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The Big Hurt: The month in tragedy, rampages, and weird cheese
It's been a sad and grisly few weeks for live music.
Music news in brief
| July 20, 2012
The Big Hurt: The Stone Roses and other tales of the living dead!
In the spooky spirit of the Phoenix Halloween Goth special, a chilling tale of a band returning from the dead!
Music news in brief
| October 28, 2011
AUGUST 1995 • Blur vs. Oasis — battling bands release singles on the same day. Blur's "Country House" outsells Oasis's "Roll With It" 274k to 216k; they finish Nos. 1 and 2 on UK chart.
From Suede crashing the party to a 2000 wake-up call
| August 19, 2011
Leftover Lunch [Wednesday– 3/16]
Guest DJ: Paul DriscollBig Audio Dynamite II – The Globe Depeche Mode – Never Let Me Down Again The Replacements – Alex Chilton The Jam...
| March 16, 2011
The Big Hurt: NKOTBSB hit the road!
Guys! You guys! Holy shit, guys: NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK and the BACKSTREET BOYS are teaming up for a headlining tour in 2011.
Plus, Justin Bieber vs. Wyclef Jean, Primal Scream vs. Kevin Shields, and Beatles UK vs. Beatles USA
| December 03, 2010
Adidas Star Wars ad featuring Noel Gallagher and Ian Brown
| June 08, 2010
Straight Out of Brighton [Video Edition]
Editors – Papillon Ian Brown – Stellify The Big Pink – Dominos Arctic Monkeys – Cornerstone
| November 17, 2009
The Big Hurt: Another Brown bagged
Ian Brown: lady hitter?
Plus Stockman sickened, Sublime subpoena'd,
| November 13, 2009
The Big Hurt: Liam alone
Everyone figured that Noel Gallagher would go solo — it’s been hinted at for years — but the break-up of Oasis has made it a grim inevitability.
Can an Oasis spinoff help but suck?
| November 06, 2009
Review: The Stone Roses | The Stone Roses (Legacy Edition)
The Stone Roses' 1989 debut LP has been deified by such dubious tastemakers as the NME and Oasis's Noel Gallagher — and the rest of us really like it too.
| September 18, 2009
The Countdown / First Contact [TUESDAY – 9/15]
[# 5] AFI - Medicate [# 4] Matt & Kim - Daylight [# 3] Phoenix - 1901 [# 2] Weezer - I Want You To...
| September 15, 2009
The Big Hurt: Don't look back in anger
"You don't know what you've got till it's gone," Janet Jackson once famously sampled, and how true it is. Only now that Noel Gallagher has left in a firestorm of brotherly acrimony can I truly take stock of my feelings toward Oasis.
The best of times with the worst of bands
| September 11, 2009
The Big Hurt: Broken bones and stripper poles
Only a few weeks ago, I was making fun of Aerosmith for their inability to present Aerosmith in their Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Presents Aerosmith tour.
The Big Hurt: Music news in brief
| August 21, 2009
The Big Hurt: Hootie goes country, Roses stay in denial, Spector gets 'demonic'
I’m still not used to the idea that Darius Rucker (“Hootie” to you and me) is a chart-topping country superstar now.
Music news in brief
| March 31, 2009
Death Cab for Cutie – I Wanna Be Adored and Cath… [VIDEOS]
Death Cab For Cutie - I Wanna Be Adored [STONE ROSES COVER] Death Cab for Cutie - Cath... [VIDEO] Death Cab for Cutie -...
| August 29, 2008
Skipping gaily down the aisle
Enough about political justice; bring on the celebrity weddings!
The ultimate gay-celebrity wedding planner
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| June 04, 2008
The end is nigh! And I’m not talking about the mortgage market.
Bad news begets good tunes
| September 12, 2007
“I like that Stone Roses song,” one of them noted. “You know the one I mean — ‘I Wanna Be a Door.’ ”
The mysterious allure of 27
| August 14, 2007
Going ape for the Arctic Monkeys
Compared to a single verse written by Alex Turner, the entire Lennon/McCartney oeuvre is but an execrable pile of rubbish.
On the record
| February 22, 2006
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