Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 103: Tourist, The War on Drugs, Jon Langford & Skull Orchard

Spring is here, although by Sunday into Monday it won’t really feel that way.  We know what to expect with spring in Chicago, and that’s a 60-degree temperature window.  It could be 25, it could […]


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The Killers Plan ‘Battle Born’ Follow-up, Says Drummer

While in London to receive the NME Award for Best International Band, The Killers‘ drummer Ronnie Vannucci spilled the beans on the band’s next album. “I hope there’s a new album soon,” Vannucci told U.K. […]


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The Rolling Stones Not Playing Coachella – But Is Another U.S. Festival On Their Itinerary?

Despite rampant rumors to the contrary, The Rolling Stones will apparently not play at Coachella music festival in Indio, California this April. Mick Jagger reportedly told the U.K.’s NME, “We’re not gonna do Coachella, ‘cos […]


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Mumford & Sons Promise “Evolution, Not Revolution” On New Album

[photogallerylink id=43821 align=left]Clarifying previous comments that their upcoming new album would sound like “doom folk” music, Mumford & Sons dismissed their remarks as a “joke” and explained what they really meant. Bassist Ted Dwane recently […]


Video: Dave Grohl Talks New Foo Fighters Album & Gives Tour Of Studio

Dave Grohl and the rest of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Foo Fighters[/lastfm] are putting the finishing touches on a yet to be named new studio album, recently gave a video tour of his garage studio where the […]


Kings Of Leon & “Ad-Libbed Lyrics?”

[pullquote quote=”I went in and ad-libbed, I free-floated everything.” credit=”Caleb Followill — Kings Of Leon”]What do you make of this?  There’s an interview with Caleb Followill of [lastfm]Kings of Leon[/lastfm] in the latest issue of […]


Best Cover Versions Ever…According To NME

My friends and I could sit up all night and discuss the quality and value of cover versions. I will admit to being compulsive about them. Add an addiction to lists, and I fell hard […]