| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Boston's most famous '90s alt-rock band, The Lemonheads, will perform its 1992 breakthrough album, "It's a Shame About Ray" in its entirety at the Ottobar on Saturday. There's been a revolving door of members over the years, but frontman Evan Dando...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 2:41 AM
You know how The Roots band leader Questlove kind of always seems to be in Chicago deejaying at a nightclub nearby? If you didn't previously think that these sets were not to be missed, i'm telling you: Don't miss a Questlove DJ set if you can help it....
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:27 PM
If you release a wine before its time, it's not so fine. In the early 90's when the band Nirvana and grunge music out of Seattle was blowin up, I spoke with the rock band Candlebox during my KLOL days. After selling more than 4 million copies of their...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:22 PM
There’s definitely no Grinch in the small town of Aberdeen.
Public donations to a grass-roots “Grinch Fund” -- established when a local diner closed without warning, leaving its 12 employees without their $16,000 in back pay –...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Christopher Paul Stelling
w/ Brian Dolzani. Free. 9 p.m., Sept. 12. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, barnightclub.com, manicproductions.org
As Christopher Paul Stelling recalls how he acquired his first guitar — a hand-me-down received at 8 or...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The Melvins Lite
Wed., Oct. 3, 9 p.m. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven. (203) 624-8623, toadsplace.com. $18, $15/advance. with Tweak Bird.
There's nothing "lite" about the Melvins Lite lineup playing at Toad's Place this Wednesday night. It's...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:05 AM
The Hold Steady
July 19, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) ) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com
Rock and Roll is revolutionary. It's about sex and rebellious youth. It's about a new generation forging its own world in contrast to the...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:05 AM
w/ A Life Once Lost, Lightsbane, Pariah, Oath of Insanity and Circle the Drain. $12 advance, $15 doors. 6 p.m., Nov. 15. The Webster Underground, 31 Webster St., Hartford, webstertheater.com
Dave Davidson's longtime affinity for metal...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Currently out promoting his recently released memoir Waging Heavy Peace, Neil Young, who many sight as the godfather of grunge, says hearing of the suicide note left by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain “f***ed with me.” Cobain, who shot himself in...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Baltimore Sun Ring Posts columnist and theScore Television Network on-air personality Arda Ocal sat down recently with Diamond Dallas Page. Among the topics discussed were:
* DDP Yoga. How Shawn Michaels was the first WWE superstar to use it after...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Jenny Owen Youngs
w/ Mirah and Jaymay. $12 advance, $14 doors. 7 p.m., Nov. 11. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Building H, Hamden, (203) 288-6400, thespace.tk.
As a frivolous pop song, "Call Me Maybe" happily aspires to be nothing more than that....