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. Cyberbullied at @vncnt_csmr.
Dave Grohl Sends His Heart Out to Chris Cornell’s Soundgarden Bandmates
"I felt for his family," Grohl said of Chris Cornell's death. "And I felt for his band, you know? Because that's a long road, man."
LCD Soundsystem, ‘American Dream': Album Review
The themes present on LCD Soundsystem's triumphant return suggest neither triumph nor restoration, but rather a continued attempt to wrestle with self-perception.
The History and Continued Evolution of the Dead Kennedys’ ‘Nazi Punks F— Off’
When Jello Biafra saw the extreme right-wing creeping into the punk scene, he let them know they were not welcome at Dead Kennedys shows.
Prince Denies, Then Surprises, Then Ghosts The Foo Fighters: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Despite Prince's distaste for being covered by the Foo Fighters — or anyone — he had no qualms about returning the favor on one of the world's biggest stages.
30 Years Ago: Sonic Youth Perfect Their Sound on ‘Sister’
Sonic Youth found the balance between experimentalism and pop structures that would serve them well over the next few years on 1987's 'Sister.'
45 Years Ago: Roxy Music Takes Glam Rock to Art School on Their Self-Titled Debut
Roxy Music mixed up Old Hollywood style and forward-thinking rock music on their first record.
40 Years Ago: The Sex Pistols Crash the Queen’s Silver Jubilee
In a jeering display of monarchical mockery, the band ferried alongside the Queen on the River Thames, blasting the treasonous anthems plaguing the Commonwealth.
Fugazi Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
Ever since their late-'80s beginnings in the Washington, D.C., hardcore punk scene, Fugazi have been celebrated for their uncompromising approach to music.
30 Years Ago: Fugazi Is Born
Political disaffection is baked into Fugazi's very name.
10 Years Ago: Dinosaur Jr. Reunite With ‘Beyond’
'Beyond' was Dinosaur Jr.'s first record with its original lineup since 1988's 'Bug.'