Jello Biafra

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Reveals Date and Stage Schedules

    They've already let us "Guess the Fest." They've also given us the full lineup. Now the folks at Fun Fun Fun Fest have gone a step further and laid out the day-by-day schedule, which will be spread out over three days (and three stages) this fall from Friday, November 7 to Sunday, November 9. That m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    OFF!'s Keith Morris Played the Audience Like a Pro at Club Dada

    OFF! With Cerebral Ballzy and Nasa Space Universe Club Dada, Dallas Friday, May 23, 2014 There's the great scene in The Dark Knight where Alfred explains to Bruce Wayne the true nature of the Joker. "Some men just want to watch the world burn," says Alfred. Watching Keith Morris front OFF! Friday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Judas Priest to Headline Fun Fun Fun Fest This November

    Betcha didn't see this one coming: Austin's annual late-year concert extravaganza, Fun Fun Fun Fest, just revealed the lineup for this year's edition, and the headliners will be none other than everyone's favorite metalhead leatherboys, Judas Priest. That's right, of "Breaking the Law" fame. The sam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    The Ten Best American Hardcore Punk Albums

    Seeing that a form of Black Flag is touring right now (and playing Trees on Friday), we thought it a good time to investigate American hardcore punk rock. For all practical purposes, the beginning of hardcore in the states happened in the early 80's. While many hardcore acts were inspired by the Sex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    The Coachella 2013 Awards

    The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers. "WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA." The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Keith Morris of OFF!: "When I Think of a Supergroup, I Think of Asia"

    Even without considering his most recent band, OFF!, Keith Morris' punk rock credentials would be secure. Best known as the original singer for Black Flag and the founding member of the Circle Jerks, Morris has been at the forefront of the American hardcore and punk experience for the better part of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    The Best Texas Songs of All Time: #100-80

    "Between the Hank Williams pain songs And Jerry Jeff's train songs And blue eyes cryin' in the rain Out in Luckenbach, Texas Ain't nobody feeling no pain" - Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, "Luckenbach, Texas" With that introduction, welcome to the first in a five-part series, in which we attempt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    The Strangest Stage Names In Music History

    Metta World Peace​When Lakers forward Ron Artest announced last week that he is legally changing his name to Metta World Peace, the Internet exploded with bafflement and criticism. Obviously, this is coming from sports fans. We in the music world are accustomed to odd stage names. Dallas' own Eryk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Another Punk Icon Visits The Richard Hunter Show, Preps For Prophet Bar Gig

    Jello Biafra​Two weeks ago, it was Marky Ramone who visited with Richard Hunter on Hunter's afternoon radio show on KMNY-1360 AM. Today's it's punk icon Jello Biafra who graces our area airwaves at 4:30 this afternoon, spewing forth his seemingly endless (but still funny) diatribes against corpora ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Gig Alert: Got the Hump Day Blues? Well, There's Actually A Ton of Good Shows Tonight...

    Spend your Wednesday night under Eugene Chadbourne's gaze.With the fact that we're just two weeks off from Christmas, and, well, it being Wednesday and all, you'd think this would be a slow night for good shows. Well, you'd be mistaken. There's actually several acts playing about Metroplex tonight-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008
  • Music

    September 4, 2008

    Dirty Talk

    Twenty years later, the godfathers of grunge in Mudhoney still remember their roots

  • Music

    August 21, 2008

    No Inhibitions

    The Melvins never change. Almost 25 years after forming, the underappreciated icons are still giving the industry the finger.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Last Night: Ministry at Palladium Ballroom

    Al Jorgensen looking more scary than he did last night.Ministry April 17, 2008 Palladium Ballroom Better Than: Getting your teeth pulled while watching a building being demolished, just barely. According to leader Al Jorgensen, this will be the last time Ministry comes to Dallas. Ever. That’s w ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 10, 2007

    Wiggle Room

    Take in some Jello at the Granada

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2007
  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    Down and Dirty

    Blowfly nastifies a new genre: punk rock

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Whole Wheat Bizkit

    Dallas' Uncontrollable Urge leaves everything onstage, from its extremely mixed sound to its bleeding jock

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Jello Biafra with the Melvins

    Sieg Howdy! (Alternative Tentacles)

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    I'll Drink to That

    Keep that New Year's Eve spirit all year long with these boozy sing-along tunes

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2003

    Tear Jerker

    The world according to John Irving

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2003

    Oh La La

    Backseat is full of French guys and bikini girls

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    New Found Glory

    November 17

  • Film

    November 29, 2001

    Dross in Space

    The American Astronaut trashes the galaxy

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Prague Rock

    Uz Jsme Doma want people to listen to the whole story--in Czech

  • Calendar

    March 9, 2000

    Not easy being Green

    Ralph Nader's running for real this time

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Anarchy in Amarillo

    Being a punk in the Panhandle was never easy. But when Brian Deneke crossed paths with an angry mob of football jocks, he never imagined it could get him killed.

  • Music

    July 15, 1999

    Ask the Guru

    The Met's Bad Habits

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    Punk You

    Dead Kennedys, Alternative Tentacles, and the lawsuit that proves there isn't always room for Jello

  • Music

    July 16, 1998

    Out of a Trance

    Trance Syndicate--Texas' best label--closes its doors, leaving Bedhead without a home

  • News

    May 28, 1998

    Rock bottom

    Tucked away in the cellar of a Denton pizza shack is a club that offers punk rock bands a place to re-discover why they make music in the first place

  • Music

    May 2, 1996

    Bass player for mayor

    Ex-Killbilly member Richard Hunter runs for Fort Worth office--no, seriously

  • Music

    January 11, 1996

    Unclean thoughts

    An indie-rock revolution is happening in the Alamo City

  • Music

    January 4, 1996

    Lone Star State of disgrace

    Tributes to Buddy Holly and Willie Nelson are anything but

  • Music

    July 13, 1995

    Too punk to f--

    Ethyl Merman makes 'dance music for the poor'

  • Music

    January 26, 1995

    Trance-induced state

    Austin label showcases some of the best Texas has to offer