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2006 Stories by David A. Cobb

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  • The Damnwells

    published August 31, 2006

    After garnering critical acclaim with their 2004 major-label debut, Bastards of the Beat, Brooklyn's Damnwells spent a lot of time on the... More >>

  • Stadium, Damiera, Spirit of the Stairway, Radio Pioneer

    published August 17, 2006

    Fans of experimental indie, hardcore and modern prog-rock will have a field day with this lineup, which features two up-and-coming Houston... More >>

  • Pelican, with Mono

    published May 18, 2006

    There's no denying that music doesn't have to be metal to be heavy. Bands like Mogwai and Godspeed You! Black Emperor are masters at weaving slow,... More >>

  • Buckethead

    published March 2, 2006

    Obscurity seems the standard for avant-garde guitarist Buckethead (who actually does wear a KFC bucket and a Michael Myers-style mask when he... More >>

  • Explosions in the Sky, with the Octopus Project and A Hawk and a Hacksaw

    published January 26, 2006

    Listening to Explosions in the Sky's music evokes several moods. Each subtle drone builds to a raw, almost deafening crescendo and winds up back... More >>

  • Beautiful Creatures

    published January 19, 2006

    Some may claim glam rock died when Sunset Strip wannabes co-opted the look and cranked out droll, lite-metal in the mid-'80s. It may seem odd for... More >>

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