Jacob Bannon, lead singer of the mighty Converge, returns to Dallas tomorrow night at Dada, as the four-piece promotes their latest, All We Love We Leave Behind. We caught up with him about the first record he bought, his first tattoo, how he got into mixed martial arts and his love for Texas wrestl ... More >>
Since 1976, John "Eddie" Edwards has been playing drums for The Vibrators, one of England's original punk acts. Nearly four decades later, he finds himself the sole original member, as the band continues to release albums and tour steadily.
From a van driving through Ohio and in anticipation of Sat ... More >>
There's a lot that makes this video, which seems to have originated on Indiana's River City Rocker site, great. But how many of us could recite THE ENTIRETY of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" in the span of a ride to the station? He even does the mid-song harmonic breakdown.
Cheers to this guy, wherev ... More >>
In last week's edition of our regular feature, The Conversation, Pete Freedman and Daniel Hopkins debated on whether 1991 or 1994 was the greatest music year of the '90s. It was an interesting read for sure. And, since this week marks the 20th anniversary of the release of both Nevermind and The ... More >>
Brian MayWe shall now take a moment here at DC9 to send birthday wishes to one Dr. Brian May, Queen guitarist, astrophysicist, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, and all-around superhero. May, who turns 64 today, tops our personal list of greatest guitarists of all time (comments sec ... More >>
Ben KwellerThe story of Ben Kweller has been documented pretty relentlessly around these parts--from forming the band Radish at the age of 12 to signing with Mercury Records at 16 after being hailed by critics as "the next Nirvana" to then following his girlfriend to New York where he'd end up re ... More >>
DJ Bad Holly admits that she got her start at DJing through a complete and utter accident. Holly Evans, a.k.a. Bad Holly, volunteered to DJ a party at Doublewide last year at the last minute--and to her surprise received and abundance of positive feedback. "Several people I'd never met came up to ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, August 25, 2009...First, Zakk Wylde gets kicked out of Ozzy's band--and now he's hospitalized due to a blood clot. I think he needs a big dose of good news.
Late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury had his mustache named best in the UK. I guess they real ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, May 26, 2009...Former Wilco member Jay Bennett was found dead in his Illinois home over the weekend.Could American Idol loser Adam Lambert be the new frontman for Queen? It looks like Brian May wouldn't rule it out...
Kelly Rowland has moved ... More >>