27 days ago | Metalocalypse
Of all the metal subgenres, the most difficult to explain might be Christian metal. We all know a lot of Christian rock is garbage; a marketing tactic employed by drug-addled Pearl Jam ripoffs like Creed. [We think NEEDTOBREATHE is pretty okay — e...
1 month ago | Playbill
Not everyone has noticed, but Texas sure does seem to produce a lot of great Americana these days. While we have some great bands coming out of Houston, tonight one of Austin's best will play at the Continental Club to celebrate the release of the...
1 month ago | Pop Life
Hip-hop is a genre that doesn't look back often. Stars rise and fall every day, and the cycle continues. It's a constantly forward-looking scene, abandoning its former golden children like so much fodder after only a few years when a new trend com...
2 months 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...
2 months 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...
2 months 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...