2011 (MMXI) was a common year that started on a Saturday in the Gregorian calendar. It was the 2011th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations; the 11th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century; and the 2nd of the 2010s.
Dangerously addictive and musically clever British garage rock group the Arctic Monkeys have decided to join the Black Keys (who have just dropped their seventh album, El Camino, co-produced by Danger Mouse) in some of their next dates, spanning from now to the 23 of March next year. The Arctics will be joining the Keys for the last [...]
Just upstate from the birthing grounds of such great thrash pioneers as Slayer and Metallica comes Archea, a rather rambunctious young group with a definite and ferocious sound. Coming straight out of Pleasant Hill, California, (an otherwise quiet town dwindling in the glare of the lights of San Francisco), Archea can only be described as [...]
A glance into the explosive garage-rock scene of the early nineties, PJ Harvey is set to once more come forth and grace the stage for an end-of-October mini-tour extravaganza. Playing in support of her latest album, two-and-a-half-year feat Let England Shake, Harvey has announced but five dates, all of which range in location from Sweden to [...]
All is quiet in the Oakland Fox Theatre; the Friday night air (in which the scents of various types of alcohol and stale breath swim) has never been so…silent. The crowd waits, enthralled, hanging on any sound they could manage to hear from beyond the black side-curtains of the stage. Boots hit the hardwood stage [...]
Apparently, the seventeen tour dates completed in North America this spring weren’t enough for The Kills, seeing as the raw rock n’ roll duo from London just announced a second leg of the tour, which consists of nine dates and begins this August. The band, comprised of powerful (and daunting) vocalist Alison Mosshart and her striking guitarist Jamie Hince, has [...]