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2000 Stories by Greg Barr

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  • Playbill

    published December 28, 2000

    Visitors to the tiny dimly lit Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe in Galveston can't help but notice a hodgepodge shrine to venerable Texas... More >>

  • Godsmack

    published November 23, 2000

    With Awake, Godsmack takes a sharp turn off the hard-rock road that it barreled down on its self-titled debut disc. The new album gives... More >>

  • Playbill

    published November 23, 2000

    With all its mala suerte seemingly behind it, Austin's Vallejo was finally able to release its major-label debut, Into the New,... More >>

  • Death Rap

    published October 5, 2000

    Erik Schrody, whom you may know better as Everlast or as his occasional moniker Whitey Ford, has made a record that sounds so, well, black. It's... More >>

  • The Riff Factory

    published September 7, 2000

    While some rock musicians would never release an album unless it was a genuine reflection of how much they had developed since their previous CD,... More >>

  • Dude Raunch

    published August 17, 2000

    Any aspiring metalhead who doesn't know Jack is shit out of luck. That's because the cherub-faced teenager with the spiked hair named Jack... More >>

  • Lady Belts the Blues

    published August 10, 2000

    The four words "drastic change" and "Marcia Ball" have never really fit well together in the same sentence. The Louisiana-bred piano player has... More >>

  • Easy Does It

    published July 20, 2000

    What the world needs now is another folk singer / Like I need a hole in my head. -- "Teen Angst," Cracker Todd Snider can't tell you... More >>

  • Rotation

    published July 20, 2000

    Young Dubliners Red Omtown/Higher Octave Irish bands that have tried to steer Celtic rock into the... More >>

  • Bob Schneider

    published July 6, 2000

    It's nearly 3 a.m., and amid the din of workers sweeping up piles of broken bottles after another sold-out show at the Satellite Lounge, Scabs... More >>

  • Artsy Activist

    published May 11, 2000

    For Bruce Cockburn, it has become routine for interviewers to ask why this New Testament-packing Canadian folk troubadour has spent years tromping... More >>

  • Not Your Average Angst

    published May 11, 2000

    What sets Greg Graffin, the leader of punk survivors Bad Religion, apart from many of his contemporaries is his impeccable knack for knowing... More >>

  • Makeup Something

    published March 30, 2000

    Coal Chamber's second album, Chamber Music, which was released in September 1999, sold like crazy for a few weeks, basically coasting on... More >>

  • You Go Gaelic, Girl

    published March 23, 2000

    While Peter Garrett, the hyperkinetic, cranelike front man for Midnight Oil, used his law degree to delve into sociopolitical issues and tilt his... More >>

  • Party On

    published January 27, 2000

    It's July 1998, and A.J. Vallejo is strolling through the parking lot of Austin's Tinseltown movie megaplex on a mission to see Armageddon,... More >>

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