Roundtable: Do Motley Crue Owe Fans an Apology for Reuniting?

When Motley Crue announced they would be reuniting last week, less than four years after the last date of their much-hyped "Final Tour," some people weren't surprised; after all, look at how many bands have said farewell, only to come back for a money grab reunion. But there were many hardcore fans of the Crue... Continue Reading →

Talking ‘Definitely Maybe’ by Oasis at 25 on Indie617

Those Gallagher brothers will never give up the ridiculousness. Today, Noel released his latest EP under the High Flying Birds moniker, This Is the Place. That's exactly one week after his younger sibling Liam dropped a heavily promoted sophomore solo LP, Why Me? Why Not. Now they're battling it out for the attention of fans... Continue Reading →

Interview: James Frontman Tim Booth

One of the better double bills of the summer so far is James and The Psychedelic Furs. For the former, I sat down with band leader Tim Booth to talk about the group's latest album, Living in Extraordinary Times, the current state of the world and how he found out Batman was a fan of... Continue Reading →

Talking ‘Unknown Pleasures’ at 40

June 15 marks the 40th anniversary of Joy Division's first full-length LP, Unknown Pleasures, and today I was a guest on Indie617's Morning Glory with Michael Marotta to sit down and talk about it. The two of us discussed a variety of the record's aspects, from the iconic cover to the fresh and "futuristic" sound... Continue Reading →

The Music Feuds of Howard Stern

Howard Stern Comes Again, the first book by the legendary shock jock in nearly 25 years, lands on shelves today. Music has always played a major part of his radio show, whether it's by having many of his favorite musicians perform or be interviewed on the show. He's also got into a number of feuds... Continue Reading →

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