Vincent Caruso is a freelance writer and editor based in Chicago, IL. Musings on the topics of music, culture and politics have appeared in the likes of Prefix Magazine, the Daily Beast, Reason Magazine, Brooklyn Vegan, Design Bureau and others. Author of several regrets and producer of many aborted ideas. I believe in a higher power chord. Frequently cyberbullied at @vncnt_csmr.
‘Next Led Zeppelin’ Bands: Where Are They Now?
Led Zeppelin's debut album forever changed the path of hard-rock music.
ISIS Punk Rocker, Sally Jones, Believed to Be Dead
The former guitarist for the U.K.-based punk band Krunch radicalized by ISIS has been reportedly killed by a U.S. drone strike.
Prince Runs Far Away From the Mainstream With ‘The Rainbow Children': 365 Prince Songs in …
"The Rainbow Children," a 10-minute jazz-inflected epic, was an extravagant expression of Prince's identity regained.
5 Reasons Rage Against the Machine Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
We look at reasons why the rap-rock pioneers should be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Depeche Mode Lead 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nom…
The list also includes Kate Bush, Nina Simone, Eurythmics, The Cars, Dire Straits and more.
Tom Petty Had an Improbable but Lasting MTV-Era Impact
When MTV launched, the music industry’s concept of artist promotion completely changed. How would Tom Petty's defiantly gimmick-free, rugged Americana fit in?
Revisiting Tom Petty’s Final Concert
On Sept. 25, Tom Petty took the stage at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles to bring to a close the legendary songwriter's 40th anniversary tour.
Weezer Pays Homage to the Beach Boys with New Track, ‘Beach Boys’
Weezer share new track "Beach Boys," an upbeat, post-summer anthem devoted to—you guessed it.
10 Years Ago: Dinosaur Jr. Reunite With ‘Beyond’
'Beyond' was Dinosaur Jr.'s first record with its original lineup since 1988's 'Bug.'
The Story of Townes Van Zandt
Legendary singer/songwriter Townes Van Zandt passed away on Jan. 1, 1997.