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.

Everything you need to know about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony

In this week's issue, MT sister paper the Cleveland Scene dives into the Rock Hall's super secret voting process, and go behind the scenes of the museum, a place where Eminem's underwear are on display like a saintly relic.

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.

Detroit non-profit Spin University brings Afrika Bambaataa to Bert's Warehouse May 23

Spin brings Afrika Bambaataa to Bert's Warehouse May 23. See you there!

Watch: Here's an 80-minute lecture from Danny Brown

For your viewing pleasure.

Nine reasons to see Lightning Bolt at the Loving Touch April 18

One week from this Saturday, Providence's art-noise kings Lightning Bolt will play the Loving Touch in Ferndale. Tickets appear to still be available.

Even more of the lineup for MT's Blowout 18 revealed!

Advance tickets are still only $20 for the four-night event, which takes place in Hamtramck, Detroit and Ferndale, at multiple venues, starting April 29.

Jim McCarty’s resurrected ’70s band Cactus plays the Magic Bag

Expressway to your skull


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Operation: Restore Public Relations

Detroit police have conducted 17 high-profile raids in the past 18 months. What has Operation Restore Order actually accomplished?

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