James Hetfield, Pat Monahan, Bill Joe Armstrong Team Up For Children’s Hospital Benefit

Local rock luminaries are joining forces for a benefit for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.



Top Alice Artists Of 2013

With 2013 coming to an end we’ve compiled the top Alice artists of 2013.



Train Plans New Album For 2014 Release

The members of Train recently wrapped what guitarist Jimmy Stafford calls by far the band’s “biggest tour” — and they’re already back to work.


Gavin DeGraw In Concert

Gavin Degraw On Pat From Train’s Podcast (And They Talk About Alice!)

If you haven’t checked out the Patcast yet I highly recommend it … it’s Pat Monahan sitting around talking with different musician friends.


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Q&A: Train’s Pat Monahan on New Music, ‘Mermaids of Alcatraz’ & the Likelihood of Going Country

Monahan checked in from the road with to discuss “the funnest tour we’ve ever had,” what to expect from Train’s next album, the possibility of a country-leaning solo album, and his approach to songwriting.


Train's Jerry Becker joined Sarah and Vinnie in studio on May 21, 2013.

Photos: Train’s Jerry Becker On Sarah & Vinnie

See pictures of Train’s Jerry Becker when he joined Sarah and Vinnie in studio on May 21, 2013.


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Taylor Swift Brings Magical Touch To RED Tour

Three songs into the third night of her sold-out RED Tour at Newark’s Prudential Center, Taylor Swift introduced herself to those seeing her for the first time. “Hi, I’m Taylor. I write lots of songs […]


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Madonna Builds A Fire Under Boy Scout Anti-Gay Policy

No stranger to outrageous costumes, Madonna donned a new ensemble Saturday night – an over-sized Boy Scout uniform, badges and all.


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Carly Rae Jepsen & Train Stand Up For Gays, Cancel Boy Scout Show

First it was Train and now Carly Rae Jepsen is standing up to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)’s anti-gay policy by dropping out of the association’s 2013 National Scout Jamboree.


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Train’s Pat Monahan Celebrates His Birthday With A ‘Mermaid’

Pat Monahan isn’t only enjoying his birthday this week, he’s celebrating the release of Train’s latest video for “Mermaid.” The singer, who turned 44 on February 28, told that the band’s latest single off of 2012′s California […]