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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Abbey Load (Oglio Records)

 By now you’d think the novelty of Beatallica—a band that blurs The Beatles’ power pop with Metallica’s grizzled metal—would have worn off. But three albums in, the Milwaukee-rooted group has made its darkest and most
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
 Things are good for Limp Bizkit these days. Improbably good, even. After a decade marked by transition, turmoil and hiatus, the rap-rock band has settled into a comfortable working groove. The group is enjoying its first
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

The Spy Who Came For His Daughter?

 In the middle of a high-stakes operation in Belgrade, Serbia, a U.S. mission to thwart the sale of a dirty bomb by a pair of international masterminds known as the Wolf and the Albino, CIA agent Ethan Renner (Kevin Costner) stops to call his daughter for her birthday. In his
12.26.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
  Confession: I blew it. I didn�t bother seeing School of Rock when it came out in 2003 because the trailer looked silly and smarmy and I cynically decided that director Richard Linklater just wanted to make money in between artier projects and because almost every Hollywood comedy is dumb and dumber still. So the other night I had the opportunity to watch the School of Rock DVD and with ...
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009

Tonight @ the Rave - 8 p.m.

Though Disturbed road nu metal’s coattails to early fame, the group was never as noxious as the standard-issue nu metal band and seldom left listeners feeling sexually assaulted like peers Slipknot and Mushroomhead. It’s not too surprising, then, that Disturbed proved themselves one of the more commercially savvy and resilient of the turn-of-the-century metal bands, jettisoning most of their industrial hip-hop undertones when the tides...
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009

Jan. 12, 2009

For a cold snowy night in January, the Bradley Center was lit up and the stage ablaze, literally, as veteran thrash metalists Metallica unleashed their combustible power chords and speed-freak tempos on a revved-up, fist-pumping crowd that roared for...