Trainwreck is a loving celebration of bros, leather pants, and machismo. PopMatters talks with Kyle Gass about the new album and metal parody.
The Buzzocks storm New York playing their first two classic albums and associated singles and PopMatters chats with frontman Pete Shelley and cohort Steve Diggle.
The lo-fi mastermind behind the Wave Pictures celebrates the first major American release of his band's music by revealing an out-and-out love of D.H. Lawrence and Bukowski, an aversion towards sci-fi, and reveals which Lou Reed album is truly the greatest of all time ...
Just as Internet seemed to be progressing in a bold, logical, forward-thinking direction, Apple's acquisition of Lala sadly puts the business model of online music back to square one.
If any band is heir to the musical path Joy Division laid out, it would be the Cure, quite possibly the second-most influential band of the post-punk era.
Ronnie James Dio kicked off the '80s by helming Black Sabbath after Ozzy Osbourne's departure. During the '80s, he routinely shunned temptation to soften or commercialize his sound. 20 years later, metal is immeasurably the better thanks to his efforts.
When news spread across the Internet on Saturday that legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio had succumbed to his battle with stomach cancer, I
The Smoke Fairies stake their claim with a unique eclectic blend of blues and folk, laced with soulful harmonic shiverings of emotive lyrics.
With a full-length album out and a new EP on the way, Matt Pond talks to PopMatters about how he doesn't discriminate against science fiction universes, how he has his power to talk animals out of eating him, and why he enjoys drinking with his good buddy Stress ...
Let there be no doubt that Eric Dolphy warrants mention amongst jazz music’s all-time immortals.