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Overkill

Move forward or keep the status quo? In thrash, do you stay tied to the mid-1980s — arguably the genre's halcyon days — or...

Hope Is Alive

Fort Worth native and accomplished tenor saxophonist Rachella Parks never considered herself a jazz musician per se. Even if her deep tones reflect past...

SPEAK Out

This Saturday at Ridglea Theater, Black Tie Dynasty, PPT, The Burning Hotels, and the cut*off, among others, are performing a benefit concert put on...

Black Francis

What’s in a name, anyway? Would a Frank Black by any other name still be weird? Or better yet, will he still be inextricably tied...

Mike Marshall & Darol Anger with Väsen

There is as much yearning as there is unmistakable joy in the instrumental, pragmatically if unimaginatively named Mike Marshall & Darol Anger with Väsen. The...

The Rivercrest Yacht Club

Imagine if acts like the Beastie Boys, RUN-D.M.C., and LL Cool J had launched from Panther City instead of The Bronx or Brooklyn. Imagine also...

Boldly Going

The history of rock 'n' roll is filled with would-be messiahs. John Lennon reportedly told his fellow Beatles — after multiple hits of acid...

GRO Signs With Major Label

They've just signed to a major label, but they don't have any plans to move from Fort Worth to L.A., New York, Nashville, Des...

Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers

On the stripped-down ... en duo, Canadians Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers bring a crisp freshness to a dozen familiar songs and share...

Johnny Cash & Assorted Guests

One of the best things about the newly released DVD The Best Of The Johnny Cash TV Show: 1969-1971 is the reminder, if we...