I can't stop thinking about Rihanna. Her single, "Stay," came out a year ago this month and it's still omnipresent. I'll hear it on the radio, in the grocery store and played on the jukebox at a bar by some sad bastard with no concept of appropriate public drinking tunes. The song won't go away, and ... More >>
Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. If you've ever wanted to employ the phrase "hardco ... More >>
Photo by Erin WaltersThe North Texans for 9/11 Truth-ers riding in the 2009 MLK Day Parade down Martin Luther King Jr. BoulevardWith the decade anniversary of 9/11 almost here, there's been a run of stories in every media outlet, major and minor, about both the September 11 attacks and the decade th ... More >>
Listen: When you all wear the same uniform, people are gonna accuse you of being a cult.There are plenty of bands over the years who have used the word "cult" in their names. From '70s hard rockers Blue Oyster Cult to '80s Brit rockers The Cult to '90s art rockers Cloud Cult to current indie darl ... More >>
Welcome to a new joint venture between DC9 at Night and the folks at We Denton Do It, aimed at introducing local audiences to up-and-coming acts they may have missed during recent stops through town. They're the kind of acts we think you're gonna want to know -- and right away, too, 'cause they ... More >>
Charles Manson 1969 Police PhotoSurprisingly, Charles Manson is still releasing songs while in solitary confinement. And, believe it or not, there's a local tie-in: Dallas-turned-Austin-based Withdrawal Records just released an EP, Inner Earth Inferno, featuring two songs from Manson and two song ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, July 31, 2009... According to Phil Spector's publicist he's "not doing great" in prison. Really? I'd expect a 60-year-old super-producer to be having the time of his life. Of course, if he's bored, he can always strike up a coll ... More >>
Walking Backwards (Ubiquity Records)
Billy Bob sings at the HOB
Cashing in on the adoption biz is easy in Texas, where lax rules let almost anyone play. Take Jennalee Ryan, for instance...
We spent the better part of Tuesday trying to find a copy of Vincent Bugliosi's book-exercise equipment Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which has gotten more press in recent days than Monica Goodling and the man or woman who won American Idol. (Shhh, don't tell me ... More >>
Will Clarke's Lord Vishnu's Love Handles goes familiar places
Almost four decades later, The Fugs' Ed Sanders is still fighting
Our writers clean out the CD bin
Brian Jonestown Massacre would rather be insane than average
Marilyn Manson on Christianity, Columbine, and the media's evil influence
Tommy Lynn Sells claims to have murdered dozens, and Texas Rangers fear he's telling the truth
Roman Polanski can't understand why anyone would take his new movie seriously
Marilyn Manson saved himself from a life of decadence. Now he thinks he can save rock and roll.
November 19 - 25, 1998
South by Southwest '97: Will guitars give up the ghost? Yes and no, but mostly no
Van Dyke Parks, the eternal odd man out, finally comes out to play
Jay Farrar and Dave Grohl don't owe you anything
Judge tells the Nightcaps that ZZ Top aren't "copycats"