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Biblical-looking men with their arms raised to heaven around a big gold flashy light
03 August 2017

Editor's note: In March of 2017, researchers from the British Museum excavating an archeological site in Greece made one of the great discoveries of the...

Illustration of movie theater with Also Playing on marquee and strange animal people standing on the street and a rat running by
04 July 2017

On their new release, “Also Playing,” the Devil Doves’ sound has departed significantly from their 2015 eponymous debut album. The ultra-percussive attack...

Black/white photo of guy playing a guitar in a band
01 June 2017

I first saw Betsy Ross at the Blind Engineer's CD release party at Ace of Cups in July of last year. I only managed to catch a couple of songs, but I...

Guy with dark beard, sunglasses and sword next to a silver statue of a half-naked warrior with metal helmet
02 May 2017

Spring break in Downtown Las Vegas. As is typical of my well rounded personality, I was calmly minding my own business and not causing any trouble. My...

Black man in red suit holding a guitar
05 April 2017

It is almost impossible to find a picture of Chuck Berry where he isn’t holding a guitar, typically a Gibson ES-350T or ES-335. Although the 335 is probably...

Kurt Cobain singing into a mic and a guitarist behind him
02 March 2017

I learned on the radio today that had he lived, Kurt Cobain would have been 50 years old on February 20, 2017. While it didn't really tug at the...