Fuck me, I am going to overdose on this new Justin Timberlake album.
I know that I'm supposed to be ashamed of certain selections in my album collection. I know this from all of the times that people have looked through my CDs or records or iTunes and been all, "Hey, what's this doing here?" before ... More >>
In honor of the Jealous Sound's third appearance in the DFW area in 12 months (they play in the House of Blues' Cambridge Room tonight), we caught up with frontman Blair Shehan on how he got into playing guitar, hardcore punk, and where the band is now.
What drew you to playing guitar?
I grew up ... More >>
Gexa Energy Pavilion
Saturday, September 22
Though the inaugural Dallas edition of Riot Fest was a mild success, here's something the festival's organizers should consider if it returns next year: give the audience some kind of clue when bands are going on. While the Heineken Pavilion sta ... More >>
In honor of the recent 20th anniversary reissue of Pantera's Vulgar Display of Power, two music writers sat around a kitchen table and talked about it. One is clearly older than the other one.
Eric Grubbs: When that record came out in 1992, what do you remember, aside from grunge and Nirvana being ... More >>
Electro house musician Steve Aoki is much more than your run-of-the-mill remixer. Besides running the influential Dim Mak record label, Aoki also owns two restaurants, works with artists as diverse as Duran Duran and Drake, has a clothing line, invented his own brand of headphones and plays more tha ... More >>
Last Night: Youth Brigade, The Hellions, The Broadsiders
November 3, 2011
Better than: watching Another State of Mind and trying to figure out which parts were staged.
Before they paid a visit to Austin for Fun Fun Fun Fest, Los Angeles hardcore punk legends Youth ... More >>
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 >>
Listen: When you all wear the same uniform, people are gonna accuse you of being a cult.There are plenty of bands over the years who have used the word "cult" in their names. From '70s hard rockers Blue Oyster Cult to '80s Brit rockers The Cult to '90s art rockers Cloud Cult to current indie darl ... More >>
If known only for his work with the legendary trio known as The Minutemen, bassist Mike Watt would still have his place in rock 'n' roll lore. But even after that band disintegrated following the death of singer/guitarist D. Boon, Watt pressed on and formed another acclaimed trio: Firehose. And, whe ... More >>
The Adolescents, Lower Class Brats and The ScandalsThe LoftDecember 29, 2010Better than: Staying home and watching Sid and Nancy.The AdolescentsA surprisingly large collection of Dallas' unwashed and unwanted gathered together at The Loft last night to witness a fine triple-bill of old-school pun ... More >>
Bad Brains, Spector 45 and Here Holy SpainThe Granada TheaterFriday, October 29, 2010Better than: reliving my punk rock past at home listening to actual recordsBad BrainsBefore a sizable, middle-aged horde, legendary Washington, D.C. punk act Bad Brains put on a formable display of full throttle ... More >>
We're about to see a sudden void in daily show lists,
so, from here on out, each and every Monday through Thursday, I'll do
my best to point the readers of DC9 in the right musical direction for
each particular evening.Oh, sweet Tuesday, the second step towards another blissful weekend. And actua ... More >>
Welcome to Staff
Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on
the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or
album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our
coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight
into ... More >>
Although it's been out a month or so, I'm just now getting around to the killer new EP from local punks Warcola. Parlaying punk of the old school hardcore variety (Minor Threat, Bad Brains), Matt, Oscar (no last names = real punks) and the rest of Warcola have been spitting on audiences for a cou ... More >>
Lower Class Brats open for Vice Squad at the Prophet Bar tonight.Beki Bondage (born Rebecca Louise Bond) helped start UK punk stalwarts Vice Squad way back in 1978. She left the band for an ill-fated solo career in 1982, but resurrected the name in 1997. Since, she and an assorted crew of sidemen ha ... More >>