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Counting Down

Prince Albums Ranked

"Considering Prince's continued vitality and infamous vaults, he's probably got another few lifetimes' worth of music ahead of him, too." That's how I closed my
Brad Shoup | April 21, 2017 - 10:27 am

Sounding Board

In Defense Of Chicago

Tonight, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inducts -- among other acts -- Chicago, the nation's premier horn-rock band. (You can catch the televised…
Brad Shoup | April 8, 2016 - 3:26 pm

List

48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

Essay

How Brian Wilson Helped Spawn Punk

It was the winter of 1978/'79 in Los Angeles -- that is to say, not much of a winter at all. The Last were holed…
Brad Shoup | April 14, 2015 - 9:32 am

Counting Down

The Ramones Albums From Worst To Best

If everyone who ever bought a Ramones shirt bought a Ramones album, they'd be as big as fucking Aerosmith by now. But then, how many…
Brad Shoup | January 22, 2015 - 1:06 pm

Comments from Brad Shoup

Thanks for the awesome story and photos.
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April 14, 2015 on How Brian Wilson Helped Spawn Punk
murder was the face that they gave me
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April 2, 2015 on Snoop Dogg’s Instagram Causes Yet Another Controversy
I always thought there are a lot of factions for each of the first four. I asked a couple people before starting the project and Road to Ruin was their answer, so I dunno. No wrong answer.
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January 23, 2015 on The Ramones Albums From Worst To Best
i admit it's a personal problem
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January 23, 2015 on The Ramones Albums From Worst To Best
Nah, I appreciate the fact-checking. I might have read the wrong book, or I might've read the book wrong.
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January 22, 2015 on The Ramones Albums From Worst To Best
I feel you, but building a community is also v. punk
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January 22, 2015 on The Ramones Albums From Worst To Best