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For some reason a lotta old-school rock-guitar heroes don't play in Vancouver. They head on up for gigs in Washington State, but then turn around and cruise back down to keep on...
Thirty years ago tomorrow–on April 21, 1984–Dutch rockers Golden Earring played a concert at UBC. The band was touring behind its N.E.W.S. album, and singer Barry Hay called me...
Starring Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly and Gabriel Iglesias. Rated 18A. Now playing. After cocreating the Scary Movie series that has so far spawned five witless gross-out horror...
The Drive-By Truckers are normally described as being based in the musical stronghold of Athens, Georgia, but when the time comes to call guitarist-vocalist Mike Cooley he picks...
There's been a lot of rumour and speculation flying around the music world in the last few days regarding the status of legendary Aussie earbusters AC/DC. Some media outlets were...
Starring Robb Wells, Jean Paul Tremblay, and Mike Smith. Rated 18A. Opens Friday (April 18) The first feature film to be spawned by Showcase TV’s low-budget Trailer Park Boys...
During his sold-out gig at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver last night, Steve Miller talked about how he moved to Chicago as a young man and learned all he could about the blues jamming...
Any fan of the Drive-By Truckers is aware of how cool their merchandise is. A lot of it has to do with the southern-goth artistry of Wes Freed, whose work has long been a staple...
Twenty-five years ago today--on April 12, 1989--Steve Earle played the Pacific Coliseum, touring behind his new album Copperhead Road. You bet your ass I was there. Here's my...
Starring Karen Gillan and Katee Sackhoff. Rated 14A. My 12-year-old son saw the trailer for Oculus recently and wasn’t impressed. “A haunted mirror?” snarked the pint-size critic...

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