Brand New and Thrice play the first of a pair of sold-out Orlando dates.
Matthew Moyer finds himself in the same concert hall as Leonard Cohen, holy clown, dour prophet, borscht belt crooner, and true legend -- in Tampa, Florida, no less.
Ink 19 guest contributor Jeff Schweers gets a high-class thrill from gorgeous red-haired maven Neko Case, who recently gifted Floridians with a long-overdue songfest. Top of the balls to you, Neko!
Revolting Cocks' Lubricatour Tour sideswipes Orlando, nearly creaming Phillip Haire.
Strike Anywhere turns a room full of strangers into a family with their well-measured mix of melodic punk and angry politics.
Keeping it simple but not stupid, Teenage Bottlerocket and a host of others helped make Jen Cray's evening enjoyable and yes, quite punk.
Wilco wraps up a marathon North American tour at home in Chicago with the usual mix of musical precision, chemistry, and warmth.
Seven years ago, a 15-year-old Ben Wells had one goal in mind: to play music for a living. Now, with two albums to his credit as guitarist/vocalist for Black Stone Cherry, Wells' dream has become reality. Ink 19 spoke with the older and longer-haired Wells as he looked back, looked ahead, and looked out of the window of a tour bus.
The Wyrd Meme (Drag City). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Until the Earth Begins to Part (V2 Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Signal Morning (Cloud Recordings). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Love Comes Close (Matador). Review by Kiran Aditham.
After the Letters (Foreverything Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Summertime (Twentyseven Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Tracks and Traces (Gronland/High Wire). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Bell Ord Forrest (Joyful Noise). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Godless Noise (Forcefield Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Sad Man Happy Man (ATO Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Vomit of Light. Review by Robert Sutton.
The Genius Hits The Road (Concord Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Walk (Self-Released). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Through the Devil Softly (Nettwerk). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Chub EP (Cedar Fever Records). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
Priceless Concrete Echoes (Citizen). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Walking Papers EP (Grand Palace). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
Jaggedland (429). Review by Sean Slone.
Betty Davis (Light In The Attic). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Blackheart Revolution (G-Force/MVD Entertainment). Review by Jen Cray.
Horse Meat Disco (Strut). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Renihilation (20 Buck Spin). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Go West (Karma Frog). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Outside Love (Jagjaguwar). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Sex, drugs, music, money, and power are the key ingredients of this behind-the-scenes tell-all surrounding the rise and ultimate demise of Casablanca Records as told by the legendary label's executive vice president, Larry Harris.
Raleigh Briggs is not interested in the trendy side of DIY. Get down and dirty with her sweet collection of zines designed to inspire conscious living.
Jake Brown takes advantage of the 25th anniversary of Def Jam Records to present music fans with his appreciation of its co-founder, Rick Rubin.
Author Charles R. Cross delivers a unique and detailed account of Led Zeppelin's recording history -- one platinum-selling record at a time.
Veteran Rock and Roll Journalist Bruce Pollack rehashes all the significant songs and stories that led to the 1969 Woodstock Festival. Carl F Gauze is not impressed.
Albert Mudrian's Hall of Fame lineup of heavy metal Decibel masterpieces is the stuff of teenage delinquent dreams.
Spike Jonze interprets Maurice Sendak's classic children's story and accidentally produces a subtle and nuanced experience for the adult.
Zombieland breaks free from the confines of traditional zombie films by infusing extra heavy doses of black comedy with the blood and gore.