Long ago, in 1978, this was released as a vinyl boot, Dolls Live: Dallas '74. Over the years the original has become a pricey, much-sought-after artifact -- this, despite the fact it's said to be of "very poor" sound quality. (This attendee didn't even dig it live: "not that great.") Then, in '06 ... More >>
Mötley Crüe, Poison, New York DollsGexa Energy PavilionJune 7, 2011Better than: sitting on your couch watching the Mavs win. Sure, the game was dramatic, but not as dramatic as Tommy Lee's drum rig. Alex ScottTommy Lee's drum kit was quite literally on fire last night. For more pictures from the ... More >>
David Johansen of the New York DollsDavid Johansen's career is the entertainment equivalent of a patchwork quilt. The New York Dolls' first incarnation, after all, lasted just a few years. After dissolving that first time, Johansen recorded several solo albums, then began an acting career. (Remem ... More >>
Whether it's glam metal, Midwestern punk, wholesome indie pop or arena rock from South Africa, we got a little bit of everything in the musical offerings this evening.
Tonight, groundbreaking experimental rapper Kool Keith will be gracing The Loft with his presence. And we're hella stoked. Not only is the rapper one of our favorites, but his skill set is undeniable and his advancements in the "horrorcore" and "porncore" genres are fairly irrefutable. Plus. he's ... More >>
I know the local connection here is barely tangential, but two of the best shows to come through our area this past year were The New York Dolls at The Granada in April and Todd Rundgren at House of Blues in July. Now news comes that Rundgren is producing the next Dolls' effort. Back in the summer ... More >>
The punk icons The New York Dolls at the Granada. (Daniel Kramer)New York Dolls April 20, 2008 Granada Theater Much Better Than: expected, and way better than getting your punk thrills via an over-coifed trio of emo bands at Nokia. Download: See photos from Sunday night's show. Critic’s Notebo ... More >>
Sunday, April 20, at the Granada Theater
A forgotten punk makes a Killer comeback
The Deep Ellum Film Festival offers cinematic pleasures...just not in Deep Ellum.
SXSW 2005: The crowds, the hype bands and all the Shiner Bock you can drink
Earl Harvin joins Matt Johnson's ever-changing band, The The
Coolness and a cast of dozens can't save 200 Cigarettes
Retro rascality or cultural imperialism?