Catch the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion at the Blind Pig on April 22

Tomorrow night, April 22, at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, Jon Spencer will play some loud rock and roll music. Danny and the Darleans open up, so get there early.

Happy 68th birthday to Iguanas drummer James Osterberg!

It's Iggy Pop's birthday! What would you get for him?

DeJ Loaf and Lil Wayne drop 'Me U & Hennessy'

Listen to this.

Celebrate 4-20 with 13 clips of the band Bongwater

In honor of 4-20, perhaps you might enjoy these13 clips of the heavily psychedelic art-band Bongwater.

Watch Patti Smith's emotional induction speech for Lou Reed at the Rock Hall of Fame

In case you missed it, Patti Smith returned to Cleveland on Saturday to induct Lou Reed into the the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Robert Griffin, the first politician endorsed by a punk band, dies

How Doug Brown & the Omens helped Bob Griffin win his U.S. Senate seat.

Check out this new track from Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas

Have you heard this new track from Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas yet?

The 20 best songs about marijuana in the history of Earth

I love you, sweet leaf

Sub-zero: A Something Cold top 10

Kid Rock applied to be an Oakley police reservist

If you liked Prince's pop-up tour, you'll love Jack White's super pop-up $3 solo tour

Jack White's new solo tour will consist of $3 shows, each announced the same day they're taking place. These will be his last shows "for a long period of time," so best of luck to all fans who hope to attend.

Check out the Metro Times Blowout Schedule

Check out the schedule for Metro Times' Blowout 18.

Latest preview of Yelawolf's new Shady release features Eminem

You can now stream Death's new album

Death will release their first new material.

Ben Blackwell uncovers the earliest known review of the band Death

Ben Blackwell (from the Dirtbombs, Cass Records and Third Man) has found the earliest known write-up of Detroit's proto-punk icons Death!

John's Carpet House getting harassed by the city … again

Show Review: Earl Sweatshirt at St. Andrews April 1, 2015

The packed house last week was amped up for a rapper who is more known for being a laid-back rhyme slinger than some mosh pit messiah.

Show review: Prince at the Fox Theatre, April 9, 2015

It's one a.m. and I just got home from the Prince show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. It was every bit as amazing as you think it would be. Easily the craziest show I've seen in my life.


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