Book Review: The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle Companion

On one end of the music fan spectrum, you’ve got people who only know an artist’s hit songs and could name maybe one or two members. On the other hand you have the obsessive — they know the personal history of every ...

9 Great Mellow Heavy Metal Songs

Let’s face it, we’re all getting older. No matter how much our inner teenagers may call us to bang our heads on a regular basis, we can only do it for so long before permanent neck damage sets in. What then ...

The Popdose Interview: Steve Berlin of Los Lobos


As music fans, bands find their way into our song-obsessed hearts in a variety of ways and some of the best experiences come about very unexpectedly.

I think we all have those early albums that we remember hearing that ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 27

With Bottom Feeders we take a look at the songs on the Billboard Hot 100 that Casey Kasem never got to announce. It’s an A-Z look at songs that charted no higher than #41 in the decade. Take a listen, enjoy ...

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1990

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos again, let it go. It’s never going to happen, not ever. No, never, no way, no how.

But who needs MTV in the digital age? We’re here, the time’s ...

Soundtrack Saturday: “Grosse Pointe Blank”

“They all have husbands and wives and children and houses and dogs, and, you know, they’ve all made themselves a part of something, and they can talk about what they do. What am I gonna say? ‘I killed the president of Paraguay ...

The Friday Mixtape: 3/5/10

Cover Me!

As the current host of “Cover Me,” here at Popdose, I figured it was only appropriate that I kick off my little corner of The Friday Mixtape off with a selection of covers. It’s the weekend, so kick back, ...

Dw. Dunphy On… Faith No More

The “My Album / Your Album” dynamic. Sounds like a really odd phrase, but you’ve experienced it: You are suddenly enthralled by this artist or band, you’ve listened to their debut a million times, memorized every word and note and have contributed ...

Hooks ‘N’ You: Random Reminiscing From the Averett Years

I can say without hesitation that today’s Hooks ‘N’ You was written more quickly and with less forethought in the history of the column, but whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing is a judgment call that only you ...