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Did I Listen to Nirvana Because I Was Angry? Or Was I Angry Because I Listened to Nirvana?

Ladies and gentlemen, the opening chapter of A Mess of Help: From the Crucified Soul of Rock n Roll: I had tickets to see Nirvana in concert when Kurt Cobain killed himself. My friend and I had been looking forward to the show for months—it had already been postponed once—so the news of his death […]

Be Not Afraid, O Ye Stone Temple Pilots

I don’t think anyone ever expected Stone Temple Pilots to be more than a 90s punchline. But here we are, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of Core (their worst record), and as derivative as the band may have initially appeared, their music has dated infinitely better than that of their humorless post-grunge peers. […]