The Muppets' Jesus Christ Superstar Is A Real Album That Someone Made

Here's a question we never thought to ask: how would Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera about the life of Jesus play with the Muppets? Now we know, thanks to the Muppet Christ Superstar album, with Kermit as Jesus, Gonzo as Judas, Miss Piggy as Mary Magdalene, and a chorus of clucking proto-Christian chickens. » 4/15/14 2:20pm 4/15/14 2:20pm

Dinosaur Planet is the space dinosaurs vs. giant robots rock opera…

If you were to ask me to describe my perfect rock opera, it would definitely have dinosaurs that had recently returned from space to take over the Earth. And giant robots who have kept the dinosaurs as their warrior slaves? A must. The artwork by Scary Go Round and Bad Machinery creator John Allison is just gravy. » 2/25/12 2:00pm 2/25/12 2:00pm

Naked, Drugged-Out, Futuristic Surgical Death — With Singing!

New gothpunk musical Repo! The Genetic Opera » 11/07/08 9:40am 11/07/08 9:40am hits select theaters this evening with the sound of dissected organs hitting the pavement. Either you've never heard of this rock opera turned dystopian sci-fi story about organ repossession in the 2050s, or you're one of those internet fans who've been jamming to the…

The Greatest Concept Album Adaptations of Classic Scifi Tales

Musicians have been inspired by science fiction for as long as the concept has been around. Composers have based entire operas around plots by Doris Lessing and Philip K. Dick. And, from the Beatles to Billy Idol, the Flaming Lips to Jefferson Starship, performers have drawn on ideas from sci-fi stories and even… » 9/09/08 11:43am 9/09/08 11:43am

Sibling Rivalry Gets Bloody in New Repo! Clip

We’ve already seen the making of » 8/31/08 9:00am 8/31/08 9:00am video for “Mark It Up,” one of ’s whopping 57 musical tracks, but the finished product gives us a glimpse into the inner workings of organ factory GeneCo. In this tragically Anthony Stuart Head-free clip, we meet stab-happy Luigi Largo (frequent horror player Bill Moseley) and his…