The Zombies (Band)

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Scenes from Austin Psych Fest, Day One

    Reptilian croaks -- guitars distended through echo effects -- tickle the ear; I've been offered a pharmacy's worth of chemicals and pot smoke is a potpourri that clots the air. I've arrived at Austin Psych Fest 2014. There's every shade of weird here, and every shape of fascination. Each person is c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Austin Psych Fest 2014 Survival Guide

    So, it's the day before Austin Psych Fest and you're still not ready. Especially if you plan to make a weekend of it (maybe camp out?), then man, it's high time you start prepping. There's plenty of I's to dot and T's to cross, and maybe a few hard-to-come-by party favors to locate and stash accordi ... More >>

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    April 28, 2014

    The 11 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, April 28 - May 4

    Well look at that, the weekend came and went without a single supercell tornado in sight. If you let the old Texas weather fearmongering song and dance get to you, and spent the weekend in the fetal position in your bathtub, waiting for the end of days-- you missed out on what was probably the nices ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    10 Bands Worth Seeing at Austin Psych Fest 2014

    A riverside ranch, a three-day weekend amongst nature and a stream of psychedelic music may sound like a cult happening (and it kind of is) but more to the point it's the scene of Austin's Psych Fest, a musical celebration of all things mind-bending. In seven short years, Psych Fest has grown from s ... More >>

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    February 19, 2014

    I Chaperoned a Middle-School Dance

    Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times. 3:20 p.m.: Today I am chaperoning our school's Valentine's Day dance. A line of about 100 kids is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    The Ten Best American Hardcore Punk Albums

    Seeing that a form of Black Flag is touring right now (and playing Trees on Friday), we thought it a good time to investigate American hardcore punk rock. For all practical purposes, the beginning of hardcore in the states happened in the early 80's. While many hardcore acts were inspired by the Sex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    How do We Book a Tour?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013

    Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids: "We Were Doing it Just to Get Some Beer and Meet Chicks"

    Back in the mid '80s, you couldn't find a more fun experience than catching Southern Culture on the Skids. Rick Miller's psychobilly/surf rock creation could turn even the most modest of crowds into a seething, food throwing collection of fools that seemed to feed on the music's trailer park charm. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, March 11-14

    The time has come. We are officially knee-deep in festival season. On top of that, all of the best shows happen in the springtime, when the weather is best, which means that we won't get a break until we're running on fumes, with our little engines barely puttering into summer. For now, we're going ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    This Week's Top Show Announcements: Beyoncé, She & Him, Tim McGraw and More

    Beyoncé Saturday, July 6, at American Airlines Center Tickets go on sale Monday for the "Mrs. Carter Show" world tour, with stops in more than forty cities worldwide. The North American dates kickoff in L.A. on June 28. If Queen Bey's Superbowl half-time show this past weekend was any indication of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Look At This Poster For Texas Frightmare Weekend

    Texas Frightmare is this weekend, and Mixmaster has all the info you need about the three-day event, which includes a prom where Anthony Michael Hall will be in attendance, and a reunion of the cast of They Live. If that's not enough to get you excited, I'm not sure what's running through your vein ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    The Food Trucks Rally in Deep Ellum Tonight

    The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market is hosting its first food truck rally tonight on Main Street between Malcolm X and Crowdus, which will be shut down for the event. The party lasts from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m., and a few bands will provide tunes, including My Wooden Leg and Hares on the Mountain. Brandon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Last Night: Face to Face, Strung Out, Blitzkid and The Darlings at the Granada Theater

    Face to Face, Strung Out, Blitzkid, The Darlings Granada Theater June 5, 2011 Better than: punching a hole in your TV after the Mavericks' game. Face to Face​Face to Face didn't hit the stage until late in the evening (five minutes after 11, to be exact), but the large crowd that gathered in the G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Cage the Elephant's Matt Shultz On Why He Had To Move To London To Discover The Pixies

    For the past few years, Cage the Elephant has been on a classic music industry roller coaster ride. Formed in Bowling Green five years ago, the band was signed in 2007 by the UK-based Relentless Records on the strength of an existing catalog of unreleased songs and wild live performances at SXSW. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Three Four Shows Worth Your Seeing While Tonight

    Not a bad musical selection to start out the work week. A legendary band out in Grand Prairie and a rapper/comedian highlight a night in which some locally affiliated acts also provide some worthwhile options.

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    February 9, 2011

    My First Show: Red Animal War and The Light Fantastic's Matt Pittman Was Left Disappointed by The Ramones at Lollapalooza '96.

    Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Matt Pittman​Matt Pittman is a busy man as of late. When not working on new material for the (thankfully) still-active Red Animal W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Last (Work) Night: The Posies, Aqueduct, Salim Nourallah at the Granada Theater

    The Posies, Aqueduct, Salim Nourallah Granada Theater November 24th, 2010 Better than: staying home with your Posies records and trying to figure all of the various guitar tunings. Julian OchoaThe Posies​ Given that it was the night before Thanksgiving, Wednesday's show at the Granada coul ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Black Mountain, Black Angels Kessler Theater

    Black Mountain, Black Angels Kessler Theater November 20th, 2010 Mark C. AustinBlack Mountain at SXSW​ Better than: seeing Laser Floyd while sober. For those lucky to get into the sold out Black Mountain/Black Angels show, they witnessed probably one of the best shows of the year. Yes, it wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Old 97's Release Album Art, Tracklisting For October 12's The Grand Theatre, Volume One

    ​Well, finally: An email from New West Records today finally gets around to confirming all that hard work and reporting we've been kicking out since April on the next, once-thought-to-be-a-double-album-but-now-known-to-be-a-two-part-release from Dallas' own Old 97's. Meaning: Yes, it'll be called ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 2, 2007

    The Hippies are Back

    Tour achieves what Democrat-controlled Congress can't

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    Painful Memories

    Joey Molland points a bad finger at his band's misfortune

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    June 29, 2006
  • Music

    July 3, 2003

    The Clientele

    The Violet Hour (Merge)