Deano Goes Into the Wine Business

April 19th, 2007 by Rami

Corporate Wine Still Sucks!

While we think it might be like putting the mouse in charge of the proverbial cheese vault to have a Waco Brother open a booze emporium, things are going well. "The Cellar Rat" was named the Best Wine Shop by the Chicago Reader.

The Skinny:
Cellar Rat is a Wicker Park/Bucktown wine shop dedicated to providing the...Read more

Split Lip's Kirk Rundstrom passes away

February 22nd, 2007 by Rami

On February 22nd, 2007 Kirk Rundstrom, the singer/songwriter/guitarist for Split Lip Rayfield and Scroat Belly, passed away after a lengthy and heroic battle against cancer.

Kirk was, without debate, one of the most dynamic and passionate performers we have ever seen. To see him on stage was to see a man totally focused on, totally POSSESSED with, the music of the...Read more

Scott's Music On Demolition Derby Documentary

February 9th, 2007 by Rami

Scott H. Biram is featured on the soundtrack to the hell-bent world of team demolition derby on the Discovery Channel's documentary "Head On," which aired originally in December 2006. Go here to see a clip from the documentary.Read more

Stephen King Names Zoysia as One of His Top Albums of 2006

December 29th, 2006 by Rami

Stephen King, author and obvious aficionado of fine music, has named the Bottle Rockets' Zoysia as one of his top ten favorite albums of 2006 in this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly! The master of modern horror has this to say about the album:

"The Bottle Rockets are often categorized as alt-country -- by people who

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