Well, it's SXSW time again, friends, and you know what that means: dashing around Austin all day, drinking until our eyebrows fall out and doing our best to stick to pre-planned schedules intended to maximize the amount of live music that we can cram into our ear canals before passing out on the flo ... More >>
Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson
October 30, 2012
The men of the "Twins of Evil" tour made two important statements at Reliant Arena Tuesday evening. Marilyn Manson's was that people are zombies. Rob Zombie's was that fire is awesome.
Which one do you think was more fun?
Manson must have ... More >>
OK, the big Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie "Twins of Evil" tour hits Houston and Reliant Arena on October 30, just one short week from now. No doubt if you are a big fan of the boys, you have already got your tickets in your paws in sweaty anticipation. That's awesome, because the show looks like it ... More >>
Rob Zombie's career has played out like a good horror movie: A surprise at every turn. His '90s band White Zombie put a firm tongue in cheek (and a whole lotta metal) into Alice Cooper-style theatrics, and after 1996's Supersexy Swingin' Sounds, exited stage left as one of the most remix-friendly ha ... More >>
Last week singer-songwriter and dubious indie sensation Lana Del Rey told Australian Vogue that film work is her "happy place" and that she plans to make the transition into writing for film and "stay there." Whether this means she will stop making music or not is anyone's guess and whether that's a ... More >>
July 7, 2012
Music is subjective, and when it hits you is oftentimes related to the circumstances under which you hear it.
Maybe you're driving around when a song comes on the radio, and it makes your ears perk up. Something about it -- a voice, a riff, a beat - ... More >>
ssgmusic.comZombies or vampires? It's a classic debate along the line of The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones. We're not sure the Fab Four qualifies as either monster, but with The Glimmer Twins' propensity to remain upright and touring despite advanced age, decay, and a million other complicat ... More >>
Lee E. Wright/Sweaty. Sultry. Sandy.Sand, surf, carnival - and the apocalypse. It sounds like a lead-in to "One of These Things is Not Like the Others" (although probably a little heavy for the Sesame Street crowd), but that was the theme of Sweaty. Sultry. Sandy., an art/fashion show held ov ... More >>
The masterminds behind Aqua Teen Hunger Force have relocated the fast-food crew to Seattle and changed not only the name, but also the structure of the show after deciding that they were unhappy with the pilot. They even made a new theme song, recruiting Queen of the Stone Age Josh Homme and ... More >>
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In Houston, June 21 comes and goes with very little fanfare. While technically it's the first day of summer, anyone can tell you summer around here started about two months ago. Nonetheless, it seems like a shame to leave all the celebrating to the pagans; why, they don't ... More >>
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, rodeo bullriders, but we're rooting
against you. Don't take it personally, it's just that when wagering on
an average human male vs. 1,500 pounds of pissed off ungulate, we're
taking the bull. And wearing that pansy-ass body armor isn't very
endearing either. In ... More >>