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THIS PHOTO OF ZAKK WYLDE PLAYING 32 MILLION NOTES PER SECOND IS FAR AWAY, DARK, HAZY, AND SLIGHTLY OUT OF FOCUS. BUT COMPARED TO WYLDE'S GUITAR PLAYING, THIS PHOTO IS LIKE THE "MONA LISA" AND "THE STARRY NIGHT" COMBINED. (photo by james michael taylor)

Concert Review: Experience Hendrix 2016 at Verizon Theatre (Hendrix Still Very Much Dead)

Jeff Prince
Modern guitar heroes moved their limber little fingers at lightning speeds last night at Verizon Theatre, proving without a doubt that … uh … they can move their fingers really fast. Maybe they should give up guitar...


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Album Preview: Mind Spiders, “Prosthesis”

Eric Griffey
The subject of this week’s music feature, Mind Spiders, shared its new album with NPR. You can preview Prosthesis in its entirety here. Check out our story on the Fort Worth/Denton three-piece here. The band will be relea...



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On Tap in Fort Worth: Craft Beer Clubs

Edward Brown
Drinking beer has always been a social activity. Untapped Festival and Big Texas Beer Festival capitalize on that fact each year. Locally, several bars and brewpubs offer clubs and groups that provide rewards and the chance to ...


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Sports Rush: Five Reasons March is Mad

Rush Olson
The name “March” sounds like a military PT regimen. The sports phrase most associated with the month implies a certain mad-as-a-March-hare kind of crazy. And most April Fool’s Day pranks are planned during its 31 days...



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D Magazine Dubs Fort Worth “Best Little Suburb of Dallas”

Jeff Prince
I suppose we should be flattered. The March issue of D Magazine devoted its cover and a ton of friendly ink and images spread out over 12 glossy pages to Fort Worth. But it’s hard to get too excited.  The kiddie-pool depth o...


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Soundcheck 817: The Hendersons at The Grotto

Eric Griffey
This week, the Soundcheck party handcar trudged haplessly to The Grotto (517 University Dr.), where The Henderson’s will be playing tomorrow night (Feb. 27). Frontman Nolan Ryan Robertson and guitarist Caleb Stanislaw pla...



A LONG LINE OF PEOPLE HEAD TOWARD THE SOUTH ENTRANCE AT FORT WORTH CONVENTION CENTER (all photo by Jeff Prince)

Donald Trump Rally Draws Eclectic Crowd To Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Some love him, some hate him, and some are only here for the show. Or, as one woman puts it, “I just came for the comedic effect.” One thing is certain. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump knows how to pu...


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On Tap in Fort Worth: Panther Island Brewing

Edward Brown
The last time I wrote about Panther Island Brewing was for a Fort Worth Weekly cover story in late 2014. The Northside taproom and brewery had opened only weeks before, and Panther Island Brewing founder Ryan McWhorter and his ...



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Sports Rush: Spring Training Finds

Rush Olson
If you visit Surprise, Arizona for Rangers spring training, you probably won’t find yourself needing to source several bags of whole pecans. You likely won’t find yourself at the mall seeking the cheesiest temporary tattoos...


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Some Police Won’t Get In ‘Formation’ For Beyonce

Jeff Prince
Police associations are saying nay nay to Bey Bey. But are they just being childish? Beyonce’s performance at the Super Bowl was deemed anti-police, putting her on the sh*t lists of various law enforcement groups. Why is that...