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Dear ‘girlfriend metal’: Fuck you and the Facebook page you rode in on

I had no idea that the term "girlfriend metal" was used anywhere outside my immediate circle of snarky, elitist Brooklyn-based friends.
Take this genre and shove it
By KIM KELLY  |  August 26, 2011

2010: The Year In Pop Music

Music may exist to express emotions, dreams, and nightmares, but beyond its loftier aims, it's a means of escape.
A schizophrenic year of rock and pop
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 24, 2010

Kylesa tell a simpler story

Shaking off the crust
Shaking off the crust
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 22, 2010

High On Fire at Port City Music Hall

Fifteen years ago, Matt Pike was writing heavy, lysergic riffs for the influential doom-metal band Sleep, a group that explored Christianity and cannabis with equal...
By webteam  |  October 20, 2010

Fall National Pop Preview: The golden age

Okay, so the album is dead, the music industry is dead, rock is dead, and the Library of Alexandria you have stored on your C drive has killed 150 years of recorded music culture.
The industry is dead, but the music lives on
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 17, 2010