Saturday night, I will take stage with a band I've never played with before: Silver Saint Guitar Army, the brainchild of Wanz Dover, and I will be one of over a dozen guitarists. Dover still speaks highly of his time in New York with Glenn Branca's guitar orchestra and he wants to bring that famed ... More >>
When the late Rozz Williams formed Christian Death way back in the early 80's, the band was more of a campy, death-obsessed punk outfit than the gothic beast they would become under the guidance of one Valor Kand. Kand took charge of the band and brand name that would become Christian Death into the ... More >>
Trying to find legitimate record labels in the Dallas/Fort Worth area turned into a quest that crossed the thin barrier of insanity on more than one occasion as more and more record labels fell off our list. Fifty-four or so for the Dallas area alone were the number of record labels listed on the st ... More >>
In the late '80s/early '90s, if you wanted to become a guitarslinger but couldn't afford lessons, your options were limited to guitar tab in a magazine like Guitar World or Guitar One, your old man or some other drunken family member willing to show you a chord or two before slapping you with a beer ... More >>
Don O. has been spinning blues records on KNON since 1983, literally about a month after they went on the air. See, he was a listener of the pre-KNON station at that frequency, KCHU, from '75 until they were switched off in '77. Heartbroken at the station's demise and subsequent absence of blues on ... More >>
If emo kids didn't have it tough enough, this past week a report surfaced from Andrew Hogan, education director of the Optometrists Association of Tasmania, saying, "If a young emo chap has a fringe covering one eye all the time, that eye won't see a lot of detail. And if it happens from a young age ... More >>
Between the weather and the Rosh a few things fell through the cracks yesterday. Like, oh, former FBI agent Terence Hart's report to City Manager Mary Suhm concerning the funeral procession for Dallas Police Chief David Brown's son. City Hall sent the 11-page doc, and Suhm's accompanying memo, la ... More >>
Says one baton-lovin' Friend of Unfair Park, Dallas Symphony Orchestra music director Jaap van Zweden received some early New Year's best-wishes courtesy the Los Angeles Times, which named him a classical-music "face to watch" in the coming year. Writes Mark Swed of the conductor unknown to local ... More >>
Stoneleigh P 2926 Maple Ave. 214-871-2346 The Stoneleigh P has been a historic watering hole for the dudes of Dallas since it opened in the 70s. And by ‘dudes,’ we mostly mean rich dudes, at least judging by the parking lot, where on any given day you’re likely to spot a Land Rover sidled ... More >>
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