Punk rock is an unusual genre. Punk shows can be exhilarating, enthralling, chaotic, confrontational and offensive. Last night at the House of Blues, it was all of those and less. I've been going to see punk bands for over three decades and I thought I had just about seen and heard it all. Then I w ... More >>
Evan Chronister is a local music enthusiast, a masterful mix CD maker, and an avid blogger. He can talk your ear off about seeing legendary bands in their prime, but his first show is something he's never forgotten: Rush. In honor of Rush playing the American Airlines Center tonight, we caught up wi ... More >>
Tonight's a fairly packed Tuesday evening, featuring some Irish punk, a triple-bill of Americana, a pretty high-profile local CD release performance and some garage rock out of Chicago. What more could you want?
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 >>
Alejandro Escovedo, The Strange BoysSons of Hermann HallJune 4, 2009Better than: Putting up with the crowds at the House of Blues for the Animal Collective show. (A review of that show should be up shortly)The Strange Boys and Alejandro EscovedoIt wasn't exactly an energetic start to the evening at ... More >>
Not to drop hints or anything, but Xmas is coming, and Forever Young is open, sooo...
Shrunken Heads (Yep Roc)
Thursday, August 10, at Bar of Soap
All the Young Dudes/Mott (Sony Legacy)
More flamboyant than Liberace, Turbonegro has come to reclaim the States
Bleed American (DreamWorks)
What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?