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Seen at Pitchfork 2008

Seen at day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival: lots of rad bands, three dudes with handle bar moustaches, MTV personality John Norris looking ...
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2008 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 1: Sebadoh and Public Enemy

The final two bands on Friday night provided a stark contrast in styles and attitudes. First, you had the gee, aww-shucks we're in a rock band and ...
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2008 Pitchfork Music Festival Day 1: Mission of Burma

From my first Rock 'N' Roll concert to present day, one word I would never use to describe the experience is promptness. There's the slackers ...
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Housekeeping!

*While the Hold Steady show at the Beachland Ballroom tonight is sold out, that doesn't mean you can't join me and my rock box for the pre-show ...
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Boris. The Grog Shop. 07.16.08

I'm a believer. And those dudes who were going ape sh*t in the front row, they're believers. The dude who got tossed from the Grog during the ...
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“Powerlines” by The Interiors

On a hot tip from People With Animal Heads (whose blog, coincidently, doesn't seem to be working right now), I've been checking out this new band ...
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“Nowheres Nigh” by Parts & Labor

During my 2+ years running I Rock Cleveland, I've learned to separate Bill the music fan from Bill the blogger/critic. It's not easy. You don't ...
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Moving Pictures: "Can’t Go Back" by Primal Scream

"Can't Go Back," is a rather fitting title for a Primal Scream single, as this is a band who have made a habit of jumping from one style to another ...
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