Concert Review: Stone Temple Pilots @ The Palace of Auburn Hills, 12/10/96

In March of 1996 Stone Temple Pilots released their third record, Tiny Music…Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop. For some folks, this was three albums too many, as STP was (rightly so) pegged as a Pearl Jam/Alice In Chains wannabe on their first album Core. Despite the Read More …

Concert Review: Manic Street Preachers @ the Majestic Theatre, 10/2/09

Most people into music have a list of bands, both long gone and current, that they would absolutely kill to see live. I consider myself lucky, of my favorite bands of all time, I’ve gotten to see most live. Catherine Wheel, Afghan Whigs, Hum, Billy Read More …

Off topic: No (Good) Reservations

So, the most recent (July 12th) episode of “No Reservations” aired, and while I am a fan of the show, I get a little annoyed with the we-can-explain-away-entire-segments-of-the-country-in-one-show episodes. They did it before with a “Rust Belt” episode that included Detroit, Buffalo and Baltimore. Perhaps Read More …