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Sebastian Bach

Surviving hair-metal musicians seem to fall into three different categories. There are the guys (and metal is almost uniformly a male preserve) who reunite every...

Handclaps and Harmonies

Decked out in scandalous tight “weans” (white jeans), plus matching white neckties and suspenders, Handclaps and Harmonies are as squeaky clean as they look. Their...

Ch-Ch-Changes

Depending on the night of the week, the Cuban-themed nightclub Embargo is a lot of things: speakeasy, place for live world music, regular ol'...

John Zaskoda

John Zaskoda is a staunch believer in grassroots music. The former lead guitarist for local singer-songwriter Scott Copeland and local band The Merchants opened...

Magnet

Any record that opens with foot stomps, handclaps, and humming can’t be bad. The Simple Life, the debut album from Norwegian singer-songwriter Evan Johansen,...

Fort Worth Got Next

One of the first stories I ever wrote for the Weekly was about local hip-hop. Most of the artists I talked to lived in...

Randy McAllister

Randy McAllister’s eighth album, the soulful, roadhouse-bluesy Dope Slap Soup, is solid all the way through, with a couple of standout songs. Like the...

Observe the Revolving Door

Another year, another music editor for the Dallas Observer. Last week, Jonanna Widner was reportedly fired, making her the third Observer music chief in...

Ryan Scroggins and The Trenchtown Texans

Listen, elitist music bloggers, we get it. We know you think ska is terrible, and we know why, but if you’d get over the stereotype...

Andy Timmons

Dallasite Andy Timmons, the fourth horseman of the instrumental-electric-guitar apocalypse — along with Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson — is the aggregate...