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  • 2 years ago | Music News

    With a controversial name, rumored gang ties and often violent fans, Suicidal Tendencies, which formed in the early '80s, went from being voted Worst Band/Biggest Assholes in punk fanzine Flipside one year to Best New Band the next. Though recordi...

  • 2 years ago | Music News

    Bob Weir is a restless soul. Already fully engaged with Furthur (his latest and perhaps most true-to-form post-Grateful Dead venture), his solo band Ratdog, assorted musical projects at his TRI Studios, activity in various political and environmen...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    Since the beginning, there's always been an element of rebellion attached to making rock and roll. Rarely, however, has such defiance meant facing jail time, paying fines or being publicly flogged. "Our Iranian culture is very conservative, so you...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Alejandro Escovedo has made a career out of taking chances. He started in punk with the Nuns, joined cowpunks Rank & File, and formed the country-oriented True Believers with his brothers before going solo. Even after being diagnosed with hepatiti...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Oh, man, please don't compare us to Jack Johnson," Shwayze, one half of the group that bears his name, implores from his London hotel room. "People hear acoustic guitar, and for some reason the only person in the world they think of is Jack Johnso...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Divine inspiration brought the Blind Boys of Alabama together in 1939 at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind, a school that taught blind youth of the beleaguered South Braille and trained them for rudimentary careers making broom handles and...