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NIN Announce US Tour

February 28th, 2005

Nine Inch Nails has announced dates for the first leg of their North American tour. The will be hitting eleven cities and playing back-to-back shows at nearly all. Tickets go on sale March 4. Read more…

By Anonymous Posted in News

Nelly Bringing Fat Joe and Fabolous on Tour

February 27th, 2005

Fat Joe and Fabolous will be joining Nelly on his upcoming spring tour as the opening acts. Nelly will warm up solo with a short tour of college campuses beginning March 7. Read more…

By Anonymous Posted in News

Ross Golan & Molehead – Reagan Baby

February 25th, 2005


(A Mediocre) Soundtrack to a Revolution

In recent years – and spurred on by the current political climate – we have seen the rise of many a new anti-establishment artist. From the hosts of MCs on the Definitive Jux label, to punk bands such as Anti Flag and Rx Bandits – heck, even traditionalist piss-n-fart acts such as NOFX and Eminem (Mosh?) – the anti-establishment genre is seeing a surge. Ross Golan & Molehead are part of this recent revival. Read more…

By Ben De Leon Posted in Reviews

Bootleggers Move Up Massacre Release

February 25th, 2005

50 Cent’s sophomore album The Massacre will be released five days earlier than originally anticipated owing to bootleg copies becoming increasingly available. The new release date is March 3. Incentives to buy the legitimate CD include a bonus track, a trailer for 50 Cent’s video game, and a chance to win G-Unit merchandise. Read more…

By Anonymous Posted in News

QOTSA Tour Canceled

February 24th, 2005

Josh Homme is reportedly suffering from a severe lung infection, and, after coughing up blood in Paris, QOTSA has canceled the remainder of their mini-tour. The band extends its apologies urges fans to keep unripped tickets in the hopes of future make-up shows. Read more…

By Anonymous Posted in News

The Bronx – The Bronx

February 23rd, 2005


Simple, Yet Amazing

“These days rock is dead, punk – we won’t even go there, and emo dudes are carrying purses. Music – well, music is exactly where it should be.” This is one of the truest sentiments recently spoken in music, and comes from The Bronx, a loud, noisy rock outfit from Los Angeles. Their songs are simple, brash, and in your face. At times on their self-titled album they screw up, or the singer falters. These imperfections help in making the album that much better. Read more…

By Fred Pilarczyk Posted in Reviews

Franz Ferdinand Push Sophomore Release

February 23rd, 2005

2004 was Franz Ferdinand’s breakthrough year and the Scotsmen aren’t looking to lose any momentum in 2005. After winning two awards at both the Brits and NMEs, the band has locked themselves away at a secret location in Scotland to complete work on their second album, hopefully due in August. Read more…

By Anonymous Posted in News

Korn Splits with Guitarist

February 23rd, 2005

Brian “Head” Welch, founding guitarist of Korn, has officially left the band, explaining he has felt emotionally distant from the band and its work for the past two years. Welch intends to dedicate himself to Christianity. Read more…

By Anonymous Posted in News

Blink-182 NOT Disbanded

February 21st, 2005

After Blink-182 bowed out of a Tsunami relief concert at the last minute, rumors swirled that the band had broken up. The rumors were seemingly confirmed by fellow relief concert performer Dave Navarro in a post on his website. Navarro has since retracted his statement and offered an apology to the band and its fans for repeating an unconfirmed rumor. Read more…

By Anonymous Posted in News

Snoop Dogg – R and G – Rythym and Gangsta: The Masterpiece

February 21st, 2005


A Whoof Whoof!

Rhythm and Gangsta follows all the trends that make up today’s commercially successful rap album. Love, hate, guns, drugs, gold, ice, and just a touch of morality. Snoop’s latest release begins with the religious overtones of “I Love To Give You Light” but the choir is shelved for the remainder of the album. After his repent Snoop goes back to pimpin’ hoes and pistol whippin’, leaving his newly found spiritual side behind. Read more…

By Robert Keefer Posted in Reviews