“I feel like I’m gonna die,” Lydia Loveless sings, though that might not be the most accurate way to describe her actions: Singing is a conscious act, and this feels different, her words reflexive and involuntary, like the sound you make when you drop something heavy on your foot.
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Knock on metal folding chair, this is it for Steven Goldberg. The local all-ages show promoter raps his knuckles on the seat next to him, hoping for the best in a scene where he’s often seen the worst.
Make your ear holes happy with these three new CDs.
On Sunday, Elvis Costello and The Roots took the stage together for the second performance of a two-night engagement at the Brooklyn Bowl, a new venue with an old look.
A few things to look forward to, hope for when Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden come to town in July.
OneRepublic tops the bill at the annual Tiger Jam benefit concert.
His voice is as warm and welcoming as the weather outside the enclosed porch in which he sits on this 70-degree afternoon.
Three recommended CDs that came out today:
Imagine Dragons lands at No. 31 on Billboard magazine’s list of highest-grossing music acts, ahead of big names such as Jimmy Buffett and Elton John.
The announcement of Las Vegas dates by Queen with Adam Lambert prompts discussion of other bands that successfully replaced a lead singer, either through an untimely death or simply because everyone in the band wasn’t on the same page musically.
A new punk rock supergroup and a rising pop duo top the latest roundup of Vegas music releases:
How smooth is Pharrell Williams? The mere mention of his name is a powerful aphrodisiac.
Drive-By Truckers’ “English Oceans” is among a couple of new CDs we can recommend.
Close your eyes for a second, think of Miley Cyrus, and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? It’s probably a vision of Cyrus’ tongue, surging past her lips like an inmate on a prison break.
Show headliner Pentagram has been around in various incarnations for more than four decades but has only recently emerged from the heavy metal underground as frontman Bobby Liebling has finally come to grips with his substance abuse issues.
There’s a band seated in a corner of a southside PT’s, sharing pizza, beers and a few laughs before a practice session on a Tuesday evening.
Three recommended new CDs out today
In honor of Harold Ramis and the greatness of “Ghostbusters,” here are my top five favorite soundtracks.
It’s like the Human Genome Project, but with punk bands swapped for DNA.
Imagine Dragons’ smash single “Radioactive” now enjoys the longest run ever on the Billboard Hot 100 in this, its 77th week on the chart.
The unseasonably warm weather has us thinking of the warmer months ahead, a time synonymous with some great Las Vegas music festivals whose line-ups have started taking shape.
After frontman Josh Homme’s brush with death, Queens of the Stone Age added a touch of vulnerability to its powerful mix at The Joint on Thursday.
It’s a bit past 5:30 on a Saturday evening, and in a corner booth of the velvet cocoon that is Champagne’s Cafe, talk has turned to extraterrestrials.
It’s a grown-man record, the kind of album that results from punks becoming fathers and husbands, their outlook on life expanding right along with their families.