Aimee Mann, Michael Penn Open Tour With Romance, Cynicism, Comedy

Husband-wife singer/songwriters trot out new songs and a stand-up comic.

X, Bob Mould Slated For Noise Pop Festival

San Francisco rock gathering readies for eighth year.

Cramps Offer Shockabilly Treats On Halloween

Ghoulish rockers roar through two decades' worth of deranged punk at their annual show.

Sting Mixes New Songs With Old Hits

Former Police frontman showcases several songs from Brand New Day.

Royal Crown Revue Swing Into Old Hangout

Retro band plays unannounced show at club it frequented in its early days.

Best Of '99: Toilet Boys Leave Crowd Flush With Excitement

Raunchy New York glam-punks, led by androgynous Miss Guy, draw wild, sold-out crowd for theatrical show.

Best Of '99: Go-Go's Take Sold-Out Crowd Back In Time

Reunited '80s hitmakers — and their fans — revive the '80s.

Go-Go's' Lips To Be Unsealed For Movie And Book

Reunited '80s guitar-popsters say they'll tell their story onscreen and in print after West Coast tour.

Blink-182, Eminem Lead Warped's Assault Of Punk And Rap

All-day, six-stage show also features Suicidal Tendencies, Amazing Crowns, Ice-T and many diversions.

Sleater-Kinney, Sonic Youth, GBV Make A Festival Of It

This Is Not A Festival brought indie and indie-bred bands to one stage.

Buckcherry Cop A Big Attitude In Small Club

Band took its collage of hard-rock sound to San Francisco and 'Lit Up' the place.

Talking Heads Get Together For Concert Movie Re-Release

Film will be shown in Bay Area in May; Rest of U.S. in August.

Rock Photographer Focuses On Nirvana, Pearl Jam

Black-and-white prints give behind-the-scenes look at Seattle's past music scene.

Supersuckers Ending Road Trip With A Twang

Rockers show goofy country side from Must've Been High on their way back from trip to Austin, Texas.

Supersuckers Leave Country Behind

Band ignores songs from Must've Been High in favor of hard rockers onstage.

Best Of '99: ScAvengers Avenge Their Past Onstage

San Francisco '70s punk-legends the Avengers recruit new rhythm section for two performances.

Pansy Division, Ghoulies Keep Troubled Gilman St. Club Rocking

Despite pressures from local businesses, residents and cops, punk venue not about to give in.

Billy Bragg Raises Spirit Of Woody Guthrie For Union Workers

Rollicking show in San Francisco Saturday raised money for labor leader.

Amazing Crowns Receive Royal Welcome

Eclectic quartet mixes swing, punk, rockabilly, surf and rock 'n' roll at two wild Florida shows.

Chixdiggit Leave Their Hearts In San Francisco

Goofy Canadian quartet brings catchy, funny, pop-rock music over the border for club date.

Jon Spencer Ignites Blues Explosion At In-Store Gig

If you were expecting an intimate, up-close, acoustic set, you came to the wrong place.

Electric Frankenstein Unleash Monstrous Punk-Rock

'Old school,' New York punk band shows San Francisco crowd what great punk-rock should sound like.

The King Is Dead; Long Live 'The Mexican Elvis'

In performance, El Vez combines songs in seamless medleys, just like Elvis did.