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Collin Herring’s Some Knives

Killer or Filler?

For a while back in the mid-aughts, Collin Herring was one of the biggest deals around, packing shows all over North Texas and doing...

Killer or Filler?

Though Cleanup’s ranks have changed a little since the band’s debut recording, the EP Wherever Your Place May Be (2012), frontman Landon Cabarubio and...
Like The Light Crust Doughboys, Shotgun Friday harks back to the days when bands had sponsors.

Slammin’ Sounds

Shotgun Friday is blending music with craft beer know-how into an eclectic mix of sounds that co-frontman and banjoist Tony Drewry has dubbed “hill-hop,”...

Killer or Filler?

In this month’s look at mostly newish local records, a compilation CD of indie-rockers shines, Denton jazzbos swing, and perhaps the 817’s first bona...

Electric Neck, Mercy Skull

Secret Ghost Champion is out there. The Fort Worth quintet led by singer-songwriter Ben Hance isn’t flashy or rowdy, and the guys don’t perform...

Get Ready to Fest

The year was 2002 when Fort Worth Weekly decided to put together a concert as part of our annual Music Awards. The location was...
Tidals: “We’re just bored with playing rock music.”

Waves of Sound

Fort Worth natives Jeremy Lantz, 33, and Joshua Wrinkle, 30 –– together known as the techno duo Tidals –– were once asked to describe...
(From left to right) Esteban Juarez, Jonathan Villalobos, and Jorge Armenta comprise one of the only Spanish-language punk bands in town.

Kick Out Los Jams!

When Jonathan Villalobos, lead guitarist and vocalist for Fuera D Servicio, enlisted in the U.S. Marines eight years ago, he never imaged it would...
Obsidian, Jessie Frye

Killer or Filler?

Among the relatively new releases with roots in the 817, the ones by Jessie Frye, Royal South and company, and Tripp Mathis have a...
Lion Eye is (from left to right) Shayla Sweetz, Andrew McCollough (Dru B Shinin’), Sam Rude, Paul Gordan, Paul Garza, and Chris Birdine (Young Zeus).

Lion Eye: Roaring Rhymes and Riddims

Young Zeus, a.k.a. Chris Birdine, doesn’t have to dig very deep to find inspiration for his rhymes. When you grow up in Fort Worth’s...