• Baby In Vain

    Baby In Vain

    For the Kids (Partisan Records). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Soundgarden

    12,000+ sweaty fans baked in the sun and bathed in the storm during the highly anticipated grunge era union of Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails at West Palm’s popular outdoor concert venue, but Christopher Long only came to hear one of those bands play.

  • Soundgarden

    Soundgarden

    12,000+ sweaty fans baked in the sun and bathed in the storm during the highly anticipated grunge era union of Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails at West Palm’s popular outdoor concert venue, but Christopher Long only came to hear one of those bands play.

  • Nirvana: In the Words of the People Who Were There

    Nirvana: In the Words of the People Who Were There

    An expansive and exhaustive behind-the-scenes account of Nirvana’s meteoric rise to fame, and the untimely death of its iconic frontman, Kurt Cobain.

  • Ty Segall

    Ty Segall

    Ty Segall, fuzzmeister of psychedelic lo-fi garage rock, shows no signs of slowing down his Mach 3 musical momentum, as May Terry witnessed during his concert at Webster Hall, NYC.

  • Baroness

    Baroness

    Yellow & Green (Relapse / Release. Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Cuyahoga!

    Cuyahoga!

    A teenager and his favorite jukebox deal with a pre-apocalyptic one-dimensional Ohio town. We’ve all been there, haven’t we? At least Carl F Gauze has.

  • The Kills

    The Kills

    Ten years of The Kills may not mean much to some, but to many — Jen Cray included — it means a decade’s worth of killer music that’s worth celebrating.

  • Ravishers

    Ravishers

    Ravishers (Timber Carnival Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Kurt Cobain: About A Son

    Kurt Cobain: About A Son

    A mixture of interview audio and incidental footage, About A Son allows rockdom’s left handed martyr to tell his own story. Matthew Moyer appreciates the minimalism.

  • Terry Carleton

    Terry Carleton

    How do you attract a comedian’s attention? For singer/songwriter Terry Carleton, you write a song about him. In this case, the celebrity is Pee-wee Herman, who Carleton has been trying to court with the Fab Five-fueled single, “Good Morning, Mr. Breakfast.” Will Herman ever hear the track, or will The Playhouse Gang give it a thumbs down? Carleton speaks to Robert Sutton about his own “Big Adventure.”

  • Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars

    It’s Better If You Don’t Understand (Elektra). Review by Robert Sutton.

  • Styx

    Styx

    Cashing in on the current classic albums craze, Styx returned to Melbourne, Florida to recreate two best-selling records in one hit-filled evening that had Chris Long enthralled.

  • Hole

    Hole

    Courtney Love has resurrected Hole, in a way, and set out on a tour that has quickly become the must-see beautiful disaster of the summer. Jen Cray caught the uneven Orlando show.

  • Rock Shrines

    Rock Shrines

    Jeff Schweers buries this morbid, creepy, gag-inducing yet glossy coffee table tome about dead rock stars, where they died, and their final resting places.

  • Grunge

    Grunge

    Take a trip back to Seattle’s musical heydey with Michael Lavine, who brings us all manner of visual treasure with Grunge.

  • The Toadies

    The Toadies

    Reunited after a 2001 breakup and toting a new album and tour (alongside People in Planes), The Toadies bring grunge back in a big way. Jen Cray is one of many Orlando fans reveling in the murky merriment.

  • A Wished-For Song

    A Wished-For Song

    Merri Cyr tries to catch lightning in a camera lens in this re-issue of her 2002 scrapbook of intimate reflections on legendary musician Jeff Buckley. S D Green wonders if Buckley was ever really here at all.

  • Nirvana: Unplugged In New York

    Nirvana: Unplugged In New York

    Almost fourteen years to the day, and the most famous performance by one of the most influential bands in modern music will finally make its way to DVD. Nirvana: Unplugged In New York has finally arrived, and Jen Cray couldn’t be more pleased.

  • Nirvana: The Biography

    Nirvana: The Biography

    The only way to properly document Nirvana is by documenting the grunge ecosystem, Matthew Moyer thinks, and British journalist Everett True has done just this in this latest biography.

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