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Wrong place, wrong time: The Vines on late night TV

The Vines are an Australian alt-rock band that became well known around the beginning of the 2000’s. Around the same time that groups like the Strokes, White Stripes or Interpol were featured heavily on covers of magazines as part of a “garage rock…
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Presidents are created by the mainstream

                                Rant : Presidents are created by the mainstream The presidency in most countries in the world is fortunately a democratic process. There is universal suffrage giving the right to vote to all adults, regardless of status or…
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Against Me! : Pints of guinness make you strong

Against Me! released their debut album,  Against Me! is Reinventing Axl Rose, in 2002 and kept the promise of the title song, that of being the band “that plays loud and hard every night/That doesn’t care how many people are counted at the door“. In a…
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Foo Fighters aren't breaking up after all

Foo Fighters have cleared the air on rumors about what the press had labeled and imminent break up. In a satiric video posted to their web site they have announced that in fact they are keeping their initial promise and are not splitting up. You can watch the video…
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Rage Against the Machine at the Democratic Convention

Rage Against the Machine once performed at the Democratic National convention in an attempt to protest (both republican and democrat) presidential nominees for the 2000 election. Now, as the two parties seem all but set on their nominees, it’s a good opportunity to…
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Soundgarden : Superunknown

In a world filled with uncertainty Soundgarden and it’s singer Chris Cornell have been for the most part something to depend on Soundgarden was the first of the Seattle bands to receive national attention. Consequently they were the first group to elicit interest from…
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Richard Ashcroft's greatest moments

Richard Ashcroft is set to release his new album These people, after six years of silence. The first single This is how it feels treads on familiar territory from the singer’s career and has received positive critical reception. This calls for a look back at some of…
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Richard Ashcroft set to release new album

Richard Ashcroft (former singer of the Verve) has announced plans to release his first new album in six years. The forthcoming album is  to be titled “These People”. The singer, described once by music press as the shaman of rock or the heir to Mick Jagger, has…