He's played music in front of 25,000 people, opening for Styx, and cooked for folks like Johnny Winter, Butthole Surfers (we don't even wanna know what they ordered), ZZ Top and more recently, as part of his sweet new gig as the head cuisine honcho at Sundown at Granada, actor Will Ferrell. He also ... More >>
Around Deep Ellum, Alan Keys is best known as "Alan from Reno's"...the guy who threw a hell of a party for many years at Reno's Chop Shop, bringing a pretty raucous and heathy-sized rock crowd in. Keys networked hard to get a lot of national touring acts to stop by for a drink or two as well: Avenge ... More >>
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 >>
Gexa Energy Pavilion
Tuesday, July 10
See also: The fans of Mayhem Festival
As I parked next to the Amsterdam and walked through Fair Park's Esplanade yesterday, I took in the neo-modernist sculptures and murals that adorn the Art Deco buildings. The closer I got to the Gexa Ener ... More >>
Friday, January 20
Hitting a Tool show is a little like stepping back into the mid- to late-'90s, in all the best ways. As we threaded a packed Verizon Theatre lobby before the sold-out Friday night show in an herbally-induced state of euphoric nostalgia ... More >>
Corey Taylor is one busy dude. Not only does the guy front two metal bands, Slipknot and Stone Sour, but Taylor somehow founds time to write an autobiography and do a quick stint as a guest lecturer at Oxford.
Seven Deadly Sins, Taylor's unconventional memoir, came out this summer and immediatel ... More >>
Daryl at Sons of Hermann HallThere are lots of big shows this weekend, and the one about which much ado has been made is the [DARYL] reunion at Sons of Hermann Hall tonight. Since the band broke up several years ago, members have continued playing around town in various other capacities. Tonight, ... More >>
The finger-pointing game has begun in the wake of this year's Electric Daisy Carnival. Although any legal repercussions in regards to the festival that took place this weekend have yet to be determined, we're keeping our eye on the whole thing -- mostly because, let's face it, music and leg ... More >>
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where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those
who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who
make the scene move.Summer AmshoffThe thing with beautiful "rock chicks" that dance onstage is that most of them stop ... More >>
This Friday and Saturday night, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform "Gamelan D'Drum," a concert percussion piece written by Stewart Copeland. The former drummer of The Police was specifically commissioned to write the concerto for the Dallas Symphony in conjunction with the local drum ensembl ... More >>
Not quite an A . But 2010 was still a pretty good year for music.If the '00s were dominated by hip-hop, this decade looks as if it's being dominated by electronic music.
While electro-pop has had some resurrections over the years, it's now a mainstay of popular music. Look no farther tha ... More >>
10. Never have I seen so many tattoos under one tent than at Friday's Mayhem Festival at the Smirnoff/Super Pages Whatever Starplex. One guy had "Lamb of God" inked on his right calf and a girl - swear - had "KORN", with a backward "R" of course, on her neck.
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I realize this festival is a ways off, but seeing that Vinnie Paul's Hellyeah! is on board, I figured it prudent to call your attention to the upcoming Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival. The touring show makes a stop in Dallas on Friday, September 10, at the Superpages.com Center.And actually ... More >>