Tuesday, January 7 2014
Kiss has authored numerous crowd-pleasing rockers, but don't overlook how good their late-'70s disco detour is.
Sunday, March 4 2012
The David Lee Roth-fronted Van Halen returns after a 28-year absence. Who else has made fans wait that long? Quite a few, it turns out.
Monday, October 31 2011
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently announced its 15 nominees for its 2012 induction class. Once again, that means the blogosphere is abuzz with complaints about the Hall's irrelevancy. Are they legitimate?
Monday, August 1 2011
Some of these are hopefully no-brainers, others may be head-scratchers. All of them are albums that deserve a fresh appraisal.
Tuesday, October 5 2010
Fans have made a strong case for the following bands and artists who weren’t nominated this year and aren’t in the hall of fame yet.
Thursday, August 19 2010
When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...
Thursday, January 14 2010
Festivals like Pitchfork and Bonnaroo often feel like survival tests, but at Jazzfest and Voodoo, concertgoers can relax and enjoy the music.
Wednesday, November 18 2009
Highlights from the Voodoo Experience: 30 October - 1 November 2009 - New Orleans / In its 11th year the festival welcomed a plethora of musical greats to help embrace New Orleans under Halloween's spell.