Ever been backstage at House of Blues Dallas? Rachel Behring painted the cool murals you see on the walls back there of some of rock and soul's legends. But hell, that's just her showing she loves where she works ... and who wouldn't? Behring spent a good stretch of time managing backstage at HOB, a ... More >>
When we first heard about a planned Wu-Tang reunion tour that would be making a stop at the Granada Theater, we couldn't help be just a little skeptical. Due to plenty of turmoil and drama among the group and its -- at times extremely unpredictable -- members, we've wondered aloud and often wheth ... More >>
After an almost year-long hiatus, The Party makes its triumphant return tonight at The Loft.Lots happening this weekend--a surprising amount, actually--so let's cut all semantics and jump right into the shows that need to be added to your weekend calendar considerations. First, some reminders of ... More >>
Otep at The Loft on Thursday, August 6 "Nirvana means freedom from pain..." quoted Otep Shamaya before hammering into this Nirvana classic with a pungent admiration for Kurt. Otep's new album Smash the Control Machine is due out next Tuesday.
Method Man & Redman With Ghostface KillahHouse of BluesSaturday, August 8, 2009Better than: Watching How High sober.Benjamin LewisWithout a photo pass, this is the closest we got with the camera. Pretty sign, though, huh?From Ghostface's rant about how "the rap game in New York is fucked up" ... More >>
Method Man and Redman House of Blues November 16, 2008 Better than: Smoking out at home and watching How High--not that I've done that or anything... The return of Method Man and Redman to Dallas came at a bittersweet cost for some concertgoers. In particular, my entourage, who sent me back and ... More >>
Music from the Motion Picture Biker Boyz (DreamWorks)
Legend of the Liquid Sword (MCA)
Lyricist Lounge, Vol. 2 (Rawkus Records)
The worst of the worst
U-God's solo album is only the latest in a series of Wu-Tang Clan misfires
The elusive Beta Band turns cuckoo clocks and laser gunshots into definition-dodging sounds that -- somehow -- make perfect sense
At 38, Public Enemy's Chuck D goes 'where no age has gone before'