John Freeman


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  • 10 years ago

    On Tuesday, September 4, less than a day after local musician Carter Albrecht was killed by a gunshot wound, another young local musician died. Darin Matthew Archer died of a self-inflicted wound. Archer was raised in DeSoto, lived in Dallas and w...

  • 11 years ago

    I have a dirty little secret. I was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. We moved to Dallas when I was 3 years old, so I don't remember much about living there except that it was boring and it smelled really, really bad. I went back to visit when I was ...

  • 11 years ago

    Ask any random long-haired, denim-clad, reefer-smoking dude hanging out at the food court at Valley View mall what his favorite band is and I'll wager that one out of three says, "Black Fuckin' Sabbath!!!!" The strange thing is that if you asked t...

  • 11 years ago

    There was a time in the Dallas music scene when it seemed like bands weren't afraid to take chances and break the tried-and-true tradition of tight jeans, loud amps and drunk-rock swagger. A time when experimentation was spreading from band to ban...

  • 11 years ago

    Do you remember a time way back in the early 1990s when ska was "invented" by bands such as Voodoo Glow Skulls, No Doubt and Rancid? Well, actually it was invented in the early 1980s by bands such as the Specials, Madness and Selecter. Oh, wait a ...

  • 11 years ago

    GWAR performs Saturday, November 25, at Gypsy Tea Room with The Red Chord.


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