Post thumbnail of ROCKHANDS OF THE YEAR: Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Damian OK Go and Ben Folds
10 May 2011

ROCKHANDS OF THE YEAR: Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Damian OK Go and Ben Folds

Ask (on Twitter), and ask again, and ask again, and YE SHALL RECEIVE. Neil Gaiman, man of letters, hero to geeks everywhere, and my personal favourite wordsmith, came through in, EPIC ROCKHANDERY. He sent me this. Featuring Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, OKGo and Ben Folds, this is truly the Monster of all Rock(hands).

Post thumbnail of Rockhands: The SXSW Edition (Starring Yuck, Black Angels, Steve Wynn, Esben & The Witch + more!)
16 March 2011

Rockhands: The SXSW Edition (Starring Yuck, Black Angels, Steve Wynn, Esben & The Witch + more!)

While the BackstageRider can’t be at SXSW in person, she has deployed a small army to track down the greatest in indierockhands. Featuring Yuck! The Head and the Heart! Young Evils! Black Angels! John Vanderslice! Esben & The Witch! Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3! GroupLove! Sleepy Vikings! They’re here.

Post thumbnail of The Backstage Rider Gallery of Rock(hands) and YOU
15 January 2011

The Backstage Rider Gallery of Rock(hands) and YOU

The devil’s horns are the international symbol of rocktacularness. Which is why it is BackstageRider’s greatest goal to create the world’s largest gallery of awesome folks doing the rock hands. YOU. WANT. TO. BE. HERE.

Post thumbnail of Rockhand of the Month: from Scott Helland of Gypsy Nomads/Deep Wound – Plus Stories About J. Mascis!
6 January 2011

Rockhand of the Month: from Scott Helland of Gypsy Nomads/Deep Wound – Plus Stories About J. Mascis!

What do you get when a former highschool bandmate of J. Mascis and Lou Barlow gets in touch and has a concept for some original rockhand artwork? Well, yer gonna have to click to find out.

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