Alongside fellow contenders like Johnny Ramone, Cheetah Chrome became one of the titanic, blistering guitarists launching the first wave of CBGB-era punk into the stratosphere of American culture. Yet, his origins erupted a few years earlier in down-and-out Cleveland. As an authentic, no-bullshit ro ... More >>
If there's one musician whose advice is worth heeding, it ought to be Johnny Cash. But when the Man in Black sang "Don't Take Your Guns To Town," a whole lot of musicians must not have been listening. Perhaps they were tuning in one of Cash's other songs that takes a different point of view - ... More >>
The Red Krayola's Mayo Thompson isn't sentimental about much...except Houston.
Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.
This noisy, caustic band with the smartass name was founded in Bristol, England, in 1978. The group broke up 1981, and members went on to other notable yet now-obscure projects. During that period of less than four years, the Pop Group produced two albums and another album's worth of singles and on ... More >>
Astra Heights returns from L.A. with a major-label deal in hand
Gang of Four rematerializes to show the kiddies how it's done
Wednesday, September 14, at the Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199.
U.S. Maple, G.W.A.R., Citizen Cope, AM60 and Radney Foster
With the help of city government, Matthew Knowles hopes to find the next Destiny's Child. You got a problem with that?
Cleveland legends come roaring full-throttle out of the tombs
The Electric Six's shenanigans have them laughing all the way to the bank
Houston's Red Krayola releases new record, unleashes new attitude
After two decades of oddity, Beans Barton still has a lock on the inexplicable