8 items by Kevin Raub

  • Live Report: The Charlatans U.K.

    Live Report: The Charlatans U.K. | ARTICLE

    It's probably a bit disheartening -- even downright shocking -- for the Charlatans UK to go from headlining two nights in front of 120,000-plus at England's V98 Festival to playing before a crowd of 1,200 at a tiny Hollywood venue...

    August 31, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: The Verve

    Live Report: The Verve | ARTICLE

    They say hindsight is 20/20, and the Verve have learned that lesson in spades. For a band that was nearly unheard of in America just over a year ago, setting out on a stadium jaunt around the U.S. was a...

    August 19, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Catching Up With MC Lyte

    Catching Up With MC Lyte | ARTICLE

    MC Lyte offers a stern warning from the get-go of her new album, Seven and Seven: "Y'all better not f--- with me, cuz I'm having a bad day." After more than a decade in the hip-hop game, we wouldn't dare....

    August 13, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: The Donnas

    Live Report: The Donnas | ARTICLE

    "Are you ready to rock?" It may be the most overused rock & roll cliche inhistory, but for the Donnas, there's no more sincere way to let theirteenagerock & roll machine rip. And rip it did. In the great American...

    July 21, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Smashing Pumpkins

    Live Report: Smashing Pumpkins | ARTICLE

    When it comes to change, there are those who subscribe to the "If ain't broke, don't fix it!" mentality, and there are others who believe that change spells progress and shows an ability to adapt to an inconstant status quo....

    July 6, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Green Day, Third Eye Blind Come to Blows at KROQ Show

    Green Day, Third Eye Blind Come to Blows at KROQ Show | ARTICLE

    Frisbees and sombreros weren't the only things flying through the air at the sixth annual KROQ Weenie Roast and Fiesta this Saturday -- fists and bottles flew as well. When all was said and done, Green Day...

    June 23, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Kraftwerk

    Live Report: Kraftwerk | ARTICLE

    Based on the staggeringly high level of security at the Hollywood Palladium for Kraftwerk's first L.A. appearance in fifteen years, you'd have thought it was the Annual Los Angeles Gang Artillery Auction rather than a concert by...

    June 15, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: Billy Corgan Disarmed

    Q&A: Billy Corgan Disarmed | ARTICLE

    The year was 1991 and rock & roll needed a swift kick in the ass, something to get it back on track after U2's late-Eighties reign ended and so-called artists like Vanilla Ice and Gerardo began the Nineties on a...

    April 9, 1998 12:00 AM ET