Soundbytes: Top 10 Albums Of 2004
2004 / Music / Top 10

Soundbytes: Top 10 Albums Of 2004

2004 had something for everyone. Hip-hop’s hottest producer cut a record where he rapped as much about praising the Lord as he did scoring. Some longtime music veterans got the makeover treatment this year, and released records that were surprisingly strong. And a new crop of indie rockers thrive while flying under the mainstream radar. David gives a rundown of what you should have bought during 2004. Continue reading

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Concert Review: ‘Vote For Change’ Concert An Exhilarating, Exhausting Mix Of Stars
2004 / Live Reviews / Music

Concert Review: ‘Vote For Change’ Concert An Exhilarating, Exhausting Mix Of Stars

A once-in-a-lifetime list of classic rock god have joined forces for “Vote For Change” tour to raise money for and rally support for Democratic candidates. At the tour’s Minnesota stop, the “stars” literally aligned and with the help of surprise guest, left the audience exhilarated and wipe out. Read our Soundbytes review. Continue reading

Review: Metallica’s ‘Monster’ Makes Success Of Failure
2004 / Movie Reviews / Music

Review: Metallica’s ‘Monster’ Makes Success Of Failure

The new documentary about the making of Metallica’s latest album is a backstage pass to dysfunction. For two hours, fans and lay people alike can watch metal’s prevailing band wrestle with allusive creativity, substance abuse, epic ego clashes and talk about their tender-est feelings to unintentionally make one of the most entertaining music movies ever. Continue reading