Rage Against The Machine

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Girls Rock Dallas' Spring Fling Has Real Punk Attitude

    This year's Girls Rock Dallas' annual Spring Fling festival will be held on Sunday at Sue Ellen's bar in Oak Lawn. Although recently listed as one of the "Douchiest Bars in Dallas" by some local blog, this venue offers the perfect environment to channel a metal feel with a less chauvinistic touch.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Six Reasons Your Band Should Not Play Longer Than Twenty Minutes

    Imagine you're on a date and you're telling a story. It's a long one, but you know it's a winner. Everyone always loves this story. Three quarters of the way to the punch line, you notice a shift in your date's behavior. They're glancing at the door, bouncing their leg or messing with their hair. Do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Bruce Springsteen Put On a Killer Show Last Night

    Despite cold and rainy weather, fans came out to Reunion Park for Sunday's big March Madness Music Festival finale. The Wind and The Wave, Pat Green, fun., and the man of the hour, Bruce Springsteen, put on a rain or shine show that couldn't be stopped or even hampered by the elements. The usual a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Nicole Ryann: Deep Ellum live tech-in-training.

    Every once in a while, you see a music fan in Deep Ellum who is having so much fun going to see bands that they inadvertently end up on the professional side of things. Nicole Ryann is one of those, now a tech-in-training now. And she's good. She has an eye, ear and pretty keen cerebral sense for li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Starting Tonight, the Dallas Observer Serves Up Cocktails & Covers at the House of Blues

    A top-notch cover band is more than a facsimile of the real thing -- they can bring out all the love you had for the original band and let you forget the sadder real-life moments, like band break-ups or anything that would have turned up on VH1's Behind the Music. And what better way is there to enj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    How to Play Guitar: The 10 Essential YouTube Videos

    In the late '80s/early '90s, if you wanted to become a guitarslinger but couldn't afford lessons, your options were limited to guitar tab in a magazine like Guitar World or Guitar One, your old man or some other drunken family member willing to show you a chord or two before slapping you with a beer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    David Bowie Tops the Dallas Independent Record Store Charts

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Consensus arose at Good Records and CD Source as David Bowie takes the lead in top selling alb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    The Worst Supergroups Of All Time

    A supergroup is a difficult project to make a success of. The work of previous band members overshadows any new material, and although it brings a ready-made fan base, it also brings unreasonably high expectations. Not only that, those that make up the new band might have similarly unreasonably high ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    So, What's On Mitt Romney's iPod?

    Over the last two nights of the Republican National Convention, both Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan and Presidential candidate Mitt Romney have taken the time to mention the music on Romney's iPod, with Ryan, a noted Rage Against the Machine fan, saying, "There are the songs on his iPod whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Justin Young: "We Played This Place Called Club Nowhere in Fort Worth, That Was Opened By the Bouncer From the Apollo"

    At some point in the near future, Justin Young might end up playing in every active band in Dallas. He recently filled with Menkena while also finding time to play with J. Charles and the Trainrobbers, Auxiliary Voice, Arm Tha Homeless and the beloved Hall & Oates cover band, The Rich Girls. Just a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Ask Indie Grandpa: The Coachella Lineup

    With the release of Coachella's lineup yesterday, we decided to ask our resident curmudgeon and "good old days" music expert, Indie Grandpa, what he thought of the annual desert festival, which has now expanded to two weekends. What do you think about Coachella's lineup? First of all, morning ever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    The Ten Best Songs Clear Channel "Banned" In The Days Following The September 11 Attacks

    Courtesy of our sister paper up in New York.​Ten years ago today, three days after the September 11 attacks, Clear Channel sent out a mass email to its over 1,000 affiliate stations. The email included a list of songs with lyrics and/or titles that Clear Channel considered questionable in the wake ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Why Don't Mexicans Just Come to this Country Legally?

    And how can we keep them out otherwise?

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Listomania: Top Five Lead Singer Switcheroos

    Can you really blame the rest of Creed for wanting to ditch this guy?​In the late '90s and early 2000s, there were few bands higher on the proverbial food chain than Creed, with their first three multi-platinum albums amassing a total sales of over 30 million copies during their heyday. But dozens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 30: Dean Dillinger

    ​Christian Dean Ward, perhaps better known around town as Dean Dillinger, got his start spinning records way back when, as a producer/board operator at WERQ-92.3 92Q Jams in Baltimore. "I used to play records for Reggie Reg and K-Swift (Rest In Power) when they went to the bathroom, or were on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Denton's Own Sly Stone Is The 38th Greatest Musical Artist of All-Time, Says VH1...

    Speaking of Denton ranking highly on lists today, have you guys been watching VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of All-Time countdown this week? It's a guilty pleasure, for sure, especially if you enjoy hearing people like Sebastian Bach and members of the Barenaked Ladies talk about their musical heroes. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Today In Music News: Gettin' Back In Time, Rage Heads To Arizona And Diplo Sees Through M.I.A.

    Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, May 28, 2010...Because there was one band everyone missed, and now it is back. Ladies and gentlemen... The Time.Rage Against The Machine are headed to Arizona to protest their new immigration law.  Now, where again were it during the Bush adm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Now, R.I.P. Dallas Has a Dream

    I don't know -- stripped of Rage Against the Machine, the latest R.I.P. Dallas ad doesn't have the, ya know, punch. Still, though, I'd be interested to hear how the pro-hotel group came up with its second choice: Cincinnati-born Christian artist Nicole C. Mullen's "I Have a Dream," off her 2008 Word ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2008

    Mad Mexicans

    Mad Mexicans EP (Self-released)

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    (Not So) Great Dane

    Mr. Cook annoys the AAC

  • Home Entertainment

    November 15, 2007

    Shred Cred

    You wanted the best — you get the best: Guitar Hero III

  • News

    November 15, 2007

    Action Sports Take Over Dallas

    Those crazy kids have built our li'l skate rink into a huge international sport

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    Dissent for Sale

    Opposition is a commodity in Sundance docs

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2007

    Fair Enough

    Get your tickets now: As if this year's Coachella music-fest (April 27-29) lineup wasn't stellar enough, boasting acts from Rage Against the Machine to Willie Nelson to Roky Erickson, there's one more reason for Dallasites to pack up their tents and make the long journey to the deserts of California ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 21, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    November 23, 2006

    Encore Performance

    Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2006

    Rage Against City Hall

    Some enterprising YouTuber, who goes by the moniker Dirk13, has posted this pretty nifty video of last Sunday's megamarch on City Hall set to Rage Against the Machine's "Guerilla Radio." Not gonna lie: It's kinda awesome. Even looks like a Rage video, especially the Michael Moore-directed promo clip ... More >>

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Various artists

    Assassination City Derby: Watch Your Head, Vol. 1 (Crow)

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    System of a Down

    Mezmerize (Sony)

  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Rock On, Denton

    A report from the first-ever WakeUp '04 festival

  • Music

    December 11, 2003

    Rage Against the Machine

    Live at the Grand Olympic Ballroom (Epic)

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    The Zapruder Sequence

    The Zapruder Sequence (Self-released)

  • Music

    July 17, 2003
  • Music

    March 6, 2003

    Set It Off

    Tom Morello rages against a different machine with Audioslave

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Papa Roach

    February 1

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    A List of Lists

    Counting down 2002

  • Music

    December 5, 2002


    Audioslave (Epic/Interscope)

  • Music

    May 23, 2002


    Fantastic Damage (Def Jux)

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    System of a Down

    February 18

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    Sum 41

    November 23 and 24

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Selected songs disappear from the playlists at Clear Channel stations

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Rage Against the Machine

    Renegades (Epic Records)

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    Drive Away

    Living in Los Angeles, At the Drive-In does Texas proud

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    In sync

    The Dark Side of Oz? Man, that's just the tip of the iceberg

  • Music

    February 17, 2000
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    December 30, 1999
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    July 30, 1998
  • Music

    September 4, 1997

    Wizards of Wu

    How Wu-Tang Clan won the world

  • Music

    May 15, 1997
  • Music

    August 15, 1996

    Little mascara

    The wages of Lollapalooza's sin is Metallica and make-up

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