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Urizen

The Show
Occult novelist William Blake describes the term “urizen” as the ultimate embodiment of conventional reason and law; a citizen of the universe, if you will.


Sawed Off Sick

Listen Up
For a band that describes its origins as “from the depths of hell,” Dallas psychobilly outfit Sawed Off Sick writes some surprisingly singable and poignant tunes.



Red Herrings, Kerrang

Hearsay
When they started out about a year ago, the Red Herrings were three guys with some moderately respectable indie cred – bassist Coby Queen, for one, was late of The Burning Hotels, the Fort Worth band with probably the mos...


Spurring Hipsterdom

Lola’s may be the mid-sized indie venue Fort Worth has been praying for.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Before Brian Forella bought it last year, 6th Street Live (formerly 6th Street Bar & Grill) was a warm but glorified hole-in-the-wall with a patio, hosting shows by local and touring bluesmen and classic-rock cover bands.



Silverchair

The Show
The summer of 1993 was a pivotal time in pop music.


Jeremy McComb

Listen Up
Jeremy McComb’s My Side of Town is a mix of what passes for traditional country today.



Triversityle

Listen Up
Triversityle promotes its good intentions by giving its 17-minutes-long debut, The Nu Facez of Hip-Hop, a G-rating.


New CDs For My Men!

Hearsay
Two new albums from two sweet local bands are on the way, and both have been a long time coming. One of the groups, Goodwin, has been relatively quiet, while the other, Darth Vato, has been playing a lot of gigs – as usual.



Middle Ages

With a band name inspired by medieval art, the thirty-pushing-fortysomethings of Fate Lions swear by their pop leanings.
JIMMY FOWLER
Jason Manriquez, the singer-songwriter and guitarist for the eminently hummable pop-rock outfit Fate Lions, spent a fair amount of time deciding on a name for the group he co-founded late last year with lead guitarist and backg...


Rusty Wier

The Show
Texas Music singer-songwriter Rusty Wier was supposed to play a show this Saturday at Cowtown Sports Bar & Grill — his second there and about his millionth in Fort Worth — but had to beg off.