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Blazin’ Grass

Before founding the acoustic-country-revival band 100 Damned Guns about three years ago, none of the six veteran musicians in the band had ever played...

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...

Satellite Dream

Playing local and regional shows pretty steadily and releasing new DIY discs every so often, Satellite Dream has been orbiting the Cowtown scene for...

Two Minutes to Midnight

Let's get one thing straight: I love Spune Productions' Lance Yocom, whose contributions to the Fort Worth scene and hipster cachet are manifold and...

The Derailers

My philosophy on tribute albums: When covering popular songs, a band should make its own artistic statement rather than mimicking the original. It pisses me...

Long String Instrument

Even music lovers who’ve never even heard the term New Music might find something engaging about New Music practitioner Ellen Fullman’s upcoming performances at...

Zayra Is Pretty

Zayra Alvarez is a singer-songwriter from Puerto Rico who has been living in Dallas for "a long time," she said, and is probably best...

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...

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...

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...