You start a kick-ass Blues/Rock duo, work hard building a “cult” following and become commercially successful and make music so amazing even MTV can’t ignore it. The video is so great, it wins a "Breakthrough Video" VMA> So, The Black Keys, nothing can kill the high you’re on, right? Well, nothing except finally receiving your award, only to find that the name is, ahem, “misspelled” as “The Black Eyed Peas.”
So you've been to a couple haunted houses and you're looking for an event to make the year's Halloween special. We've got bar events, masquerade balls, family events and other special one-night only happenings. If you want to set this year apart from the others, check this list out for more hot Halloween action than you can handle.
Those prankster Brits are scheming to “fix” the No. 1 UK single at Christmastime once again. Last year, an online campaign allowed Rage Against the Machine’s 1992 track “Killing in the Name” to win. This year's John Cage's "4'33'" is in the running. The song is 4 minutes and 33 seconds of silence.
The Tom Tom Club, Phantogram, Elf Power and A Place to Bury Stranger rode into to town and shared the MPMF spotlight with local favorites The Sundresses, Pomegranates, Shiny & the Spoon and Culture Queer. The last night of MPMF in Cincinnati was surely one to remember. Check out the photos here and enjoy the music from Oblio.
Caribou, Surfer Blood and Space Hogs headlined across the city with the help of dozens of other local, national and international acts. Check out photos from Friday night's MidPoint Music Festival and hear a tune by the band Death on Two Wheels, who played Friday at Jack Potts Tavern.
The 2010 MidPoint Music Festival started with a bang on Thursday. The crowds were strong and the musicians ready. Listen to MPMF performers The Pass, who played Thursday at Jack Potts Tavern, and see photos from dozens of shows.
MidPoint Music Festival brings back its popular online application again this year, giving you the chance to post band reviews and check out others' reactions in real time at live.mpmf.com. You can contribute reviews by texting 4632 from Cincinnati Bell Wireless phones, sending tweets using the #MPMF hash tag or posting directly to the site.
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has had an amazing life, and — with his alleged experimentation with Satanism, drugs and baby-shark sex toys — his mysterious life story has never been fully been told. So an autobiography from the Rock & Roll pioneer would probably be a hot commodity for fans of music lore. But will they pay close to $700 for it?
Here is a list that is bound to have something you're into and definitely has things you should be into. Our elite team of writers scoured the city in search of all things cool. They turned up a local illustrator, the best diner in the city, architectural marvels and have decided on the coolest roller coaster at Kings Island. We guarantee that this fall, you'll need a thick sweater and a heated blanket. Stay cool, Cincinnati.