Bay Area Music
The Kings of the Mic Tour featuring swaggering rapper LL Cool J, recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Public Enemy, pioneering gangsta great Ice Cube and iconoclastic crew De La Soul comes to the Shoreline Amphitheatre Saturday night.
Bay Area "string metal" trio Judgement Day brings it's unusal violin-and-cello powered sound to Thee Parkside Thursday, opening for rising Oakland metal duo Black Cobra.
Co-founding Kylesa guitarist/singer Phillip Cope spoke with KTVU.com this week about the experimental metal band's stunning new album Ultraviolet and their current tour with Blood Ceremony and White Hills that comes to the Bay Area this weekend.
The lead singer to influential British post-punk outfit Killing Joke talks about the band's new release The Singles Collection 1979-2012 and more.