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KISS Come ‘Alive’ at Detroit Tour Opener

Friday night the KISS army invaded Detroit Rock City. Suburban families, pony-tailed bikers, cleavage-flaunting cougars, and packs of 40-year-old fathers bulging in their aged acid-washed…
Travis Wright / September 26, 2009

SPIN, Detroit Rockers Celebrate 40 Years of MC5’s ‘Kick Out the Jams’ on Devils Night

A leather-clad mix of genre-bending bands united last night in Detroit to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Kick Out the Jams, the MC5 record that…
Travis Wright / October 31, 2008

Cold War Kids

What: A couple years ago, these fresh faced Californians charmed the blogeratti and faced the burgeoning hype -- and subsequent backlash -- that swirled around…
Travis Wright / September 24, 2008

Tricky

What? It's been five years since we've heard from Tricky, but his 2008 offering on Domino, Knowle West Boy, brings him right back where he…
Travis Wright / August 25, 2008

Handsome Furs Get Cozy in Detroit

Last night at Detroit's Pike Room, as the crowd amassed near the bar in anticipation of the night-capping set from Montreal's Handsome Furs,the husband/wife duo…
Travis Wright / August 22, 2008

Human Highway

What? If you've ever taken any sort of dreamy downer drug -- recommended Benedryl dosage included -- we can safely assume you're familiar with the…
Travis Wright / August 14, 2008

Pre-Lollapalooza Party Revs Up Detroit

By noon, temperatures in Detroit rose past the 90-degree mark, humidity wearing on the citizens of the city like a record whose needle is perpetually…
Travis Wright / August 1, 2008

Night Marchers Rise from the Crypt in Detroit

A sparse yet dedicated Detroit crowd shuffled into the Magic Stick late last night (May 5) to catch former Rocket from the Crypt frontman John…
Travis Wright / May 6, 2008

Crud, the Muggs, MC Serch, American Mars Move the Motor City

Detroit isn't an automotive town that just happens to have an irrationally high amount of musical talent. No, Detroit's an enigmatic city fueled by raw…
Travis Wright / April 28, 2008