11 days ago | Concert Review
"Dude! What kind of a grown man acts that way in public?!" It was hardly the kind of commentary you'd expect mid-way through Saturday night's Anthrax set, during their double-bill with U.K. proto-thrash gods Motörhead at Pompano Beach Amphith...
25 days ago | Concerts
If you graduated high school in 1989 like I did, the late-80s, early-90s freak flag that was Riot Fest's Chicago lineup this past weekend would make you feel right at home in your backwards baseball cap and cargo pants. Unfortunately, most of thos...
7 months ago | Interviews
"When I went into Berklee (School of Music), I never thought I'd join a rock band," Will Calhoun drawls over the phone en route to a recording session he's producing in New York City. For the millions who have headbanged to Calhoun's vicious kick-...
12 months ago | Concert Review
Last week when I interviewed Earth, Wind & Fire bassist extraordinaire Verdine White, I referred to the band's amazing performance on PBS' Soul! show in 1973 as "what it must've been like to see" them in a club. Verdine didn't exactly deny that, s...
1 year ago | Interviews
There's very little in the music world that Earth, Wind & Fire bassist Verdine White hasn't accomplished in his 44 years as a recording artist. He's sold hundreds of millions of records. He's played in front of mammoth festival crowds. He's widely...
1 year ago | Concerts
Help Blowfly save his house! Give to the Indiegogo campaign by 3 a.m. tonight (midnight PST). The following is an account of the strangest routed tour in my 10 years with Blowfly through San Jose, Costa Rica to Baltimore, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, L...