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Boss getting you down? Spouse (or partner) ripping you a new one? Fido pissing in the house? Friend forgetting to pay you the $20 that you loaned him (or her) last Friday night? Is your ... More >>
In honor of the recent 20th anniversary reissue of Pantera's Vulgar Display of Power, two music writers sat around a kitchen table and talked about it. One is clearly older than the other one.
Eric Grubbs: When that record came out in 1992, what do you remember, aside from grunge and Nirvana being ... More >>
Hailing from Hamden, Connecticut, Wolves at Bay is a young punk band that's venturing to Texas for the very first time, bringing with them a heady mix of metal and old-school punk that recalls the greatness of Hüsker Dü and Suicidal Tendencies. From a tour stop in North Carolina and in anti ... More >>
At the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, Justin Timberlake got on the mic and pleaded with MTV to "play more videos!" Timberlake's sentiment was hardly a new one. The station switched from heavily playing music videos to being a reality TV-based network in the early 2000s -- shortly after the old for ... More >>
Ricky Martin will be performing at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie tomorrow night. And, yes, that kind of has our mouths watering. No, not because we have a thing for the recently outed Latin singer, but because, gluttons that we are, our stomachs have always growled when we hear his song "Shake ... More >>
Dallas' Power Trip was the sole regional participant at this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, so we asked frontman Riley Gale to document the band's experience at the festival, to help give our readers some insight into what things are really like behind the scenes at a concert of that scope. Belo ... More >>
Ben Kweller punching the bottom of Rhett Miller's head--for Cystic FibrosisThis weekend's concert calender is abnormally full to the brim, but the show we're maybe most excited about is Ben Kweller and Rhett Miller's Cystic Fibrosis benefit concert at Granada Theater. Two of the biggest local ind ... More >>
Fun fact about last night's Guided by Voices show at the Palladium Showroom: Not only was it the tour kick-off for that classic lineup, but it's also the last time we'll ever see a show in the Showroom.Well, under that name, at least.Effective immediately, the room will now be known as the South ... More >>
Way back in May of 1991, a year after a European leg of the Clash of the Titans Tour that featured Megadeth, Slayer, testament and Suicidal Tendencies, the U.S. leg of the tour kicked off right here in Dallas, featuring Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax and Alice in Chains, at the Superpgaes.com Center, or ... More >>
Local punk/metal outfit Power Trip recently released its debut EP, a resounding roar of a record called Armageddon Blues. The band formed a couple of years ago and recorded a couple of demo sessions before getting serious with the new EP, which finds the youthful quintet channeling cool '80s punk ... More >>
Outside the Theatre Gallery in Deep Ellum a quarter-century ago.It was the summer of 1984 and the city of Dallas was in the midst of a serious makeover. The Republican National Convention was coming to town and Big D was trying to put a conservative foot forward as the media spotlight fixated on our ... More >>