David Garrick is a former contributor to the Houston Press. His articles focus primarily on Houston music and Houston music events.
7 days ago | Concerts
Typically when bands are having success, time off isn't really an option. However for Scotland's We Were Promised Jetpacks, it was the only choice they had to continue as a band. "We started to write the new album and it just didn't feel right," a...
9 days ago | Bayou City
This week Houston has options from Social Distortion, Rise Against, Fat Tony, The Crystal Method, First Aid Kit, Owen, The Daphne Blue, and The Hates. Tonight you could catch the punk sounds of Chicago's Rise Against over at Revention Music Center...
11 days ago | Bayou City
The time has come for The Prince of Darkness to hang it up. Recently announced, the No More Tours 2 will have Ozzy Osbourne trekking across the globe well into 2020. Covering five decades of music with Black Sabbath and as a solo performer, his Ho...
11 days ago | Art Rock
Getting to create art without worrying about who buys it, is a world that few artists can enjoy. Though, for close to 35 years, that's been the world that New Jersey's Yo La Tengo has been able to call home. "We've never placed much importance on ...
14 days ago | Art Rock
Fred Thomas might not be a name you know, but he's singing to anyone who chooses art over commerce. Known for his work in acts like Saturday Looks Good To Me and City Center, he's been dropping solo records over the past 15 years and his last two ...
15 days ago | Bayou City
There's so much more to country music than acts who remind you of Waylon, Willie or Hank Sr. Houston's Grand Old Grizzly have always tread a path between old country and the newer pop country that dominates the airwaves as they show on their new a...