I can't stop thinking about Rihanna. Her single, "Stay," came out a year ago this month and it's still omnipresent. I'll hear it on the radio, in the grocery store and played on the jukebox at a bar by some sad bastard with no concept of appropriate public drinking tunes. The song won't go away, and ... More >>
R.L. Griffin is standing outside his Blues Palace, a squat beige building a few tattered blocks from Fair Park. A sign in the parking lot touts "Blues Palace II: Live Entertainment," and without it there would be no way to tell from the street what you might find inside, unless you noticed the walls ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>
For more than three decades fans have been waiting for a Black Sabbath album with the original founder, the Lord of Darkness himself, whose distinctive growl along with Toni Iommi's pulse-grinding rhythms influenced generations of metal heads to pick up an ax and replicate the metal purity that reve ... More >>
If Ms. Badu's Twitter account is to be believed--and, really, when isn't it?--then she's gonna be on your television screens today even earlier than her scheduled appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight, stopping by B.E.T.'s 106 & Park to discuss (what else?) New Amerykah Pt. 2: Return of the A ... More >>
Some DC9 readers poked fun at me for listing Kenny Chesney show at Frisco's Pizza Hut Park in last week's Good Friday blog post. Well, love him or hate him, at least Chesney has some principals: Even though he only made it through a few songs before torrential rain shut down the show (see above), th ... More >>
Thursday, May 7,at Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie
What the hell happened with music in 2008? Well, let's see if you know.
Because of You (Def Jam)
Sometimes we screw up. So sue us.