ACL Fest Reveals 2014 Lineup

The 2014 ACL Fest lineup feels similar to other mega-festivals this year The 2014 Austin ...

30 Most Underrated Comic Book Characters Part 1

Counting down the 30 Most Underrated Comic Book Characters Of All Time; those superheroes and supervillains who deserve a bigger share of the comic and movie spotlight. Recently I saw the excellent Captain America: The Winter Soldier (click here for my review). I was happy to see the inclusion of the Falcon, an awesome Marvel character who […]

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Coachella 2014 Webcast Schedule Announced

Check out the full Webcast lineup for Coachella 2014  Tomorrow kicks off the first weekend of the 2014 Coachella Music Festival. For those who couldn’t make it down to the desert festival, you’re in luck; the official webcast schedule was just announced. The webcast will air on the festival’s  three official YouTube Channels, all of […]

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Smashing Pumpkins Adore Reissue Details Revealed

Smashing Pumpkins Adore Reissue Details Revealed: deluxe edition of band’s dark opus will include six discs, including rarities and a concert DVD.  Fans of the Smashing Pumpkin’s dark gem Adore can rejoice; today frontman Billy Corgan announced news of the long-in-the-works deluxe reissue today on the band’s official site. In addition to new stereo and […]

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review-Superhero Conspiracy Movie

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review-Superhero Conspiracy Movie. Marvel Studios shakes up its formula with Captain America sequel. You can be forgiven for not being overly excited by a Captain America sequel. While the first film remains the most visually and tonally distinctive movie in Marvel Studio’s filmography, it paled in comparison to the more […]

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Afghan Whigs ‘Do To The Beast’ Review

Afghan Whigs ‘Do To The Beast’ Review: Cincinnati alt-rockers return with a more polished version of their gritty soul-rock swagger. If they’ve seen it all, show them something new. That’s vocalist Greg Dulli’s appropriate opening salvo on Parked Outside, the first track off Do To The Beast, the first new Afghan Whigs album in 16 […]

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Albums Revisited: The Cult’s ‘Sonic Temple’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: The Cult’s ‘Sonic Temple’ Turns 25. It was the album that made the Cult megastars, but it almost did them in.  Last year the Cult embarked on  the Electric 13 tour, where they played their rough-edged 1987 classic rock opus from start to finish. Click here for my Electric 13 Concert Tour Review […]

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Robert Smith Announces 3 New Cure Albums, Attacks Music Critic

Robert Smith Announces 3 New Cure Albums, Attacks Music Critic: Cure frontman clarifies recent comments on new Cure material, and goes off on a reviewer who trashed the band’s recent gig. It’s nice to know that no matter how old a punk/goth luminary gets, he can still dredge up the angst when necessary. Such is […]

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Batman’s 75th Anniversary Celebration Plans Revealed

Batman’s 75th Anniversary Celebration Plans Revealed; The Dark Knight turns 75 on March 30th, 2014. And Warner Bros. and DC Comics will celebrate his birthday in grand style. I’ve noted a lot of album and movie birthday/anniversaries lately, but all pale in comparison to the 75th birthday of my all time favorite superhero and role […]

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Albums Revisited: ‘The Crow’ Soundtrack Turns 20

Albums Revisited: ‘The Crow’ Soundtrack Turns 20: Brooding set of tunes still thrills. The month of March has seen many seminal 90′s albums turn 20: Aphex Twin’s SAW Vol II, Soundgarden’s ‘Superunknown’ and Nine Inch Nail’s ‘The Downward Spiral’. But another classic 90′s album will turn 20 on March 29th:  the soundtrack for 90′s goth-revenge comic […]

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Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Announced

Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Announced…and it kinda sucks The official 2014 Lollapalooza lineup has been announced…and it’s probably the worst lineup in the festival’s history. Headliners include Eminem, Kings Of Leon, Skrillex, Outkast and Arctic Monkeys. Outkast..cool, esp. since they’re reforming. That I get. Arctic Monkeys are mainly cool because they’re heavily influenced by Queens Of […]

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