CD Review: My Chemical Romance — Danger Days; Playing The Tabernacle, May 11

CD Review: My Chemical Romance — Danger Days; Playing The Tabernacle, May 11

My Chemical Romance Danger Days: The True Lies of the Fabulous Killjoys Reprise By Al Kaufman It’s been four years and numerous personal problems since My Chemical Romance released their last studio CD, The Black Parade. During that time, My Chemical Romance have grown and matured. Guitarist Frank Iero said when the band started out […]

AMG Weekend Picks: The Dandy Warhols, Black Mountain, The Roots and More

AMG Weekend Picks: The Dandy Warhols, Black Mountain, The Roots and More

We have a pretty rock ‘n’ roll weekend coming up, with a heavy dose of the rock. Some stalwarts of their own genres have returned to us after an absence, up-and-comers are blazing trails, and, thank heaven, The Roots will be wowing audiences with a kick-ass competition. Not to mention we have your head-start for […]

CD Review: Ben Folds/Nick Hornby — Lonely Avenue; Playing The Tabernacle, November 21

CD Review: Ben Folds/Nick Hornby — Lonely Avenue; Playing The Tabernacle, November 21

Ben Folds/Nick Hornby Lonely Avenue Nonesuch By Al Kaufman If there is a rap against Ben Folds, the wildly talented pianist and songwriter, it is that he is too white. It is a flag he flies with pride in songs like “Rockin’ the Suburbs.” His characters are mostly slacker youths whose problems are akin to […]

AMG Weekend Picks: Widespread Panic, Snowden, Aimee Mann, Pavement and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Widespread Panic, Snowden, Aimee Mann, Pavement and More!

Finally fall has arrived! Well, alright, only officially. It’s still baking hot. But this weekend should be more bearable, and what better way to celebrate the removal of the horrific heat than outdoor concerts, arts and food festivals, and a couple of indoor gigs too. And there are quite a few great on-sales coming up […]

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