Category: Music

Not exactly a music review 0

Not exactly a music review

There are two points I’d like to make in this article. I’ll get to the first one right away:  going to see your friend’s band is generally a bad idea. Friend’s bands are bad,...

5 reasons 2009 can suck it 1

5 reasons 2009 can suck it

Today’s the last day of 2009 and I, for one, can’t wait until it’s over. Aside from the bad economy, 2009 also brought us such unwelcome gifts as Balloon Boy, H1N1, Kanye’s VMA outburst,...

Your Dad’s Rock and Roll 1

Your Dad’s Rock and Roll

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and everyone flocking back home to be with family, Trashwire brings you a new piece by Will Ables about bonding with his dad over The Boss, vodka on...

‘This Is It’ spectacular and bittersweet 2

‘This Is It’ spectacular and bittersweet

It’s understandable that Michael Jackson’s This Is It has become a controversial issue among fans. The film showcases Jackson’s indescribable talent and creative vision, cementing his status as the most amazing entertainer of all...

Touching tribute to the King of Pop upstaged by Kanye’s award show terrorism 0

Touching tribute to the King of Pop upstaged by Kanye’s award show terrorism

Oh the VMAs! Where do I start? With the passing of Michael Jackson, I was worried that the days of precision choreography, visual feasts for the eyes and pop songs you didn’t mind hearing...

Michael Jackson 1958 – 2009 7

Michael Jackson 1958 – 2009

There is no way I can string together a sentence that can fittingly express just how much Michael Jackson meant to me or how deeply devastated I am by his death.

Trashwire’s Wil Chinchilla will cover SXSW 2009 0

Trashwire’s Wil Chinchilla will cover SXSW 2009

Last year’s SXSW was simply an amazing inspiring pilgrimage to the hippie Mecca on the south side of America. On behalf of Trashwire.com, I am able to go to the 2009 festival, and this...

Rock of Love Bus: The bottomless pit of Celebreality 3

Rock of Love Bus: The bottomless pit of Celebreality

Whenever I think reality tv has hit rock bottom, something new comes on that takes it to an all new low. The latest contender is Rock of Love Bus on VH1. The show follows...

Gerard Way reviews ‘The Pick Up Artist 2’ 2

Gerard Way reviews ‘The Pick Up Artist 2’

Normally, it’s a bad idea when celebrities blog. They typically have nothing to say, can’t seem to figure out the shift key, and use sentences that run on like a marathon athlete. There are,...

The great VMA debacle 5

The great VMA debacle

Watching the VMAs last night was, in a word, torture. The only saving grace was Russell Brand, who managed to actually be entertaining during the ignominious joke of a ceremony we were all watching. Read Pat Sue Gentry’s write-up about the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards here, or on the Trashwire Blog.

Flight of the Conchords land in Denver 8

Flight of the Conchords land in Denver

Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are really funny guys and very skilled musicians. Those two talents converged on Thursday night when their band, Flight of the Conchords, played Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver. McKenzie and Clement proved they were musical chameleons by playing a diverse setlist that featured almost all the hits from their HBO series as well as a couple of new surprises. After the show, the guys greeted fans outside the stage door, singing autographs and posing for pictures.