It’s not usually a good idea to judge a book by its cover, but it’s hard not to with Ace Frehley’s new memoir, No Regrets (Simon & Schuster). The cover image features the former KISS guitarist slumped in the back seat of a car, his hair greasy and his eyes bloodshot, giving an unconvincing thumbs […]
“Prison ain’t changed shit, homeboy,” T.I. declared on his new single, “I’m Flexin.” With all due respect to the self-appointed King Of The South, at least a little shit has changed… homeboy.
Of the “Big Four” of ’80s thrash metal — Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer and Metallica — it’s often been said that Anthrax are the funny ones. Which is an odd compliment. It’s kind of like singling out the funniest Ice Road Trucker. It’s not really a profession where humor is an asset.
It’s a mathematical probability that everybody on the planet has slow-danced to the Bangles song “Eternal Flame” at least once in their lifetime.
If you’re a fan of Stephen Malkmus and his copious bands — Pavement, Silver Jews, the Jinks, et al — you’re likely already aware that his new album, Mirror Traffic, is dropping today. But as much as I’d like this to be huge news, the vast majority of the music-loving world is not waiting with […]
I was definitely not one of those people anxiously awaiting the release of David Comes to Life, the latest by Canadian hardcore sextet Fucked Up. I will say this much, I love the band’s name.
If Moby had the bravado of LL Cool J, he might’ve opened his newest album, Destroyed — which gets released on Tuesday, May 17th— with a lyric like “Don’t call it a comeback / I’ve been here for years!” But that’s never been Moby’s style, even if the sentiment is kind of accurate. It’s quite […]
In some ways, the new Sammy Hagar memoir, Red: My Uncensored Life In Rock, is exactly what you’d expect from a Sammy Hagar memoir.