A few weeks have passed since we found out who will be officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April. Which means enough time has passed for the migraines and projectile vomiting to have subsided. Here's a scorecard for the inductees of the Class of 2014. First to note, using th ... More >>
The 50-foot limestone angels trumpeting from the façade of Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth face a trio of venues hidden from the outside world. Hyena's Comedy Night Club is down a grand staircase on the right. There's a smaller stage next to it. And on the left is Queen City Music Hall, which o ... More >>
The age old dilemma of having one band on the bill you (kind of, sort of, used to) like and one you (pretty much) hate was thrust upon me Wednesday night at Gexa Energy Pavilion. Back in the early '90s, I found the Goo Goo Dolls to have that same devil-may-care attitude of the Replacements. Sure, Go ... More >>
There's lots of pleasure, but it doesn't quite finish you off.
Courtesy George Gimarc/94.5 ReunionThat's former KDGE jock Wendy Naylor at left, with the Sugarcubes and some oddly familiar young man backstage at the first Edgefest in 1992.Back in April we brought word of the KDGE-FM 20th anniversary shindig that George Gimarc's been putting together at the Lake ... More >>
Two follow-ups in this particular radio round-up. First, I exchanged a few messages with Alan Ayo via Facebook, and the long and short of it is, he's not at all upset that Clear Channel gave him his walking papers yesterday. Writes the former midday host and music director at KDGE-FM:I'm feeling rat ... More >>
Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos and lifeless Cox
Sean Penn delivers a soulful road movie and refuses to define his subject
It may be easy as Sunday morning to dis Lionel Richie. But why do that?
At the Deep Ellum film fest, fact becomes fiction becomes fact
You know you're right, you can't lose with rare Nirvana
Sean Penn plays retarded for Oscar, and audiences aren't rewarded
The pros and cons
Chomsky, Brutal Juice and others make the news
Or: What do cake walks, the Backstreet Boys, and Jon Cunningham have in common?
You need to talk to MTV's Jesse Camp like he needs another head in his hole
After working the Picket Line, Kevin Russell and the Gourds finally make a record as good as they are
While Fugazi continues to rage against the machine, it really just wants to be a regular ol' band
Trance Syndicate--Texas' best label--closes its doors, leaving Bedhead without a home
In rock and roll, 'legend' is another word for 'forgotten'
Austin label showcases some of the best Texas has to offer
If rock bands all sound the same, then why does Jawbox do it?