Rob Marchant

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    House of Blues' Chris Spinks: "Venues Should Be Able to Help Each Other, Rather Than Fight Tooth and Nail"

    Chris Spinks' folks raised him on a strict diet of classic rock. His friends upgraded that diet to all things Epitaph and Fat Wreck Chords when he got a little older, starting with Social Distortion's Live at the Roxy. From there, he played in a pop-punk band or two, landed a gig at the Vans store, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Last Night: Slowride at Elm Street Tattoo

    SlowrideElm Street TattooOctober 15, 2009Better than: going under the needle. Hal SamplesSlowride reunited at Oliver Peck's Elm Street Tattoo last night.​ It'd been some time since the fellas in Slowride had played an actual show together--but with an upcoming gig slated at local tattoo artist Ol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Gig Alert: Slowride To Perform Special Reunion Show At Elm Street Tattoo Tonight

    Slowride​Well, it's 6:27 p.m.--or three hours and 33 minutes before the secret reunion show we mentioned earlier today on Twitter is set to begin--which means we can now break the silence we promised the band and announce that, at 10 o'clock this evening, Slowride will play a reunion show at Elm S ... More >>

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    The War Within

    Justin Wilson has led three of Dallas' best hard rock bands in the past year. Is anyone listening?

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    On Their Own

    Slowride isn't waiting around for Dallas to finally pay attention

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Another drummer steps to the mike

  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    What a mess

    With a new-but-not record and yet another bassist, The Darlingtons begin again