Backstreet Boys

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    How Bob Marley Was Sold to the Suburbs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    The Ten Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, November 21 to 27

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    The NSYNC Reunion Will Probably Happen, Even Though No One Cares About the Music

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Ten Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: July 18-24

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    The Nine Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: June 27-July3

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Beat Connection on the Spice Girls, Raffi and Heartbreak

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    The 20 Best Concert Photos of 2011

    Mike MezeulBroken Social Scene at the House of Blues​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Mark Hoppus on Blink-182's Past: "We Thought That We Needed To Be Unified As Three People With One Vision, When We're Not."

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    The 20 Best Dallas Concert Photos of the Year (So Far, Anyway)

    Sara KerensMy Chemical Romance at House of Blues in May​Here 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Good Friday: Vans Warped Tour Launches During A Busy Weekend of Shows

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Show Announcements: Broken Social Scene, P-Diddy, New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys, Reverend Horton Heat, Plain White T's, Free Energy, Max Bemis, All Time Low, Avett Brothers, Lynch Mob & more

    Broken Social Scene​Fresh 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Listomania: The Top Music Videos of 2010

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Local Music 'Mericans: Cindy Chaffin

    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 Chaffin​Once upon a time, Cindy Chaffin was the mastermind behind Texas Gigs, a blog and database that ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Weekend Round-Up: The Edgefest 19 Edition

    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 >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2007
  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Burning the Faithful

    New copy-protected CDs screw over the only honest customers the music industry has left

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Tommy's Gun

    How the tattooed Motley Crue sleaze won my heart

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Cruising for a Bruising

    The truth about Deep Ellum crime

  • Music

    September 12, 2002

    Straight Outta Left Field

    The Dallas Morning News says N.W.A. was "militant." The real answer? N.O.

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Jackson Jive

    Michael Jackson vowed to raise millions for 9/11 victims. And he hired a gay-porn producer pal to help.

  • Film

    December 20, 2001

    Joe Blows

    Tim Allen's the only tool in this humorless revenge comedy

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    'N Sync

    Celebrity (Jive)

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    The Band Who

    Coldplay conquered America before its passport was even stamped

  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    Look Again

    Rainer Maria looks for A Better Version of Me and something that rhymes with "anathema"

  • Music

    December 21, 2000


    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings--and beatings

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    New Chanukah songs

  • Music

    August 10, 2000


    What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    In sync

    The Dark Side of Oz? Man, that's just the tip of the iceberg

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Brother's keeper

    The demonic duo of Dean and Gene Ween returns with a new studio album and a refined take on a twisted past

  • News

    June 15, 2000


    Every egg matters; The little ingrates; Groucho does Iowa; Conan's feminine side; Salt in the wounds

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    More Soup for you

    Now on the same label as Britney and the Backstreets, is Bowling For Soup the next teen-pop sensation? Uh, no.

  • Film

    May 18, 2000

    Mud pie

    Do yourself a favor and stay home during this Road Trip

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Scene, heard

    All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Out There

    AC/DC , Steely Dan

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Published January 20, 1999

  • Calendar

    December 9, 1999

    Yule be sorry

    All we want for Xmas is Jessica's two front teats

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Heads up

    Fifteen years later, the reissue of Stop Making

    Sense opens old wounds ... and heals them

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Put your ears on

    Disney hopes its upstart kids radio network will be more than just a Mickey Mouse effort

  • Calendar

    May 27, 1999

    Night & Day

    May 27 - June 2, 1999

  • News

    May 20, 1999

    The New School

    Everything I need to know about the modern American teen I learned by going to the movies

  • News

    March 18, 1999
  • News

    February 11, 1999

    Major Mistakes

    Signing to a record label can be bad for a band's health. So why do they keep doing it?

  • News

    January 7, 1999
  • News

    January 7, 1999
  • News

    December 31, 1998
  • Music

    September 4, 1997

    Wizards of Wu

    How Wu-Tang Clan won the world