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10 items by Jonathan Zwickel

  • Mastodon Unleash Twisted Images, Pounding Rock on Tour

    Mastodon Unleash Twisted Images, Pounding Rock on Tour | ARTICLE

    With Saturday night's Seattle performance, the second of their latest assault on the U.S., Mastodon furthered their claim as kings of wormhole-tearing, time-traveling meta-metal. The Atlanta quartet devoted most of their 70-minute set to Crack the...

    October 5, 2009 5:37 PM ET
  • TV On The Radio Unleash New Songs At Maximum Volume in Portland

    TV On The Radio Unleash New Songs At Maximum Volume in Portland | ARTICLE

    The question going into Friday night's TV on the Radio tour opener in Portland, OR was how the band would translate the orchestral heights of Dear Science, their upcoming second album for Interscope, to the stage. Earlier...

    September 8, 2008 3:30 PM ET
  • Doug Martsch Talks Built to Spill's "Perfect" Portland Show

    Doug Martsch Talks Built to Spill's "Perfect" Portland Show | ARTICLE

    If music fans have any single person to thank for the recent trend of live performances of entire albums, it's U.K. concert promoter Barry Hogan. Since 2005, Hogan's All Tomorrow's Parties series has seen the Stooges play...

    September 8, 2008 11:48 AM ET
  • Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, T.I. Glance Back at the Past at Bumbershoot 2008

    Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, T.I. Glance Back at the Past at Bumbershoot 2008 | ARTICLE

    Local overachievers Death Cab for Cutie proved an appropriate choice to close out the Bumbershoot festival in Seattle this weekend. The platinum-selling band that, as many Bumbershooters recalled, was playing to 200 people in their Bellingham, Washington...

    September 2, 2008 2:30 PM ET
  • The Saturday Knights, Howlin Rain Rule Bumbershoot's Second Stages

    The Saturday Knights, Howlin Rain Rule Bumbershoot's Second Stages | ARTICLE

    While big names like Stone Temple Pilots, T.I., Beck and Paramore rocked Seattle's Bumbershoot festival this weekend (read the mainstage report here), as usual the 36-year-old event's secondary stages were packed with talent. Here's a...

    September 2, 2008 11:31 AM ET
  • Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band Channel Rock Icons in Seattle

    Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band Channel Rock Icons in Seattle | ARTICLE

    "There's nothing that the road cannot heal," goes a line from "Moab," the lead song from last night's Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band tour opener at Seattle's Neumo's. In Oberst's case, it might be true:...

    July 31, 2008 12:49 PM ET
  • Nine Inch Nails Bring Darkness and Light to Seattle for Tour Opener

    Nine Inch Nails Bring Darkness and Light to Seattle for Tour Opener | ARTICLE

    After a headling slot at Pemberton on Friday night, Nine Inch Nails kicked off their North American tour with a 21st-century marriage of old-school showmanship and bleeding-edge technology on Saturday. With a crack four-piece band in tow...

    July 28, 2008 2:47 PM ET
  • Grunge Forefathers Green River Reunite to Salute Sub Pop's 20th Anniversary With Nostalgic Noise

    Grunge Forefathers Green River Reunite to Salute Sub Pop's 20th Anniversary With Nostalgic Noise | ARTICLE

    Grunge godfathers Green River played with their original lineup for the first time in 20 years last night, lacking none of the gut-clenching angst that influenced some of modern rock's most revered musicians. Featuring members of Pearl...

    July 14, 2008 11:28 AM ET
  • Slipknot, Disturbed, DragonForce Pound Out New Songs at Rockstar Mayhem Fest

    Slipknot, Disturbed, DragonForce Pound Out New Songs at Rockstar Mayhem Fest | ARTICLE

    Post-modern hardcore hybrids reigned supreme at the inaugural installment of the Rockstar Mayhem Festival, but not without a nod or two to ye olde metal. For their encore, headliners Slipknot thrashed through "(sic)" while drummer Joey Jordison's...

    July 10, 2008 11:02 AM ET
  • Sasquatch 2008: R.E.M., The Cure, Flaming Lips Light Up the Gorge

    Sasquatch 2008: R.E.M., The Cure, Flaming Lips Light Up the Gorge | ARTICLE

    With its sweltering heat, pouring rain, vast views and tons of music, the Sasquatch Music Festival is a three-day slice of Northwest highlife. This past weekend, 60,000-some revelers converged on the sold-out Gorge, a beautiful natural amphitheater...

    May 27, 2008 4:16 PM ET
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