Yngwie Malmsteen

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    September 20, 2013

    The Five Most Underrated Guitarists

    We all know that the flashy types like Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani and Yngwie Malmsteen get (or got) kudos simply for playing super fast. But being a great guitarist is more than just burning up a fret board. Here are the five folks who best know that nuance is just as important as flamboyance.

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    July 29, 2013

    The Nine Best DFW Metal Guitarists

    Ever since Mike Scaccia and Dimebag Darrell broke on through to the other side, many Dallas metal fans have been longing for someone to step into the limelight and accept the legendary guitarslingers' mantels and inspire a whole new generation of headbangers. Never fear true believers (hey, didn't ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Richard Thompson at the Granada Theater, 4/13/13: Review

    Next month, Yngwie Malmsteen will be at the Granada Theater, the same venue where Richard Thompson played Saturday night. And while both men are celebrated for their instrumental prowess, Thompson is more than just a fantastic guitarist -- much more. In front of a sold out and very appreciative aud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    The Ten Douchiest Guitar Players of All Time

    Hey, we can all appreciate a quality guitar god. Anyone who considers themselves a fan of music knows the joy of watching their favorite axeman/woman go on a tear and destroy the crowd with their fast-fingered prowess, signature style and lush mane of flowing hair. It's the textbook rock & roll sexy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    The Grammys: In 2013, They're Just a Means to Antagonize Twitter

    Against all odds, the 2013 Grammys are not irrelevant--or, if you believe they've always been irrelevant, they've not become more irrelevant. They haven't become more relevant, either, to be sure; their recent attempt to rationalize the increasingly abstruse and parochial categories was worthwhile-- ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011

    Last Night: Wilco, Nick Lowe at the Music Hall at Fair Park

    Last Night: Wilco, Nick Lowe The Music Hall at Fair Park November 29th, 2011 Better than: seeing Wilco at the UNT auditorium There was an emphasis on the noisier side of Wilco last night, and that was completely fine with the mostly-full Music Hall at Fair Park. The band, still in its definitive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    The Strangest Stage Names In Music History

    Metta World Peace​When Lakers forward Ron Artest announced last week that he is legally changing his name to Metta World Peace, the Internet exploded with bafflement and criticism. Obviously, this is coming from sports fans. We in the music world are accustomed to odd stage names. Dallas' own Eryk ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008

    Monster Riffage

    Guitar slingers visit Dallas

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    August 16, 2006
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    December 1, 2005

    The Beatdown

    On Friday, take a twisted Z-Trip through the world of hip-hop

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    November 3, 2005


    The Swedish Shredder rocks one fan's memory

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    July 5, 2001

    The Nobody

    Marilyn Manson won't destroy the world, but he just might save it

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    March 22, 2001

    Strung Out

    Looking for a vintage 1973 Taurus Moog pedal board?

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    February 13, 1997

    The Will Rogers of shred

    Andy Timmons never met a style he didn't like

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    October 10, 1996

    Mister Corn Mo rising

    Jon Cunningham and his post-modern vaudeville

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    January 12, 1995

    Anal attentive

    Local CD for kids' charity backs into trouble over rape song