Monday, January 23
Better than: No! No no no no no no!!!!!
A mediocre performance by The Kills has more rock star quality than an excellent night for most bands. Hate to say it, but last night at the Granada, the band was a bit on the mediocre side. There was the snarling ... More >>
The KillsGranada TheaterApril 19, 2011
Better than: sweating in a real sauna.The KillsThe early evening rain made for a swampy atmosphere at the Granada last night -- entirely appropriate for the greasy sonic assault of The Kills, who played to a packed house of ecstatic fans. On a stage made ... More >>
To infinity... and beyond!Gossip, gossip -- if you've been following our daily power rankings of buzz at SXSW 2011 over the past few days, then you know that, yes, indeed, Kanye West has had it all week long at this year's annual festival in Austin.And, after briefly losing the top slot in our ra ... More >>
The Dead WeatherHouse of BluesOctober 5, 2009Better Than: Sunny Day Real Estate, Rob Thomas, and Arctic Monkeys combined. Yeah, I said it.The Dead WeatherAs far as rock 'n' roll supergroups are concerned, there are two main varieties: those comprised of members of formerly great bands, reeking of ... More >>
Hal Samples Fresh off a killer performance at Austin City Limits, The Dead Weather crawled north for a House of Blues show last night--which you may have read about in Cory's review here on DC9.For another look at the show, Jack White, Allison Mosshart, a giraffe's head and all, check out this st ... More >>
In an odd quirk of scheduling, four major national acts bless our area's venues, offering up an incredibly hectic start to the music week begins this evening. Besides Sunny Day Real Estate at the Granada, Rob Thomas at Nokia and Artic Monkeys at the Palladium, you can also catch Jack W ... More >>
All photos by Mark C. Austin Like the Yeah Yeah Yeah's set on Friday night, The Dead Weather's ACL offering captivated audiences not because of Jack White's part, but rather because of Alison Mosshart's enthralling efforts at the front of her supergroup. Mosshart prowled and posed and teased befo ... More >>
Better Than: Staying at home and watching the Dallas Cowboys trade away their only Day One draft pick.
The KillsThere were three bands on the bill, but the night belonged completely to garage rock duo The Kills on Saturday at the Granada. And, it must be noted, the opening acts did little to convi ... More >>
Franz Ferdinand at House of Blues, Friday, April 24The popularity of these Scottish rockers exploded after the success of their 2004 self-titled debut album (which sold 3.6 million copies worldwide). And, I mean, their first single "Take Me Out" didn't do too badly either! Did you know that band's n ... More >>