What do Harley Davidson motorcycles, Dean guitars and southern metal have in common? It's all part of Ride For Dime, a two-day bike rally in honor of the fallen guitarslinger Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott, a Texas legend whose band Pantera helped to establish southern metal as the brutal force that it is ... More >>
Josh Pitts and Ben Piche were in the punk band Captain Incredible a ways back, and got so frustrated with the way their band was getting booked, they decided to concentrate on doing it themselves, hence their five-man outfit, Up To 11 Entertainment. Pitts has performed with DFW notables Darstar, He ... More >>
Clubs are born to die, but in Denton, Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios remains. This Saturday marks 15 years of too much smoke, barely functional restrooms and super cheap drink specials, with performances from Slobberbone, Chris Flemmons, Dove Hunter, Pinkish Black and more. We spoke to owner Josh B ... More >>
This video tells the amazing story of the Tenacious D reunion. With that reunion comes a new album, Rize of the Fenix, and a massive tour that will pass through Dallas. On Friday, July 20, Tenacious D and opening act The Slights will be at Palladium Ballroom. Tickets will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m ... More >>
Mission Of BurmaThis week's show announcements are likely the strongest we've seen all year, and, to start it off, we have the legendary post-punk act Mission Of Burma. The band, which broke up in 1983, has been reunited since 2002, putting out what some say is their most impressive work yet. And ... More >>
What a busy musical evening we have on our hands tonight! The only problem? Making a decision on where to go. Anybody got a coin?
WillieSince the mid-'70s, Willie Nelson has been doing three things: smoking pot, playing music and throwing a Fourth of July picnic. They've always been huge ordeals, attracting A-list celebrities, top country music artists and, of course, country music fans. Nelson even held the festival in the ... 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. If you've ever gone to see a rock band in Deep Ellum, he was likely your maitre' d, of sorts. He's one of those guys that often finds himsel ... More >>
The Space Ace awaits at the HOB
FSCS is a headbanger's ball
Rubber Gloves has survived a decade of decadence
Let SXSW stay in Austin. We're OK with that.
Dallas says goodbye to DJ Rich Soul
Even music journalists have ethics
When is a local band not a local band?
Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner
The hiatus is over for The Legendary Fritz
A flood of inaugural party invites hits our mailbox
New Chanukah songs
A good idea...in theory
Chomsky, Brutal Juice and others make the news
Smirnoff sucks them in; The Rocket Summer waits 'til fall; Jeff Buckely's mom; North Texas Music Festival jab; Plus, much, much more
Hagfish meets Bobgoblin; Touring the giglist; Toadies just might hatch
X'd out; Columbia compiles rockabilly; Hellions tribute to the Circle Jerks; Gig plugs galore; And Street Beat is ch-ch-ch-changing?
DOMA 2000 (of course), Baboon takes it live; Elliot Smith helps The Toadies; and much, much more