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  • 11 years ago | Music News

    "I don't care to do the traditional things a band does, like playing 1,000 shows," says See Venus vocalist Rocky Ordoñez, who, along with three band cohorts, sits in her Kendall apartment, which is decorated college dorm-style using bits an...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    Lucero frontman Ben Nichols went through the punk phase, then survived the metal years. But, ultimately he settled on country. It wasn't the Memphis surroundings that influenced his taste for the form but rather an urge to grow as a songwriter. "I...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    Primus frontman Les Claypool seems an odd fit for a jam-band adventure on the high seas. Considered one of the more innovative bass players to emerge during the past decade, Claypool's warped genius doesn't blend with the patchouli-wearing, Birken...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    In an indie rock pasture where the remotest hint of idealism gets a band instantly thrown into the emo corral to graze alongside the cloned sheep, bands can find it difficult to stand out from the pack. It's no different for Miami's Sunday Driver,...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    A Dane whose shrill voice is piercing enough to shatter thy cup of hallowed blood, King Diamond is one of the more recognizable (and bizarre) faces on the death-metal circuit. He's influenced a new crop of middle-aged Halloween metalheads who are ...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    The numbers, at first glance, don't add up. Three albums after playing for more than 30 years may not sound right, but nobody said the climb to the top of the blues world, especially for Michael Burks, would be easy. In the late 1970s, Burks led a...