10 Dream Double-Header Tours

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Despite my penchant for all things '90s, I'd never seen Nine Inch Nails or Soundgarden in concert. Sure, I'd attended gigs by Trent Reznor's How To Destroy Angels and Chris Cornell's Audioslave, but neither band could match the unadulterated fury of those artists' star-making endeavors. So imagine my fangirl glee when I scored tickets to the joint NIN-Soundgarden gig at the Hollywood Bowl! Tears will be shed; panties might be thrown. It got me... READ MORE

Victory for Love and Self-Ownership

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 2:39 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music WBEZ/Shawn Allee Mirari Erdoiza It was a historic week in politics-- a topic that often inspires hard-charging music. In Texas, Sen. Wendy Davis single-handedly fended off a bill that would essentially shut down most of the state's abortion clinics. She filibustered for women's rights for more than 11 hours, prohibited from sitting, eating, drinking, leaning or even using the restroom. (As of press time, the effort to undermine the filibuster has not been successful.) Then,... READ MORE