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Keith Richards In “I’ve Got Some Really Good Hash!” Shocker
Why is Keith Richards having problems writing his autobiography? Because he got high. Why is Keith Richards eating cigarettes on stage? Because he got high. Why is Keith Richards laying on a beach, complaining that he's read every book ever written, so someone better hurry up and make more? Because he got high, because he…
Crocs Inc.--the makers of the ugly, yet allegedly very comfortable rubber shoes that are most famously worn by Mario Batali--is trying to hip up its brand. What better way to do that than by sponsoring some music festivals?
Scam Artists Assault Club Owners With False Promises Of Tone Loc and Dio
Tone Loc isn't just a man of his word--he's a man of others' words, too. After learning that two Michigan club owners were duped out of $1,400 by a scam artist claiming to be his booking agent, Tone has offered to play both engagements for his regular fee, which might--or might not--be a little more…
R.E.M. Has Critics Racing For Their Memories
From time to time, we like to round up the all-important, all-summarizing last sentences of the biggest new-music reviews. Under consideration today is the latest album by R.E.M., Accelerate, which hits stores tomorrow:…
R.I.P. Sean LeVert
Sean LeVert, the brother of the late Gerald LeVert and the son of O'Jays lead singer Eddie LeVert, passed away after being transported from the Cuyahoga County Jail to a Cleveland-area hospital last night, according to reports.
Closing The Book On “Harp”
Once again, we present Rock-Critically Correct, a feature in which the most recent issues of Rolling Stone, Blender, Vibe and Spin are given a once-over by an anonymous writer who's contributed to several of those titles--or maybe even all of them! After the click-through, he thumbs through the final issue of Harp.
Perpetually troubled Philly rapper Beanie Sigel finds himself back in the pokey for three months after "giving a false urine sample" during a routine probationary pee check.
Itinerant Bruce Springsteen Eludes A Collabo-Hungry Nelly
Bruce Springsteen, not unlike Carmen SanDiego, is hopping from continent to continent, always one step ahead of Nelly, who still dreams of finding the wily rocker and forcing him to collaborate on a song that would hopefully be titled "Over & Over Again & Again."…