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    July 18, 2014

    Texas Musicians Remember Johnny Winter

    For more than 50 years, Johnny Winter made his guitar sing the blues. A lightning fast player mixed with a growling voice, Winter was part of a long lineage of Texas blues guitarists like Lightnin' Hopkins, T-Bone Walker and Stevie Ray Vaughan who simply didn't just play the blues but channeled them ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013

    Brotherhood of the Guitar Scouring the World for Unknown Guitarslingers

    Every six minutes another guitarist is born. Every 13 minutes another guitarist falls out of the musical spotlight and into the household one. Some polls claim there are 20 million guitarists living in America, while others claim there are 50 million if you include the ones who only know how to play ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Bret Michaels: "I Wrote 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' in a Laundromat in Dallas"

    How Bret Michaels turned fronting a rather mindless hair metal band into a multimedia career lasting nearly four decades is one of those mysteries that may never be solved. Belting out syrupy power ballads like "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" is one thing, but becoming a reality television star, screenwr ... More >>

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    November 29, 2011

    10 Intriguing Classic Rock Albums to Watch for in 2012

    Roger CaldwellFinally, another excuse to use this photo​Most all of us know the deal when it comes to new music from a famous, old school rock artist: It's a waiting game. A waiting game daunted with a lot of vague answers, and sometimes pretty flaky behavior. Some would say this is due to ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Ten Ironclad Reasons Why Aerosmith Sucks...

    Rachel ParkerIn this photo: Steven Tyler's "Yo Mama" mic stand, and his bedazzled New Balances.​They're sometimes called "America's Rock and Roll Band." And, yes, fastidious Aerosmith fans will shout for the rooftops that "Dream On" is a badass song. But, au contraire, friends, for there are sever ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Aerosmith, Blue October

    Tuesday, August 3, at Center

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    May 20, 2010
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    November 10, 2009

    Today In Music News: Tyler Calls Its Quits, Jerry Fuchs Dies and Eminem Stars In A Horror Flick

    Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, November 10, 2009...Joe Perry says that Steven Tyler has quit Aerosmith... "as far as he can tell."  So, um, did he or didn't he?!!! drummer Jerry Fuchs jumped out of elevator and fell five-stories to his death. Eminem will star in a 3D horro ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Picture Show: Aerosmith at Center

    Patrick MichelsAerosmith dropped into Fair Park for the Dallas stop of its tour with ZZ Top on Sunday night, and a packed crowd turned out to greet them. Stephen Tyler, Joe Perry and the rest of the gang put on a big show, in spite of the run of injuries the band has been forced to cope with, ... More >>

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    July 3, 2009

    Today In Music News: Riahanna Gets Her Tattoo On, Joe Perry Goes Solo and Jack White Gets Sci-Fi

    Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, April 29, 2009... Looks like Rihanna is looking for a second career as a tattoo artist. You know, in case the whole international pop star thing doesn't work out. Aerosmith's Joe Perry is letting his fans decide the title of his new album via T ... More >>

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    June 21, 2007


    Thursday, June 21, at the Granada Theater

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    September 26, 2006

    Are You Ready for Some Soup?

    I seem to recall that a few years ago, we wrote something unflattering about Chris Burney, who's second from right. Wonder what that was... Did you know Chris Burney, guitarist for Bowling for Soup, is in the new intro to Monday Night Football? (This assumes, of course, you know who Bowling for Soup ... More >>

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    January 26, 2006

    Old Song and Dance

    A one-act play reveals backstage secrets at Friday's most star-studded concert

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    December 2, 2004
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    March 25, 2004

    Please Kill Me

    The sounds, the sweat, the stink, of SXSW 2004

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    November 7, 2002

    That DJ Made My Day

    Jam Master Jay, 1965-2002

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    November 29, 2001

    Mick Jagger / Paul McCartney

    Goddess in the Doorway (Virgin) / Driving Rain (Capitol)

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    December 2, 1999

    Marley maul

    Yet another "new" disc from everybody's favorite pot smoker

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    July 1, 1999

    My Adidas

    Limp Bizkit are the new kings of rock. Why?

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    July 30, 1998

    Bringing on the leather

    Glasspack channels the unholy ghosts of the Monsters of Rock