We are known for sawing pigs' heads off microphone stands. We are known for wearing barbed wire and hurting ourselves," says Chris Smith, singer for the electro shock metal act Razorblade Dolls. But there are only so many people in North Texas willing to absorb that, and almost none of them are venu ... More >>
You know the jingle. It's the kind of hot that leaves a sweat outline in the shape of a chair on your shirt, and one of the world's most teasing, irritating songs comes on the radio: "All of those tourists covered with oil / strumming my six string / on my front porch swing." It's Jimmy Buffett's ... More >>
John Waite, Malea McGuinness The Glass Cactus Nightclub December 2, 2011 Better than: Paying for a table at some douche-filled nightclub. Oh wait, that's what I was asked to do. First off, I have to say that John Waite, former frontman for The Babys and Bad English, still puts on a great show. S ... More >>
Tessa AngusBRMCBlack Rebel Motorcycle Club's 2010 album Beat The Devil's Tattoo isn't quite as popular as their previous efforts, but they still have some pretty big tour plans in support of the disk, including a few Texas dates with Stone Temple Pilots. Initially, though, the band wasn't coming ... More >>
In the summer of 1986, the Theatre Gallery was all about confronting the established aesthetic sensibilities of the comfortable arts patron. Basically, we loved to shock the shit out of people. Our venue existed to raise the bar on outrageousness and freedom of expression. Example: One of our ... More >>
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