Metal has always had a natural fit with fantastical landscapes that look like they were crafted by the hand of Frank Frazetta. The Fort Worth metal group The Hack and Slashers, however, don't live in a world that looks perfectly suited for a custom painted van in the '80s or the cover of an early R ... More >>
It's the 25th Anniversary of the DOMA. And while it's true that bands and venues come and go, many of the people behind them have been here all along. We asked a few of these long standing music veterans -- now behind the scenes at DOMA nominated venues The Kessler, The Foundry and Rubber Gloves Reh ... More >>
Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. This piece originally appeared in our May 10 issue ... More >>
Saturday, August 16, at The Double Wide
Finding hope for Dallas' live music scene among Sloppyworld's DIY clutter
Rock Lottery celebrates its 10th anniversary, and it's still so Good/Bad
Dallas loses another young talent
Saturday, December 16, at Dan's Silverleaf, Denton
Thursday, December 29, at Dan's Silverleaf
Area benefits look to raise money for cats, kids and a music man, too
A few more area musicians make appearances on the Cartoon Network
New Year's day; Texas Punk Sweethearts; Growth spurt for Polyphonic Spree; Waging Red Animal War
X'd out; Columbia compiles rockabilly; Hellions tribute to the Circle Jerks; Gig plugs galore; And Street Beat is ch-ch-ch-changing?
All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't
Street Beat and local store owner make nice
Earl Harvin shows; Sugarbomb signs; Dooms U.K. get the Details; Plus more
Bad mouthing good bods; Keeping up with the Buck Joneses; the Broose is loose; Tim DeLaughter speaks; And much more
Danger is John Freeman's middle name
Drew Phelps finally gets Round To It; The Meat Helmets decay away
Making music on someone else's dime
Jet is in labor on the WWW; Notes from KNTU's underground; Return of the Children of the Corn Mo; Prescription: Mark Ridlin; Rotating drum stools
Or: What do cake walks, the Backstreet Boys, and Jon Cunningham have in common?
Picking the best locally made records of 1998 was easy. Who knew?
December 31, 1998 - January 6, 1999
Matthew Duncan made an amazing record. Then he had no idea what to do with it.
Bless 'em, Dooms U.K. make art for Art Rock's sake
Trance Syndicate--Texas' best label--closes its doors, leaving Bedhead without a home
This was the year local music broke, but was it fixed?
After seven wacky years, 14 Records prepares to close its doors
Slobberbone is the dumbest name for the best new band in town