the inevitable drop in temperatures, this week's Fall Preview includes
a concert schedule that promises to keep things hot n' heavy all season
long. To accompany our selection of 24 sweat-inducing gigs, we've
assembled a sprawling Spotify playlist -- and it might actually be the
most eclectic mixtape ever made.
china is the gift of choice for a 20th anniversary. But considering
that Lollapalooza debuted in 1991 with a lineup that featured Jane's
Addiction, Nine Inch Nails, and Ice-T, the only thing Perry Farrell
& Co. should've been doing with china for the music fest's big 2-0
is breaking it over unsuspecting festivalgoers' heads.
The worst kept secret at South By Southwest Interactve was that Dave Grohl was coming to hijack the closing party last night (Tuesday) at Stubb's to promote the new Foo documentary Back and Forth. Going to SXSW to see the Foo Fighters is sort of like going to France and eating at McDonalds. You may not be doing it right.
So, strapped with added brainpower from getting our SXSWi cherry popped, we hit the streets.
By now you've likely seen the video of the late Kurt Cobain's likeness being used as a playable avatar in Guitar Hero 5 (and playing mostly songs the real Cobain would have found appalling). Most people, including the author of that video that circulated the internet so quickly, suspected Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, was responsible for it somehow.