Metro Weekly

Music

  • Name-Drop Pop

    Throwbacks: the Giants Chances are any new pop band you discover will sound like a slight modification of those that came before it. Chances are...

  • Soundwaves

    Jackson WHAT ABOUT THAT, WHAT ABOUT THAT... Janet Jackson's new album, due Sept. 26, will be reflective of the music she's created over the past...

  • Dress Up

    Never mind that you've probably never heard of them. The New York Dolls have helped inspire much of the punk and hair-metal music you have...

  • Soundwaves

    VIRGIN'S KILLERS, SISTERS AND DJS... The headliners are the Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who, and tickets are a steep $97.50. But chances are...

  • Holiday Road

    Lady sings the blues: Ross Now that Beyoncé Knowles is done with Destiny's Child, and especially since the group ended on mostly good terms, comparisons...

  • Soundwaves

    TRIBAL'S TRIBULATIONS... Nearly a year ago Billboard's dance music columnist proclaimed the reign of tribal house over clubland to be mainly in Spain... er, sorry,...

  • Spiritless Pop

    Even on LOGO, the nascent gay-focused digital cable channel, the sight of Jason Warner and deMarco DeCiccio cuddling, canoodling and cavorting is a bit shocking....

  • Soundwaves

    POST-PRIDE OUT ANTHEMS... Gay Pride Month may have already come and gone, but gay anthems have a long shelf life, so you'll get at least...

  • Soundwaves

    ''PATIENCE'' AND ''FAITH''… George Michael's first tour in 15 years, scheduled for the fall across Europe, has been met with such high demand that his...

  • Soundwaves

    AND THIS YEAR'S SUMMER ANTHEM IS... Now that the season has officially begun, it's time to consider contenders for Song of Summer 2006. At this...

  • Heavy Pet

    After mainstream success 20 years ago, the Pet Shop Boys remain one of Europe's most successful pop duos. On this side of the Atlantic, Neil...

  • Soundwaves

    Aviance AVIANCE ATTACK... It's that time of year when you just may be at your gay-proudest. Maybe you're so confident and comfortable you're even starting...

  • Sound Basis

    What's the first thing to comes to mind when you think of ''gay music''? Maybe the sound of a gay men's chorus, or the pounding...

  • Heart of Dixie

    ''Forgive, sounds good. Forget, I'm not sure I could.'' Thus begins ''Not Ready to Make Nice,'' the defiant first single from the Dixie Chicks' new...

  • Soundwaves

    Belmares ALEGRIA BY ANOTHER NAME... Roland Belmares has spun for party promoter and former DC resident Ric Sena before, at Sena's Alegria in New York,...