Metro Weekly

All posts by Doug Rule

  • Hollaback Gwen

    ''I heard that you were talking shit and you didn't think that I would hear it.'' Gwen Stefani came out swinging, swaggering and stomping on...

  • Beautiful Balloon

    Gregory Douglass seems to have a real fear of falling -- especially falling in and out of love. On his new album, Up & Away,...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ PODCAST PIONEERS... Let's say you were dancing recently, and you went crazy over a song you never heard before. Unfortunately, you don't remember the...

  • Soundwaves

    Mika FREDDIE MERCURY'S SPAWN: MIKA... George Michael. Robbie Williams. Elton John. Scissor Sisters. Up-and-coming pop sensation Mika channels those four contemporary artists, among many others....

  • Homo Hop

    Cazwell is not your typical rapper. As far as we know, Eminem has never admitted to masturbating via webcam, or to liking foreskin. Sure, maybe...

  • Soundwaves

    FROM THE SECOND TIME YOU GOT ME BA-BAY... You should already know the name Offer Nissim by now. And Maya Siman-Tov, too -- or at...

  • Sultry Soul

    Forget American Idol. These days, it seems you have to be a former Mouseketeer to catch a critical break in the pop music world. Okay,...

  • Ball Breaker

    Do you find it sexy for a man to hurl, smash or crack mirrored disco balls? It may sound sacrilegious to gay culture, but there's...

  • Soundwaves

    GEORGE MICHAEL'S POTTY MUSIC... Oh no, not again. According to the Associated Press, late last Saturday night George Michael was found in London slumped over...

  • Fur Fever

    Fur may be named for the now-verboten warming garments once made in the nightclub's warehouse space, but these days it generates heat as one of...

  • Beats and Buzz

    It may have taken some time, but the buzz on DJ Tony Ruiz is finally booming as big as his beats. Ruiz is Pittsburgh's most...

  • A Cut Below

    Jake Shears isn't joking when he sings ''I Don't Feel Like Dancin','' on the first single from the Scissor Sisters' sophomore album. Sure, the song...

  • Soundwaves

    FERGIE TAKES ON TINA... Stacy Ferguson has had an effect on the Black Eyed Peas something akin to crystal meth. Before Fergie, the Peas were...

  • Soundwaves

    BEST OF MOBY'S SCHTICK... ''I kind of wanted it to sound like ABBA meets the Pet Shop Boys.'' Can you imagine Moby creating such delightful...

  • Sonic Enjoyment

    It launches with a feverish 40-second bang of orchestra and chorus, but Crazy Itch Radio's ''Intro'' track only hints at the all-out aural assault yet...