The up and down career of Skid Row is a microcosm of just about any successful 80's metal act. Hitting a peak with the 1991 sophomore effort Slave to the Grind, the band was quickly derailed by the grunge movement and ended up losing lead singer Sebastian Bach. Amazingly, the band reemerged in 1999 ... More >>
In honor of St. Valentine's Day, we wanted to offer you a list of love songs. But, these aren't the ordinary love songs about boys falling in love with girls, or girls getting their heart broken. The following heavy metal songs represent the madness and chaos of love's firm grip on the human psyche ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Lee Russell has spent the last 27 years doing live sound at just about every major amphitheater in the country, traveled the world with some really big productions, and is the man ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Drue Mitchell has worked for 97.1 KEGL in promotions, as on-air jock at (old frequency) 94.5 KDGE and 89.7 KVRK, and now does television for a Christian music network in Los Angele ... More >>
Something happened this week 20 years ago, and music hasn't been the same since: Nirvana released "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the lead single from Nevermind, which would itself come out later in the month. With the song came a new movement in music, a new era. But plenty of other influential acts ... More >>
At Fair Park, Via.I was always told: I shoulda been there the night Guns N' Roses opened for The Cult at the Bronco Bowl September 13, 1987. (Look -- pictures!) Axl Rose even said so upon the band's return to Dallas a mere three months later: "It's good to be back here in Dallas again. I think th ... More >>
MTV has gotten some flack for censorship over the course of its 30 years on the air. The station, in addition to helping proliferate the music video concept, is equally known, it seems, for bleeping words, playing only censored versions of certain videos, relegating racy videos to late-night pla ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't the musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.John GrahamRight before Pantera's major label debut, Cowboys from Hell, came out in 1990, John Graham went on the road with them and their op ... More >>
There was a time, even post-Skid Row, when Sebastian Bach was still a pretty endearing character. His various stints as a talking head on VH1 talk shows made the former hair metal singer seem rather charming. His "mother trucker" shout, complete with metal horns, was a particular fave.
No, it's not promoting the Dallas show. But it's a sweet poster.Quite a busy Tuesday evening with OK Go at the Granada and Sarah Jaffe up at Dan's Silverleaf. But if you have an inkling for a bit more ska and hip-hop in your musical diet, then I suggest heading down to the House of Blues.Headlini ... More >>
With Pete down in Austin attending to all things SXSW, it falls to me to come up with some show recommendations for our area. And there's a lot of stuff going on. Tomorrow brings a Dillinger Escape Plan show to The Granada Theater, and Sunday is especially busy with 97.9's Car Show in Fair Park ... More >>
Tony Romo makes a short, sweet journey from anonymous backup to A-list celebrity
http://www.myspace.com/bigdickhunter Metal Skool poses Friday night with fans Tony Romo, Big Dick Hunter and Hal Sparks. The Cowboys haytuhs’ version: Tony Romo is staining his and his team’s image by associating with a vulgar rock band that makes on-stage jokes about incest, pedophilia, devil ... More >>
November 5 - 11, 1998
A man, his guitar, and a last-chance bar on Greenville Ave.
Local CD for kids' charity backs into trouble over rape song