Bob Dylan and his heavyweight opening act, the Foo Fighters, were surprising Halloween treats during their one-two punch performance at Madison’s Kohl Center on Tuesday night.
Besides indie-rock hipsters, there was something else that filled Chicago’s Metro on Monday night for TV on the Radio’s sold-out concert: Doubt.
Left behind by the ’90s grunge movement that they helped foster, the Melvins have persevered by staying true to their hardcore roots. The band’s latest disc keeps their flame burning bright.
Napoleon Bonaparte once said that imagination rules the world, and the copious amounts of it employed on the new album by the Decemberists might give them at least global domination of indie rock.
In an era when so many pop stars’ careers seem ephemeral, alt-rock wunderkind Beck has had a run of great albums that compare with rock’s ’60s and ’70s pantheon. His latest, “The Information,” puts an end to his streak.