Pick up a copy of Official Truth 101 Proof: The Inside Story of Pantera at any local bookstore or online at Amazon. Rex will be signing copies of the book at Barnes & Noble on Northwest Highway in Dallas on Tuesday night, March 19, at 7:00 p.m.
Back in the Nineties, Panetra rocked venue after venu ... More >>
The Atlas Moth will be in town on Thursday with opening for death metal proggers Gojira at the Granada. Frontman Stavros Giannopoulos took some time out to talk about the first shows he saw as a kid, The Blues Brothers, and Peter Gunn.
Growing up, was there anybody that inspired you to play music?
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Austin's The Young hit Bryan Street Tavern on Saturday night with Young Prisms and Midnite Society, touring behind Matador Records debut Dub Egg. Frontman Hans Zimmerman gave a nice little rundown of some of his musical firsts, including south Texas metal shows, how he got into Matador Records, and ... More >>
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In 2009, KZPS-FM 92.5 fired Derek Walker from their promotions crew. Unfortunately, he was sorely misunderstood by the marketing department's then-head honcho, and was let go after going ... More >>
Yes. Fun Fun Fun Fest is this weekend in Austin, and judging by the eclectic-as-ever line-up, the name continues to become even more appropriate with each passing year. Celebrating its sixth birthday, the bash will take place on Auditorium Shores, which marks a step into more of a big-time, desti ... More >>
For over 25 years, Roger Miret has been the rough-hewed mouthpiece for New York's Agnostic Front. In that time, his band has become one of the landmark hardcore/metal outfits, releasing hyper-aggressive slabs of animosity that just seem to keep getting better with time.
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A still from the short film Jeff made about last night's "performance," which follows after the jumpIt was a Wednesday afternoon, so I traded my neighbor's vintage Fender Telecaster for an eight ball and locked myself in the hallway bathroom. I pulled out the dirty mirror from underneath the sink ... More >>
Page HamiltonWhen Page Hamilton formed Helmet back in 1989, he just wanted to make music that both punks and metal heads could enjoy. Sure enough, Helmet did find a way to combine punk's DIY spirit with the technical roar of metal, and the band was rewarded when its sophomore effort, Meantime, re ... More >>
Jason NocitoDr. Dog defies gravityDr. Dog has the innate ability to spin out quality record after quality record thanks to the band's duel songwriters Scott McMicken and Toby Leaman. Along with a distinct Beatles influence, there's some Lennon/McCartney competition going on between the two singer ... More >>
This year was such a good one for heavy music, I wound up having to cheat when putting this list together. I just couldn't settle on ten albums that kicked my ass the hardest in 2009; there were dozens of candidates. The best I could do was fourteen, so each of my top four slots are ties.
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Just as it did last Wednesday and the Wednesday before that, national booking/concert promotions conglomerate Live Nation is back today with another "No Servive Fee Wednesday" promotion, this time removing all service fee charges on its 4-Pack ticket bundles, which allow ticket-buyers to save 17 pe ... More >>
Last week, Live Nation, the national concert booking and promoting conglomerate that books to Superpages.com Center and other large venues throughout the region, offered up the concert-going public what it thought would be a nice little respite to the recession: One day (Wednesday) in which service ... More >>