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Egressing On

If ska-rockers Egress claim they have the desire to make their rock 'n' roll dreams come true, believe 'em. The Arlington-based foursome played about...

Lean Times

The moniker "Stockyards Buddha" might be up for grabs. Fort Worth Weekly bestowed that tag on singer-songwriter Brad Hines in 2007, partly because of...

Working-man Blues

Many people who spent their early twenties unemployed, drinking beer, crashing overnight on friends' couches, and practicing guitar consider those as "lost years," a...

Bending Metal

Apocalyptic Nintendo music? That's what happens when the members of the happy-black-metal band Urizen started fiddling with the technology. When envisioning the North Texas...

Bending Metal

Urizen breaks the rules - including the one that says all metal bands have to lack a sense of humor. By CAROLINE COLLIER Apocalyptic Nintendo music?...

Jazzercise

On his third album, the freshly released Ricki, crooner Ricki Derek interprets several '80s pop hits, including The Cure's "Why Can't I Be You,"...

Jazzercise

Standards old and not so old pop up on local singer Ricki Derek's latest album. By ANTHONY MARIANI On his third album, the freshly released Ricki,...

Davis Lee Roth

Singer-songwriter Josh Davis is known for his casually masterful, blues-inflected country tunes. His two biggest influences are iconic troubadour Merle Haggard, whose songwriting Davis...

Davis Lee Roth

A former Speedtrucker still shelves the metal for alt-country. His new sound is proof. By JIMMY FOWLER Singer-songwriter Josh Davis is known for his casually masterful,...

Birth of the Cool

Bertha Coolidge gigs are about as infrequent -- but as blazing -- as falling stars, mainly because the band is truly only a band...