| Apr 1, 2012
It's a Thursday afternoon in a dark, windowless room by the 5 Freeway, and Mario Lalli is standing with an electric guitar. His eyes are shut tight as he slashes a jangly, agitated riff with his band, Fatso Jetson. With flannel on his back and a dark soul...
| Nov 30, 2011
Kyuss deserves its own chapter in the hard-rock and metal history books, but the quartet was swallowed up by the Southern California desert from which it came after a handful of early-‘90s albums. The band was a cult favorite at best, but kindled...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Connecticut loses bands to other scenes sometimes but sometimes we gain them back. That's a good thing. One of those bands we got back is Superart.
Superart was, at one point, stationed down in Georgia and went by the name Weirdbeard. They are back in...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 10:12 AM
2 stars (out of 4)
In the last decade, Mark Lanegan has been nearly as busy as Rihanna, providing vocals on numerous tracks and albums with an indie-rock-leaning pedigree. Since the break-up of his great Seattle band Screaming Trees in the ‘90s,...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The Foo Fighters, who already are scheduled to close the Lollapalooza festival Sunday, also will play a more intimate concert Saturday at Metro.
Tickets went on sale without much fanfare Thursday at etix.com and sold out within minutes. The concert is...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 2:02 AM
Pearl Jam didn’t design the first of its 20th anniversary concerts Saturday at Alpine Valley Music Theatre with the casual fan in mind.
Instead, the 2 ½-hour, 28-song set in front of a packed house was one for the diehards, a celebration of some of...
| Aug 15, 2011
Nick Oliveri of Queens of the Stone Age faces up to 15 years in prison following S.W.A.T. team standoff....
| Aug 15, 2011
Motley Crue got its start at the Whisky and the Roxy along the Strip. Now, Tommy Lee & Co. are headlining the street’s annual music festival this weekend....
| Oct 3, 2011
Reborn as Kyuss Lives with its old singer, drummer and bassist, the group of desert rockers reunited after an accidental get together last year. They'll play the Fox Theater on Saturday and the Wiltern in November. They were just teenagers......
| Oct 6, 2011
The weekly Pop & Hiss rundown of the weekend's top concerts, without a mention of Nick Lowe's two Largo concerts because they are sold-out. This week's picks include Megafaun, Guineafowl, Tiesto and more....
| Oct 13, 2011
Note on Top 5 Concerts: When I started choosing the Top 3 Concerts for The Morning Call's Go Guide 2 1/2 years ago, it quickly became apparent the format was extremely limited, leaving many very good concerts unmentioned. So when......