Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about conservative musicians.
The debate of the many subgenre distinctions of metal goes on, this time focusing on Japanese band Babymetal. In this editorial, Brad Lopez argues that metal fans are wasting effort attacking or defending Babymetal.
Riot Fest has announced the lineups for its Chicago and Denver festivals, featuring headliners The Cure, The National, Rise Against, Weezer, and many more.