Tag Archives: Rock

Album Review: Ezra Furman Ramps up the Rock on the Nail-Biting Twelve Nudes

The Lowdown: It’s been a pleasant surprise how much the mighty, blocky anthems of Bruce Springsteen have influenced trans and non-binary singer-songwriters, from the outspoken Laura Jane Grace to former G.L.O.S.S. powerhouse and current Dyke Drama troubadour Sadie Switchblade and the increasingly boisterous Ezra Furman. Maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise, though; Springsteen’s always been

The Cure bassist Simon Gallup replaced by his son for Fuji Rock performance: Watch

For the first time in years, The Cure performed live without their bassist Simon Gallup. The decision came after a “serious personal situation” prevented Gallup from playing with the band for their headlining set at Fuji Rock Festival in Japan. In his place, The Cure tapped his son, Eden, to fill his shoes. It was

Devin Townsend on Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger: “He is almost more like a scientist than he is a rock musician”

An unlikely friendship has been formed by two Canadian rock musicians — one the multiplatinum mainstream rock artist Chad Kroeger of Nickelback, and the other the unconventional metal musician Devin Townsend. Townsend recently spoke with Heavy Consequence about his latest album, the stylistically all-encompassing Empath, and also discussed his friendship with Kroeger, and the effect

LL Cool J wins trademark lawsuit over Rock the Bells Festival

Back in November, we learned that LL Cool J filed a trademark lawsuit against the promoters behind the hip-hop music festival Rock the Bells for lifting the name from his 1985 single. Well, he won. #mamasaidknockyouout According to Billboard, a California federal judge has ruled that Guerrilla Union must refrain from using the title without his

Chris Rock roasts Jussie Smollett at NAACP Image Awards: “What the hell was he thinking?”

Over the weekend, Jussie Smollett was up for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama at the 50th NAACP Image Awards, which he ultimately lost to Jesse Williams of Grey’s Anatomy. While the Empire star opted not to attend the ceremony, Chris Rock still got in some punches. During the ceremony at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, Rock presented

Trent Reznor inducts The Cure into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Watch

The 2019 class of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were inducted on Friday during a ceremony at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Among the seven prestigious inductees were new wave pioneers The Cure. Despite his past feelings about the Hall of Fame, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor was tapped to formally induct the iconic English outfit. Reznor

The Cure perform at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Watch

The Cure were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night, during a ceremony held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. On hand to introduce the iconic UK outfit was none other than Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, who delivered an extremely personal and heartfelt speech. Following their induction, The Cure took