Oakland L. Childers
4 days ago | Music Festivals
If you don’t know what to expect, a GWAR show can be a little disturbing. When the on-stage choreographed violence begins, and the first spurts of fake blood and semen begin streaming into the crowd, more than a few people become varying degrees o...
5 days ago | Music Festivals
Sure, it’s probably smart to pace yourself when staring down the barrel of a three-day festival the goes until the wee hours. But Riot Fest gets going early and people showing up late to see System Of A Down or Ice Cube missed a lot of the fantast...
7 days ago | Music Festivals
“You’ve got to know when to leave,” says Wesley Eisold, the singer for the semi-legendary Boston hardcore band American Nightmare. It’s a statement few of the band’s fans most likely would have agreed with in the summer of 2004 when American Night...
9 days ago | Concerts
The name Jake Smith may not ring any bells, but a lot of people are familiar with his music. For seven seasons, Smith, who performs as part of a trio under the moniker the White Buffalo, provided stark music for the FX original series Sons of Anar...
21 days ago | Previews
“I’ve never understood the concept of writer’s block,” says Eric Bliss, lead guitarist for the Denver band Mako 1972. “When I sit down to write it’s easy. It’s not always good, but it’s easy. You’ve got this instrument in your hands that makes noi...
22 days ago | Profiles
It would be easy to dismiss Nick Cageao as a hired gun. After all, he didn’t join Mutoid Man, the psych-metal side project-turned-full-time-stunner from guitarist Steve Brodsky and drummer Ben Koller, until after the band released its blistering, ...