It‘s here – the 2005 AP Readers Poll, your annual hit list of the year‘s best and worst in music, movies and life in general. Click the link here to vote — it‘s free and painless, and if we like your comments, you may even end up getting printed in our annual Readers Poll issue, which goes on sale everywhere Jan. 5, 2005!

While you‘re there, be sure to vote for your "Hometown Hero," the unsigned band from your town/scene that you think is poised to blow up in 2006. We‘re devoting a special section to these bands in the January issue, but they can‘t make it in without your help. Like that one band said, tell all your friends — and we‘ll see you next issue!