Those summer dates are starting to fill up faster and faster each week, and it looks like the coming season will be a great one for live music. The most talked about announcement this week, however, was a actually a three way tie between Too Short and E-40 at Trees, The Mountain Goats at Dan's Silve ... More >>
SXSW music weekend is here! If you haven't already packed a bag and headed for Austin yet, or if you don't plan to at all, don't fret. Since 35 Denton is on hiatus, lots of bands are stopping through Dallas and Fort Worth on their way out of the massive week-long music festival three hours south of ... More >>
Well, with all of the recent concert announcements we've been getting in, this is shaping up to be a quite promising, non-shitty winter this year. After you read this post, you should take some time to review the ones you may have missed.
Claudio Sanchez is incredibly pressed for time, but he has ten minutes to spare for an interview. Afterwards, he has to rush off for Coheed and Cambria's soundcheck. The band is in the midst of a long headlining tour with rocket scientist metallers Between the Buried and Me. Thankfully, Sanchez is w ... More >>
Chicago-based Russian Circles have been hammering their brand of groove-heavy post-metal across the globe for seven years now. For most of their touring life, the three-piece outfit, consisting of Mike Sullivan, Brian Cook and Dave Turncratz have done so as club-show headliners. Since the release of ... More >>
Morrissey Monday, February 18, at Palladium Ballroom, $39.50 We were really looking forward to road-tripping to Wichita Falls to see Moz at the end of the month, but since some of his U.S. tour dates were postponed, we'll just have to throw roses at him in Dallas. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 1 ... More >>
Over two decades, Buffalo's Cannibal Corpse has become one of the best-selling death metal bands in the United States. Unflinchingly confrontational, bassist Alex Webster and crew have created a catalog of extreme metal that is as consistent as it is intense. The band's most recent effort, Torture, ... More >>
Roky Erickson, James Hall & The Futura Bold Friday, July 13, at The Kessler Theater This all-Texas bill makes for one of the best shows coming to the Kessler in the near future. Roky Erickson is a legend with a riveting story and James Hall is one of the greatest frontmen to ever grace a Dall ... More >>
Daryl at Sons of Hermann HallThere are lots of big shows this weekend, and the one about which much ado has been made is the [DARYL] reunion at Sons of Hermann Hall tonight. Since the band broke up several years ago, members have continued playing around town in various other capacities. Tonight, ... More >>
Kaleidoscopic prog-metal goes conceptual
Curren$yLouisiana' Curren$y's been around for nearly a decade at this point, but it's only been in the last few years that the rapper really seen his stock rise. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that he's released more than 14 mixtapes since 2007? Probably. Anyway, he'll be coming to to ... More >>
White Arms of AthenaMany bands start out with big dreams and big plans. But very few of them even make it to studio, much less get a recording contract. Most bands go at it a few years, play a few bars and then the members go on to other bands or go back to their day jobs for good. This is not ... More >>
If you're a fan of dub step, heavy metal or a little Puerto Rican reggaeton, tonight's musical offerings are right in your wheel house.
DawesWhen Dawes came through town last month, they left the packed house at The Cavern in awe of their freewheelin' classic rock revival. We gave the show a great review, and got all giddy when Lance Yocum over at Spune Productions just announced that they'll be coming back on July 14--and they'l ... More >>
Between the Buried and Me... and You.Quite the progressive metal conglomeration tonight down in Deep Ellum at the Prophet Bar. Headlining the deal? North Carolina's Between the Buried and Me. And even though any metal band that takes its name from a Counting Crows song is deducted satanic style p ... More >>