Pat Smear

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    The 10 Best Punk Rock Movies

    Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone els ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    The Strangest Stage Names In Music History

    Metta World Peace​When Lakers forward Ron Artest announced last week that he is legally changing his name to Metta World Peace, the Internet exploded with bafflement and criticism. Obviously, this is coming from sports fans. We in the music world are accustomed to odd stage names. Dallas' own Eryk ... More >>

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    April 27, 2011

    An Attendee's Take On "The Hottest, Sweatiest" Show Of The Foo Fighters' Secret Garage Tour

    Rebecca DixonThe scene at the Foo Fighters' secret garage show in Dallas last night.​We tried -- really -- but to no avail. We weren't getting into the not-so-secret garage show the Foo Fighters played in Dallas last night. It came as part of the Blackberry-backed promotional tour where the band i ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Echoes and Reverberations: Liza Richardson's Infinite Axis of Influence

    Life has a way of dragging us off the charted path and into rather randomly obtuse trajectories. Sometimes you just feel like you're everywhere, all the time. Like you've got the whole world in the palm of your hand.It often comes down to an intangible law of attraction: Many of us have that one ... More >>

  • Music

    January 17, 2008
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    April 17, 2003

    All His Life

    Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl is always between rock and a hard place

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    October 28, 1999

    Out There

    Foo Figheters

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    August 13, 1998

    Crash and burn

    How two different filmmakers have spent eight years trying to film the story of punk legend Darby Crash--and why nobody likes the idea

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

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    September 18, 1997
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    September 7, 1995