Strangely soothing and abrasive at once, Ringo Deathstarr distill the dissonant charms of shoegaze down to the last detail: loud guitars that only get louder; distortion pedals that are likely hot to the touch from overuse; entrancing, benumbed vocals that frequently sound as if they were phoned in from the furthest recesses of the Milky Way.
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His vocals often sound as if they were tracked in a field of daisies, sunshine warming his blood, as opposed to any kind of traditional recording studio. Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson giving lusty, howling voice to that band’s blustery, blues-informed rock ’n’ roll.
Queen is one of the most ridiculous bands ever. They’re also one of the greatest.
Friday, your plate is going to be full — of glistening meats of questionable composition.
Country pop fireballs The Band Perry will likely perform their aforementioned latest single, along with hits like “If I Die Young” and “You Lie,” when they play the Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill’s on Oct. 3.
Miss out on either of Guns N’ Roses residencies at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel? Well, now you can get in on the action from the comfort of your couch.
The audience cheered as the satellite collided with their faces, probe-first.
“Under the Electric Sky,” a 3-D documentary about the Electric Daisy Carnival, shot at EDC 2013, opens today at AMC Town Square 18.
Hoping for the best while bracing for the worst is a recurring lyrical motif of Californian screamo quintet Touche Amore, who aim to reassure with hoarse throats and battered hearts.
More indebted to The Allman Brothers Band than the Dead, Widespread Panic has become the most consistent act of their ilk, their dedication to the road underscored by 10, count ’em, 10 live albums. They play July 4 at The Joint.
The precise, locomotive rhythms of electronic dance music, which reverberate through this city’s nightclubs from the fingertips of the DJs who have become some of Vegas’ biggest stars, can be traced all the way back to Dusseldorf, Germany, some four decades ago.
Shahab Zargari’s clicking an invisible camera. Sitting at a small table at The Beat Coffeehouse and Records on a recent Tuesday evening, the founder of Vegas-based label GC Records mimes taking a picture as he discusses an upcoming compilation featuring local acts.
Comedian Kevin Hart’s box-office hit “Think Like A Man Too” is set in Vegas. He’ll return to the scene Sept. 5-6, bringing his “Hartbeat Weekend” with comedy shows, a performance by Kendrick Lamar and even a blackjack tourney at The Cosmopolitan.
Here are three new CDs you need: Mastodon’s melodic “Once More ‘Round The Sun,” Strand of Oaks’ feel-good “HEAL” and Jad Fair & Danielson’s smily “Solid Gold Heart.”
A few thoughts on day two of the Electric Daisy Carnival.
With the Electric Daisy Carnival back this weekend, so is Dada Life. Since the success of the Swedish DJ duo at EDCs past, Dada Life has been on a quest to one-up themselves at each EDC appearance.
Kaskade or Avicii?
An album years in the making tops the latest roundup of Vegas music releases:
Four recommended new CDs released this week:
For the first time, the Electric Daisy Carnival will be broadcast live online via the website for promoter Insomniac Events.
With the Electric Daisy Carnival just days away, just how big an undertaking is the three-day event? Here’s a look at the numbers.
Guns N’ Roses is doing well during its second residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock, according to Billboard’s Boxscore. Here’s a look at the numbers for G N’R and other Las Vegas shows.
In a little over a month, Chris DeMakes of Less Than Jake will have spent one full year of his life playing the Warped Tour.
What’s in a name? Lots of shredded corpses, in this case. When it comes to awesomely over-the-top band monikers, few genres of music can compete with death metal.
Four recommended new CDs out this week: