As we sit in our cubicles, school chairs or desks today, the Texas sky is relentless with its 73-degree beauty, tempting all of us to turn on some tunes, throw up our hands and have recess. Texas has just reached the perfect time of year when all of the alchemy is correct for hosting a plethora of m ... More >>
Five Finger Death Punch.Five Finger Death Punch, All That Remains, Hatebreed, Rains
The Palladium Ballroom
November 12th, 2011
Better than: the Cain Velasquez/Junior Dos Santos heavyweight title fight.
Even though getting to the Palladium Ballroom was difficult around 7 o'clock on Saturday ... More >>
Hailing from Los Angeles, Five Finger Death Punch is one of those in-your-face hard rock acts that revel in just about every foul rock cliché in the book. Profane, sexist, volatile and surprisingly hook-laden, the songs of Ivan Moody and the rest of this rather unwashed five-piece sound like earl ... More >>
Rhett MillerThere are loads of great shows this weekend, but probably the most notable is the Cystic Fibrosis benefit concert at Granada Theater on Saturday night. For the fifth year in a row, Rhett Miller will be headlining, this time with the help of Sarah Jaffe and The O's. If helping people i ... More >>
All That Remains.All That Remains, like their peers in Killswitch Engage, Shadows Fall and Unearth, keep the flame of modern metal burning. Clearly influenced by '90s European metal but filtered through an American hardcore sensibility, the Springfield, Massachusetts, quintet makes their seco ... More >>
A Place To Bury StrangersThe fall season is starting to shape up as expected. The fall and the spring are, after all, the prime touring seasons, and right away, it looks like the Granada Theater's got some pretty impressive bills coming our way.New York noise rock band A Place To Bury Strangers w ... More >>
10. Never have I seen so many tattoos under one tent than at Friday's Mayhem Festival at the Smirnoff/Super Pages Whatever Starplex. One guy had "Lamb of God" inked on his right calf and a girl - swear - had "KORN", with a backward "R" of course, on her neck.
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YES! King Khan And The Shrines, one of my favorite acts at last year's SXSW, is coming to Dallas in April on what's being billed as a "comeback tour." The band is hitting 17 cities in late March and the first half of April, but perhaps wisely altogether avoiding Kentucky, where Khan and his BBQ S ... More >>
Jason WolterNothing goes together quite like country music and rodeo action. So with Dwight Yoakam coming to North Texas in February, what better place to perform than the Resistol Arena, home to the Mesquite Rodeo?The country legend hasn't released anything since 2007's tribute to Buck Owens, bu ... More >>