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Tom Gabel: She's a punk rock hero

Tom Gabel: She's a punk rock hero
There’s a song at the end of Against Me!’s fantastic 2007 album New Wave called “Oceans.” The second verse goes like this… If I could’ve chosen, I would’ve been born a woman/ My mother once told me she would’ve named me Laura/ I’d grow up to be strong and beautiful like her/ One day I’d find... Read more »

Jack White, Japandroids and Dave Grohl Speaks Truths

In a January issue of Rolling Stone, Dave Grohl was asked about ’90s nostalgia and tough times for rock radio. His response was freaking excellent: I don’t really see anything that I consider ’90s nostalgia. Loud-ass guitars and drummers who trash their kits — when did that ever go away? I love that a band... Read more »

Nobody Cares About the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame (and rightfully so)

Nobody Cares About the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame (and rightfully so)
How exactly do you get into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame? Practice, practice, practice? An excellent start. Sell mountains of albums and be annoyingly regular on the radio? That next, yes. Have lots of friends and make nice with all the right folks? There you go. But this is rock ‘n’ roll. Something... Read more »
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs vs. Sleigh Bells: A no-comparison comparison

Sleigh Bells. I don’t get it. I mean, I would love to own a pair of the percussives. What I’m talking about is the suddenly uber-popular new noise band who use the name facetiously. This past week they performed on SNL, graced the cover of SPIN and grabbed four stars from Rolling Stone (a mag I... Read more »
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