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 >>
"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 >>
As you've no doubt figured out by now, MTV turned 30 years old today. Indeed, that's a formidable amount of time -- enough, for sure, for almost entity to leave a mark.And, for sure, MTV has made plenty of marks. But beyond its ground-breaking debut as a music-centric cable station and past, eve ... More >>
BeckYesterday Beck announced that he had been "recording some tracks" with country singer Dwight Yoakam. And yeah, we guess we could kind of see that, as Beck has run the gamut of styles during his career, touching on hip-hop, electronic, folk, and mariachi.
But, even though it makes sense when ... More >>
Tonight's total lunar eclipse is quite the astronomical phenomenon, with totality lasting over an hour. Unfortunately, though, if you're in North America, you won't be able to see it. The eclipse will only be visible in parts of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Australia. Thanks to the wonders ... More >>
It's finals week. We know you're burnt out. You're most likely to respond to anything anyone says to you with unintelligible grunts. Your brain is full. So: How to keep motivated while cramming for that communications exam that you had the whole semester to study for, but didn't started getting c ... More >>
Meat Loaf!We already knew that he could barely fit his dick in his pants, but on last night's episode of Celebrity Apprentice, Dallas' Own Meat Loaf -- born Marvin Lee Aday and educated at Thomas Jefferson High School and North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) -- showed ... More >>
The Caddyshack soundtrack is slightly phallic.If Cee-Lo wrote the greatest song of all humankind with "Fuck You," which has sufficiently taken over the Internet this week, then Meat Loaf certainly deserves a firm No. 2 spot for his own masterpiece, "California Isn't Big Enough (Hey There Girl)," ... More >>
We admittedly let the April release of Meat Loaf's new album, Hang Cool Teddy Bear, come and go without much ado. But, considering the subject matter of "California Isn't Big Enough (Hey There Girl)," we really couldn't let the new album from Dallas native and Thomas Jefferson High School graduate M ... More >>
WFMUActually, if I'm not mistaken, Six Flags's corporate offices in the DFW are in Grand Prairie on Avenue J East. But today -- which marks the amusement park's return to the New York Stock Exchange following Chapter 11 reorganization -- Six Flags announced that Al Weber Jr., its president and i ... More >>
Why, yes, that is the Dallas-born, Thomas Jefferson High School-educated Marvin Lee Aday (aka Meat Loaf) in the above clip, singing out his love for A1 steak sauce. It's part of a new ad campaign where, no joke, A1 is asking people sing their favorite love songs to their, uh, beef. There's about a ... More >>