Before John Sinclair founded the White Panthers, managed the MC5 and did time for giving an undercover cop two joints as a Christmas present, he read Jack Kerouac's On the Road as a junior in high school -- and he says his life started. Sinclair will be at the Mercury Cafe on Friday, February 7 as ... More >>
Since first emerging in the mid '80s, The Cult (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) has gone through some lineup changes and been on a few breaks. Through it all, the band's core members, frontman Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy, have continued to churn out some heavy records, including 2 ... More >>
Ian MacKaye. If Ian MacKaye had a different value system, he could be one of the wealthiest men in the music business. After all, he was the primary force behind Minor Threat and Fugazi, two of the most revered rock acts of the past three decades, and he co-founded and continues to run Dischord Re ... More >>
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Stumbling down memory lane with the late Lester Bangs.
Re-examining the cultural legacy of the MC5.
A new boxed set tries to wring every last drop from the music of the late moptop.
How John Sinclair went from being a White Panther to a blues scholar.
Reviews of 23 recent superstar recordings--just in time for your holiday purchasing pleasure.
Punk godfather Wayne Kramer is keeping the legacy of the MC5 alive.