1. Ferguson Rapper Tef Poe: 'Americans Don't Tear Gas Other Americans'

    September 19, 2014 10:55 AM EDT The rapper Tef Poe -- real name Kareem Jackson -- from Ferguson, Mo., published an essay in Time this week on the events that took place after police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Mike Brown on Aug. 9. Read the piece here. Op-Ed: Killer Mike on the Problems Underlying the Chaos in…

  2. Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Talks Life in the Hype Machine & Debut Album: Q&A

    March 18, 2014 2:15 PM EDT "Maybe it’s just the universe sprinkling a little bit of fairy dust on five shitty kids from the rust belt," she says. It’s been less than a year since Perfect Pussy originally posted a four-track demo tape to Bandcamp, but Meredith Graves, 26-year-old frontwoman of the Syracuse…

  3. Lil' Boosie Trial: Alleged Hitman Changes Shooting Story, Twitter Arrest Made

    May 07, 2012 8:23 PM EDT The murder trial of Torrence Hatch, better known as rapper Lil' Boosie, has taken a number of surprising turns in its first three days. On Monday, witness "Marlo Mike" Louding, who had previously confessed to killing Terry Boyd for $2,800 from Boosie, changed his story.…

  4. 'Glee's Max Adler on Karofsky's Suicide Attempt in Bold Episode

    February 21, 2012 11:58 PM EST Some of the most gut-wrenching and arresting scenes from "Glee" have featured Max Adler, the 25-year-old actor who plays Dave Karofsky, the McKinley High bully figuring out his own sexual identity. Most times when he's called in for an episode it means the phrase "Very…

  5. Meet Mister Heavenly: Sub Pop's Newest Supergroup

    August 15, 2011 10:00 AM EDT "We just banged on some shit, and we worked it out," Islands frontman Nick Thorburn (formerly of the Unicorns) says of his newest collaborative project, Mister Heavenly . With Ryan Kattner of indie cult favorite Man Man and Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse and the Shins on drums, in…

  6. Electric Daisy Carnival Lineups Expanded

    June 03, 2009 8:03 PM EDT Thievery Corporation, Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk, the Crystal Method, Shiny Toy Guns, STS9, Groove Armada (DJ Set) and Tortured Soul, among others, are scheduled to appear at the 2009 Electric Daisy Carnival, to be held June 26-27 at Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Park in Los Angeles. The…

  7. Green Day Celebrates 'Breakdown' With NYC Club Gigs

    May 20, 2009 11:19 AM EDT Green Day brought its "21st Century Breakdown" celebration to New York City, with a pair of small club shows just days before the album officially debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 . After a Monday night fan club-only gig at the Bowery Ballroom, part two of Green Day’s New York…

  8. Nickelback/ Feb. 28, 2009 / Detroit (Joe Louis Arena)

    March 02, 2009 11:19 AM EST Nickelback has been a big, arena-sized rock band for the better part of a decade. Now it's starting to act like one. The multi-platinum Canadian quartet's show in support of its sixth studio album, 2008's "Dark Horse," marks its first real foray into big-time rock &…

  9. Alkaline Trio

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST From Argento's Transylvania to Hitler's Hofbrauhause, a European tour proves interesting beyond the gigs. Matt On Italy - Feb. 17 We played our first club date ever in Italy that night (as we've only just played two festivals in Bologna in the past) in Milan, and had a great…