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Super Groups

It doesn't happen very often, a veteran singer-songwriter hooking up with a veteran band to form a new, um, solo band. But over the...

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars

While many of us while away the hours worrying if our 401(k)s are diversified enough, people in the African nation of Sierra Leone are...

Whiskers

Five years ago, Catfish Whiskey was all about the party. The Fort Worth foursome's weekly soirees assumed a buzz just as big as their busy,...

Fair Warning

Here's all I have to say about Van Halen: If you're a fan, don't go to the legendary hard-rock band's show this Saturday at...

Bruising

I love to see musicians squirm," David Matsler said, beaming his best shit-eating grin over a half-finished glass of whiskey. His sentiment is a lot...

Carlene Carter

Carlene Carter's first CD of new material since 1995, Stronger, is an independent woman's coming-to-terms-with-the-world-of-broken-hearts collection of country and occasionally country-rock songs. There is...

Malcolm Holcombe

Malcolm Holcombe sounds like a hillbilly sort of Tom Waits as he delivers keeping-a-used-car-on-the road sort of greasy Appalachian-based folk-blues on his excellent new...

Otep

The metal womanifesto has been set in stone now for some 20 years, ever since Doro Pesch headed Warlock towards the halls of the...

Doctor’s Blues

He's feeling fine, he's been cancer-free since undergoing treatment several months ago, and he's still playing, writing, and producing. But last week, legendary Fort...

Brian Wright and the Waco Tragedies

Brian Wright and the Waco Tragedies' Bluebird is a lyrically interesting rock CD that leans toward aggressive, energy-filled folk. The music is strong and...