Keith Morris

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    July 1, 2014

    The Best North Texas Concerts of 2014, So Far

    Six months is a long time. Well, maybe not that long, but measured by concert calendar time, it's more than long enough to fit in lots of memorable experiences. So as we cross the midpoint of 2014 with the first day of July, DC9 at Night is continuing its recent look back at the year to date with a ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    May 23, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 5/23 - 5/25

    Finally, we have a three-day weekend. No doubt the schedule for most over the next several days will be heavy on time spent outside, preferably grilling out or in a swimming pool. (Or better yet, both.) But there are also plenty of great show to be seen, and if the calendar is thinner on festivals t ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014
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    May 19, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, May 19-25

    Which way do you want to rawk this week? Because there are a number of different ways to do so, given the lineup of concerts that hit Dallas between now and Sunday. If it's metal you're looking for, this should be an especially bountiful week. If it's arena-sized power ballads, you're in luck as wel ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012

    OFF! - Trees - 9/19/12

    OFF! Trees Wednesday, September 19 Now that was a real pit. It seems every touring rock act with a GA floor in front of them has one now. Hell, kids will swirl and crowdsurf in front of Evanescence these days, but last night's floor wasn't about old-schoolers showing up the youth. It was about a p ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    June 8, 2012

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup Is Coming... Guess the Fest in the Meantime

    Fun Fun Fun Fest, which is set for November 2-4 at Auditorium Shores, will be releasing their lineup next month, and we've already got a few guesses as to who might be on the list. In the meantime, you can enter to win tickets by guessing who you think will be on the lineup of the seventh annual f ... More >>

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    March 19, 2012

    Bro Fest 2012 - Club Dada - 3/18/12

    Bro Fest 2012 Club Dada Sunday, March 18 Five years in the making, Parade of Flesh's Bro Fest doesn't seem to show any signs of wear. Sunday's overcast morning only helped set the stage for a full day of growling, screaming and headbanging spread across three stages and twelve hours. As I approache ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Keith Morris and Steven McDonald Explain Off!'s Rise From The Ashes of The Circle Jerks.

    Off!​From the Raymond Pettibon album art, which invokes his classic album covers for his brother Greg Ginn's band, Black Flag, to the thundering downstrokes, rubbery machine gun rhythms and brash spirit, Off! is a time machine to the early days of West Coast punk. And the band boasts two illu ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011


    Wednesday, October 12, at Sons of Hermann Hall

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    April 22, 2011

    Q&A: The Meatmen's Tesco Vee Talks Offensive Humor, Old-School Punk and Life After It.

    ​There wasn't a more offensive punk band in the early '80s than The Meatmen. Even in a market cluttered by hardcore bands popping up in droves in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., the Lansing, Michigan, band, led by Tesco Vee (a third grade teacher born Robert Vermeulen), distinguished itself wit ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011

    SXSW 2011 Buzz Power Rankings: Kanye Is On Top For Now... And Pretty Easily, Too.

    You can do it, put your stinger into it.​South by Southwest is a static thing -- both in theory and in practice. It's a chance for bands to fans to see the established acts they've been wanting to see and for new, up-and-coming acts to try and make names for themselves. And that latter part very m ... More >>

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    May 4, 2010

    Gig Alert: Alexisonfire, Trash Talk, La Dispute, Therefore I Am at The Prophet Bar Tonight

    Trash Talk​It's always a great thing when the best band on a lengthy bill is not the headliner. One, you usually can get up front and check out the action. And, two, you might not have to stay out so late. Of course, the shows start pretty early at The Prophet Bar, so perhaps that second thing won ... More >>

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    March 22, 2009

    What It Was Like: Abe Vigoda, Monotonix, Circle Jerks, Todd Barry, Janeane Garofalo

    Jesse HugheyMonotonix singer Ami Shalev in a rare calm moment during his band's set at "Mess With Texas" in Austin's Waterloo Park Saturday. And yes, that's the same microphone he shoved up his ass earlier in the set.I've read again and again what a spectacular display Monotonix's live show is and f ... More >>

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Across the Bar

    X'd out; Columbia compiles rockabilly; Hellions tribute to the Circle Jerks; Gig plugs galore; And Street Beat is ch-ch-ch-changing?

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    June 24, 1999

    Sleep talking

    Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness discusses...well, not much

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    January 14, 1999

    Minor threat

    Henry Rollins is still taking care of business

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    April 16, 1998

    In the gutter

    Penelope Spheeris wallows in the Decline of Western Civilization one more time