By Chris Kornellis At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the fou ... More >>
Ugh, next week is going to be gross. Not only are you going to be about 10 pounds heavier from gorging yourself on holiday fare, exhausted from all the passive-aggressive family drama shooting across the dinner table and just all around grumpy from your Black Friday sleep deprivation, but also the c ... More >>
NSYNC reunion talk has dominated music news this week, because everybody in America really, really misses the '90s, and despite a non-denial from Lance Bass it seems like there's still a good chance it actually happens, even if nobody at the VMAs was planning on it originally. (How could they pass u ... More >>
Not only do you have this list of awesome shows to see around DFW this week, but you should know that Fuzzy's Taco Shop opens in Deep Ellum on Monday, so if you live in that neighborhood, "taco" will soon become a verb in your life. See also: - "Johnny Marr, Minus the Bear, Avenged Sevenfold and ... More >>
There's a lot happening in music around here -- a lot has happened this week, in fact. In this sprawling metropolitan music scene, with a kaleidoscopic framework of ever-changing people and bands and venues and ideas, a lot happens at once. The only thing we know for sure is that the people who make ... More >>
Seattle's Beat Connection pay Dallas a visit tonight on the heels of their 12-song debut, The Palace Garden. We talked with members Reed Juenger and Jarred Katz a few weeks ago about the first time they bought a CD, the first time they toured, and what they expect from their first show in Dallas. W ... More >>
Mike MezeulBroken Social Scene at the House of BluesThe number of good shows and exciting, inspiring, heartbreaking moments in the Dallas music scene this year were, to put it SO very mildly...numerous. It probably can go with out saying. Except we're going to say it. We're going to talk about it ... More >>
The new Blink-182 album is in stores tomorrow.Tomorrow night at Gexa Energy Pavilion, things will come full circle for Blink-182: The San Diego-sprung outfit will celebrate the release of their new album, Neighborhoods, their first release in eight years and their first since their ugly split in ... More >>
Sara KerensMy Chemical Romance at House of Blues in MayHere we are at the midway point of the year, or something. The heat's at blow-torch temperatures, The Rapture's well on the way (not the 2012 one), and DOMA's gonna rear it's wicked head soon.In honor of this half-year-ish thing, we'd like to ... More >>
It's already started!It's that time of the year again, when the heat has all of our teenage angst at an all-time high. The folks behind the Vans Warped Tour planned accordingly with this year's installment of the fest, which will be at Gexa Energy Pavilion today. So, if you're extremely pissed at ... More >>
Broken Social SceneFresh off the release of yet another critically acclaimed album Forgiveness Rock Record, Broken Social Scene is planning a North American tour that will pass through Dallas at House Of Blues on Saturday, February 19. The aptly named band, a revolving door of Canadian indie-rock ... More >>
This dude knew a thing or two about music videos.The death of Michael Jackson in 2009 seemed to prompt a lot of artists to rediscover the art of music videos in 2010. Some, like Lady Gaga and Kanye West, took the artistic merit behind mainstream music videos from acts like Michael Jackson and Pri ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.Jason JanikCindy ChaffinOnce upon a time, Cindy Chaffin was the mastermind behind Texas Gigs, a blog and database that ... More >>
I just spent way too long on Youtube searching for videos from this past weekend in area concert-going (apparently our spring semester interns' last days have come and gone), and all I came up with were videos from Edgefest 19 up at Pizza Hut Park this past weekend.But beggars can't be choosers I gu ... More >>
New copy-protected CDs screw over the only honest customers the music industry has left
How the tattooed Motley Crue sleaze won my heart
The truth about Deep Ellum crime
The Dallas Morning News says N.W.A. was "militant." The real answer? N.O.
Michael Jackson vowed to raise millions for 9/11 victims. And he hired a gay-porn producer pal to help.
Tim Allen's the only tool in this humorless revenge comedy
Coldplay conquered America before its passport was even stamped
Rainer Maria looks for A Better Version of Me and something that rhymes with "anathema"
Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings--and beatings
New Chanukah songs
What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?
The Dark Side of Oz? Man, that's just the tip of the iceberg
The demonic duo of Dean and Gene Ween returns with a new studio album and a refined take on a twisted past
Every egg matters; The little ingrates; Groucho does Iowa; Conan's feminine side; Salt in the wounds
Do yourself a favor and stay home during this Road Trip
All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't
AC/DC , Steely Dan
Published January 20, 1999
All we want for Xmas is Jessica's two front teats
Fifteen years later, the reissue of Stop Making
Sense opens old wounds ... and heals them
Disney hopes its upstart kids radio network will be more than just a Mickey Mouse effort
May 27 - June 2, 1999
Everything I need to know about the modern American teen I learned by going to the movies
Signing to a record label can be bad for a band's health. So why do they keep doing it?
How Wu-Tang Clan won the world