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Rick Nielsen

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    The Ten Douchiest Guitar Players of All Time

    Hey, we can all appreciate a quality guitar god. Anyone who considers themselves a fan of music knows the joy of watching their favorite axeman/woman go on a tear and destroy the crowd with their fast-fingered prowess, signature style and lush mane of flowing hair. It's the textbook rock & roll sexy ... 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

    March 18, 2013

    The 12 Best Things About SXSW 2013

    This year, Dallas Observer music blog DC9 at Night and Houston Press music blog Rocks Off teamed up to bring you only the greatest moments from last week's SXSW madness. Here are the 12 best shows and moments we saw. See also: -There's an App to Get You Laid at SXSW, But You Absolutely Don't Need t ... More >>

  • Music

    May 19, 2011
  • Calendar

    December 2, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Q and A: Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick

    Rick Nielsen and his quintuple-neck guitar, which is perhaps one of the reasons writer Darryl Smyers refers to him as "uber-nerd." Last week, Sony Legacy released a 30th anniversary edition box set of At Budokan, Cheap Trick’s remarkable entrance into popular culture. Sure, the Illinois quartet h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2006

    Are You Ready for Some Soup?

    I seem to recall that a few years ago, we wrote something unflattering about Chris Burney, who's second from right. Wonder what that was... Did you know Chris Burney, guitarist for Bowling for Soup, is in the new intro to Monday Night Football? (This assumes, of course, you know who Bowling for Soup ... More >>

  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    Waiting on You

    Don't call it a comeback: Weezer's been here for years. Their fans have, anyway.

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    Whassup, Kennyman?

    You need to talk to MTV's Jesse Camp like he needs another head in his hole

  • Music

    May 28, 1998

    The great Pumpkin

    With Adore, Billy Corgan has finally made a record as good as he thinks it is

  • Film

    April 9, 1998

    Travels with Mikey

    Michael Moore's ego is The Big One in his new documentary

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