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Just as they followed up the Chicago episode of Sonic Highways with a club show at Cubby Bear, Foo Fighters followed their HBO show's Nashville episode with a Halloween gig at the Ryman. The band put…   Read Story »
When the Foo Fighters announced a five-day residency on the Late Show With David Letterman as they're getting ready to drop both an album and a TV show, it seemed likely that they'd debut five of the…   Read Story »
In an interview with Metal Hammer, Ozzy Osbourne announced that Black Sabbath would be recording a new album, and that it would be their last. He also said they want to do one final tour. The band…   Read Story »
It's been a while since we heard Beth Gibbons' ghostly voice, but this week she showed up in a unique setting. Instrumental metal band GONGA recorded a cover of Black Sabbath's "Black Sabbath,"…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Check out GIFs and performance videos from the Grammys here and our wrap-up essay here. Here we go! The festivities are underway and the hardware is being handed out, and in this space…   Read Story »
For their massive new double album Mole City, Quasi, the long-running indie duo of Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss, recorded a grand total of 24 songs, including the previously-posted "You Can Stay But…   Read Story »
Few bands can claim to have invented an entire genre of music. The Beatles didn't do it. The Beach Boys and visionary writer and producer Brian Wilson didn't do it. Frank Zappa didn't do it. Black…   Read Story »
There's been a lot of good discourse surrounding the "reunited" Black Sabbath's new album, the Rick Rubin-produced 13. Steve Smith and Ben Ratliff offered some fascinating and thoughtful insights…   Read Story »
When I gave a negative review to "The End Of The Beginning," the second single to be released from Black Sabbath's 13, I did so based on a ridiculous edit of the song wedged into a pandering,…   Read Story »
I watch a lot of television -- like A LOT of television -- and I've never seen a single episode of CSI. I know this sounds snobbish (and maybe it is in fact snobbish), but I'm saying it to make a…   Read Story »