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Liam Hodges: Rugged beginnings into Luxury Menswear (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

Designs rooted in reality and heightened by the imagination. Liam Hodges' innovations have already been worn by international music artists such as...

Highly Suspect's Johnny Stevens Bares All (and Gives Zero F*cks)

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Don't be mistaken -- Highly Suspect is definitely not your average "boy band." So exactly what is it about this trio that makes them so special? Well, aside from their striking good looks... just about everything.

The Kurt Cobain Movie You Need to See: "Soaked In Bleach"

Tony Potts | Posted 06.11.2015 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

Some of these factions have come in the form of movies, both documentary and scripted. I've seen nearly all of them. Some of are the definition of faction and others, while earnest, miss the mark. Until now.

Pixies Slice Up Eyeballs at the Beacon Theater

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.27.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

While the band utilized every nook and cranny of acoustics inside the theater, it was sometimes sloppy and sometimes brilliant as they plugged through their vast catalog.

Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

CD Review: "I Am Love" by I Am Love

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 03.31.2015 | Arts
Christopher Zoukis

I Am Love just released a self-titled album which reflects their personal tastes in music: the psychedelic; the Vaudevillian; a little Seattle grunge; and what, for lack of a better term, is called theatrical rock.

CD Review: Reviver by The Torn Images

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 03.31.2015 | Arts
Christopher Zoukis

Like Nirvana, The Torn Images are dependent upon driving, fuzz-busting guitars. For example, the opening track "The Drifting" begins with thrumming guitars that presage a real rock-out. Unfortunately, the guitars just keep thrumming, along with the addition of drums and bass.

Discussion with Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.01.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Eleven years before the release of Nirvana's juggernaut Nevermind during the apex of glam metal, Sub Pop Records was a fledgling Xerox-and-X-Acto-knife-produced fanzine that championed local music scenes across the country.

Meet The Teen Band That Might Just Take Over Rock Music

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.01.2014 | Teen

If you saw the members of Austin band Residual Kid in passing, you might think they were heading to school or a skate park, and you definitely wouldn'...

Innovative Jams for the Internet Age: Crater Is the Next Band You Need to Know

Jesse Damiani | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

Seattle, a city that's been situated at the epicenter of music history on more than one occasion, is yet again home to one of the most remarkable new acts in America -- but don't expect a grunge or indie rock revival.

Cobain 20 Years Later: Smells Like Another Retrospective

Dave Tomar | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dave Tomar

To only remember Cobain as bitterly conflicted by his own success is to allow his suicide to overshadow the reason he was the anointed one.

Pearl Jam Ride High At Barclays Center

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.23.2013 | Arts
Salvatore Bono

You can say seeing Pearl Jam in concert is like surfing. Sometimes it starts off bombastic and free-falling. Other times it will feel like it is a gradual build and ebbs and flows through various cycles on your journey.

Kurt Cobain's Style Lives On

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 04.05.2013 | Style

Kurt Cobain died 19 years ago today on April 4, 1994. The Nirvana frontman's death was felt acutely by teenagers at the time who felt that the musicia...

Floating Babies, What? The Story Behind Nirvana's "Nevermind" Cover Shoot

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

Kirk completed the "Nevermind" assignment over three shoots on location in Southern California. Working at a public pool in Pasadena, he convinced friends to press their four-month-old boy into the service of rock n' roll.

Are Combat Boots Cool And Feminine, Or Just Downright Ugly?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Style

Exhibit A: Miley's boots.

The Afghan Whigs Get Up In It at Terminal 5

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

From small headlining gigs to playing Lollapalooza and then curating this year's ATP, The Afghan Whigs are enjoying their time back together, which brought them to a sold-out crowd at Manhattan's Terminal 5 on Friday night.

Golden Age or Gilded Cage?

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Kurt Ellenberger

The Golden Age of any style is both a blessing and a curse, but for pop music in particular, escape is very difficult.

fiN: 'Twenty Three'/'Eve' Launch at Bush Hall, London

Lydia Hughes | Posted 06.23.2012 | Entertainment
Lydia Hughes

fiN, the alternative rock quartet from Wandsworth played at Bush Hall, London this week to launch their new single 'Twenty Three' / 'Eve'.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Candlebox Is Never "Far Behind"

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Multi-platinum rockers Candlebox are back with their first studio album in almost four years called Love Stories & Other Musings.

Create Complex Grunge Photo FX With GothPix

John Paul Caponigro | Posted 04.07.2012 | Arts
John Paul Caponigro

Splatter, speckle, and stain your images in seconds with the iPhone app Goth Pix. It generates surprisingly rich and complex weathering ef...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Motopony Rides and TAB says "I Love You"

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Duxbury, Massachusetts-based TAB the Band features brothers Tony and Adrian Perry, who are probably sick about you asking them what it's like having Aerosmith legend Joe Perry as their dad.

Fashion Imitates Reality: Your Not-So-Standard Occupy Wall Street Post

Jacqueline Alemany | Posted 12.25.2011 | Style
Jacqueline Alemany

The people of Occupy Wall Street are having their it-girl/boy moment and the fashion industry is listening, watching and responding.

De Lune: A Mix Of Grunge And Girly

deluneblog.com | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

After a minimal day of shows, Natalile, Dylana & I lounged and enjoyed the visual stylings of the Von Vonni Spring gown collection at the astoundingly...

Kurt Cobain Memorial Dedicated In Washington

AP | Posted 06.06.2011 | Arts

ABERDEEN, Wash. -- A sculpted guitar memorial to Kurt Cobain has been unveiled in a park in the Nirvana frontman's Washington state hometown. The ded...

Charm School 101 for the College Student

Tracey D. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Tracey D. Smith

When I wake up in the morning, I find sheer enjoyment walking to my dressing area, opening the huge doors of my closets, and selecting my fashion ense...