On December 23, thrash metal lost another legendary pioneer when Mike Scaccia, lead guitarist for Ministry and Rigor Mortis, died shortly after collapsing during a performance at the Rail Club for Rigor Mortis/Warbeast frontman Bruce Corbitt's 50th birthday celebration.
Scaccia, who suffered from ... More >>
Reality shows and social media over the last 20 years have obviously altered the landscape of pop culture and entertainment. Those two mediums have also had an enormous effect on the musical evolution of drummer Keith Reber. Back in 2004, he had his first taste of fame as a bassist in the metal band ... More >>
Last night, I finally got around to starting Ozzy Osbourne's just-released autobiography, I Am Ozzy, which, no surprise here, is already a New York Times best-seller. And, this morning, the Barnes & Noble here in Dallas on the Northwest Highway has confirmed some big news on that front: The O ... More >>
Plenty going on this weekend, not the least of which includes Art Conspiracy 5 tomorrow, featuring performances from Telegraph Canyon, RTB2, The Crash That Took Me and The Boom Boom Box. Unfortunately, we don't have much time this afternoon to expound on too many of this weekend's doings. So let' ... More >>
Well, it's Friday the 13th again, folks. Hope you've planned ahead and set aside 13 bucks for a "13" tattoo at Oliver Peck's Elm Street Tattoo. As for your show-going plans. Well, we've got your collective procrastinating backs. First, the shows we've already hyped.Tonight, for instance, has a to ... More >>