This year's Ride for Dime marks the 10-year anniversary of the benefit show and the untimely passing of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, Nathan Bray, Jeff Thompson and Erin Halk. Inevitably, it's a bittersweet occasion, given the tragic events that spurred the event's founding. And yet a decade in, Ride fo ... More >>
Fort Worth-based Firestone and Robertson Distilling Co. won double gold medals and Best in Class in the category of American Craft Whiskey for their TX blended whiskey at the 13th Annual World Spirits Competition in San Francisco recently, where more than 1,407 spirits were poured from 63 countries ... More >>
Surely it's difficult to convince your spouse that it's a good idea to quit your day job to distill whiskey. Considering that's exactly what Leonard Firestone and Troy Robertson did, they must be really good talkers. In a salvaged Prohibition-era warehouse south of downtown Fort Worth, they're filli ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, April 26, 2010...Brett Michaels has been hospitalized for a brain hemorrhage.It sounds like marrying into the Seagram's fortune hasn't dampened M.I.A's rebel spirit.Finally a music feud with some teeth... Joni Mitchell calls Bob Dylan a "fake and a ... More >>
This week we're featuring some of those outstanding jingles that ingrained themselves into our gray matter. You know, the ones that were on worn VHS tapes of holiday specials. The ones that made you crave chips or gum. Those that you loved (or hated) just because of that catchy melody. The ones that ... More >>
"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, 1966-2004
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