Fitz & The TantrumsHouse of Blues' Cambridge RoomApril 20, 2011Better than: a child throwing a tantrum in a public place.Pete FreedmanFitz & The TantrumsAs if the band's name alone didn't already imply it, Los Angeles' buzzing rock 'n' soul outfit, Fitz & The Tantrums, still riding hi ... More >>
Holy crap! We have a shitload of killer shows in our area tonight!
Titus Andronicus' phenomenal 2010 release, The Monitor, is a fairly dense album -- not necessarily because of its visceral combination of punk aesthetic with indie rock instrumentation, but because of its subject matter, which centers around the Civil War. So it's quite fitting then, that the An ... More >>
Who is this band, and why are they holding a Grammy?Since the Grammys, the general population has been mostly dumbfounded that Arcade Fire could win in the category of Best Album. All over the web, the question resounds: "Who is Arcade Fire?" You'd think that a band that's sold as many albums as ... More >>
Rivalries bring out the best in people, huh?Don't even begin to kid yourselves: Getting around town this weekend will be a pain. Lower Greenville in particular? It's gonna suck. So hard.What really sucks though, is that it's a pretty packed weekend of live music, and if you're gonna head out on t ... More >>
In case you haven't noticed, we, and everyone else (including Subway) have been kinda inundated with ticket offers and discounts from Live Nation all summer long.Well, this week, the folks at the national booking/promotions superpower have put a few more worth-mentioning doozies into the pot.Firs ... More >>
The masked men in Hollywood Undead hit the HOB with some friends tonight.Must (still) be SXSW backwash pleasantly infecting our area, as there's quite a bevy of shows on tap for this evening around the region...
Slipknot, Coheed and CambriaNokia Theatre, Grand PrairieFebruary 22, 2009 Better Than: Accidentally stumbling onto the set of a Rob Zombie movie without realizing you've been written into the plot. Last night at the Nokia Theatre, the earth shifted, the foundation cracked, and hell poured out t ... More >>
BrokeNCYDE, Drop Dead GorgeousThe MaxFebruary 5, 2009Better Than: Traveling seamlessly along I-35 without any traffic or onlooker congestion, allowing for an early arrival and a front row spot for all four bands. Well, the scene is still the place for local teens to be seen: A social outing fo ... More >>
Stay classy, KEGL. Stay classy forever.Kinda hilarious that both the Edge and the Eagle are hosting their annual Christmas concerts at the same venue on back to back night, no? Think that makes things harder ("Seriously, we have to take down all these Edge signs and replace them with Eagle ones? Ton ... More >>