15 best new bands in Detroit

15 best new bands in Detroit


Show preview: Chvrches play the Masonic this Thurs., October 8

Miley Cyrus announces Detroit date with Flaming Lips backing band

You could say it's a bit of a homecoming for Cyrus. Maybe.

Kraftwerk is tonight!

This special "3D Concert" means that attendees will be given 3D glasses and there will be crazy projections and stuff like that. It's hard to imagine a better place to see them than Detroit.

Show preview: Joywave at the Shelter this Tuesday, October 6

Tickets are still available for up and coming rockers Joywave at the Shelter. You should go! That video with the skateboards is awesome.

Concert review: Madonna is pure Detroit

Madonna told the crowd at Joe Louis Arena "Detroit made me who I am today."

Bernie Sanders makes Detroit punk reference

OK, not really. But a meme posted this morning has Bernie praising Detroit punk. And we can't stop laughing.

Update: Pitchfork Radio reveals first week of programming, and it looks excellent

Our friends at Pitchfork Radio have revealed the first week of programming for their three week stay in the Cass Corridor. It looks very strong to us. Remember to tune in on your computer type device!

Show preview: Madonna at Joe Louis Arena tomorrow, Oct. 1 2015

Our friend Duane the Brand New Dog is a little bit excited to finally get the chance to see his musical hero Madonna live in concert.

A quick note about the cover to this week's 'Best New Bands' issue of Metro Times

To answer your question, yes this was an absolute blast to shoot this cover! Many thanks for all the great musicians who participated.

Instagram photo telegraphs a D12 collaboration with G Unit

For the last decade, D12 has been silent as a group. All the members have used the time to work on various solo projects and guest appearances.

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DJs Captn 20 and Vice celebrate V Nightclub's eighth anniversary

Zen and the art of party maintenance

Rosanne Cash plays the Macomb Center on October 3

Away to a world unknown

Show preview: Tricycle Collective fundraiser at the Jam Handy tomorrow, Wed., Sept. 30

This "Handlebar Jam" thing tomorrow evening looks like a worthy event, chock full of future Detroit superstars. Also, you'll be supporting a very, very good cause.

The Who's rescheduled Joe Louis Arena show set as their tour kickoff on February 27, 2016

The band today announced the rescheduled dates for their “THE WHO HITS 50!” North American tour, which was postponed earlier this month to allow lead singer Roger Daltrey time to recover from his recent bout with viral meningitis.

Show preview: Bob Ostertag's 'Sooner or Later' at Trinosophes tomorrow, Wed., Sept. 30

"It’s all made from a recording of a young boy burying his father. It’s very sad, very intense. You hear the young boy talking about his father, you hear the shovel digging the grave. I wrote that in the late '80s when I left El Salvador and I stopped playing it in ‘91 or ‘92 cause it was too sad."

Protomartyr release brand new song, just to lift your spirits this dreary Monday

The song is off their upcoming Hardly Art release The Agent Intellect, which we will be celebrating with an in-depth interview next week, and the band themselves will celebrate with two nights at the just-opened Marble Bar, on Oct. 9 and 10.

Show preview: Rosanne Cash at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts on October 3.

Cash and her band will perform her triple Grammy-winning 2014 album, The River and the Thread, an ode to the artist's Southern roots. Check back with us in a few days when we publish a short but revealing interview with her.

Event preview: Jon Fine at Literati bookstore in Ann Arbor tonight, Sun. Sep. 27, at 5 p.m., reading from 'Your Band Sucks'

This evening I will be interviewing Jon Fine, the author of Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear).


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