10 days ago | Metalocalypse
For those of us who spent most of our teenage years headbanging and blasting metal, Ronnie James Dio was a legend. Though he was not quite as highly regarded as his predecessor in Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, those of us who gave Dio's operatic v...
11 days ago | Indie
In 2000 and 2001, At the Drive-In was an inescapable force. The El Paso natives made their name off the single “One Armed Scissor,” an unlikely MTV hit that paved the way for mainstream emo as we know it today. But the story didn't start there for...
12 days ago | Concerts
Ever since launching his CD-quality streaming music service Tidal with a lavish event featuring himself, wife Beyonce, Jack White, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, and more, Jay Z has been running around like a chicken with its head cut off trying to save...
18 days ago | Music Bidness
Tonight the always volatile and divisive Courtney Love will take the stage at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion opening for the equally controversial Lana Del Rey. It's a bizarre combination: Love hasn't exactly been a musical force in recent years,...
19 days ago | Austin City Limits
This year's Austin City Limits Music Festival lineup is finally here, so now we can begin endlessly dissecting it until October. Should be fun, right? This year's lineup is, as ever, a mixed bag, filled with all sorts of highs and lows. ACL has gr...
1 month ago | Pop Life
This month, with a week between the announcement and the release, we were gifted with a surprise new album from Odd Future front man Tyler the Creator, his third in four years. Unfortunately, I wish this gift had come with a receipt. Left to his o...