Tristan Shone | Photo by John F Peters

The one-man band that is Author and Punisher interestingly produces industrial-metal sounds with the use of custom-made mechanisms that create unique and aggressive compilations of noise by ingeniously unifying literal metal and music.

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Nine Inch Nails is currently on tour, and that’s all I can think about, really. This run of shows is part of the Cold and Infinite and Black tour that started a few weeks back and ends with a near …

Loud, Fast & Good: Nine Inch Nails Headline River City Rockfest Read more »

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STP is more than just an automotive brand specializing in motor oil and aftermarket parts, it’s also an acronym for one of the most popular grunge bands of the 1990’s. The Stone Temple Pilots are based out of San Diego, …

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Death Grips' lead vocalist, Ride and Andy Morin

Last Friday, at White Oak Music Hall, I had the opportunity to see Death Grips and Ministry perform. Prior to the show I had never really listened to Ministry. The few songs I heard had the same industrial/EBM feel that …

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California math-rock band, Chon, took over the Bronze Peacock Room at the House of Blues on Saturday night. Despite Justin Bieber playing across the street at Toyota Center, they managed to completely sell out the show. Chon didn’t come alone, …

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Despite its status as one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed of the metal subgenres, death metal often gets marginalized by the community at large. This probably explains its often noticeable absence from some of the bigger summer …

Building Temples From Death Fest 2014 at Fitzgeralds Read more »

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In 2007, Skeletonwitch seared themselves into the minds of metal heads everywhere with their Prosthetic Records debut, Beyond the Permafrost.  That album set the template for high energy darkness and evil in the American metal scene.  Even Glenn Danzig was …

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Once managed and promoted by the late, great Joey Ramone, The Independents are kinda like…um…kinda like if the Misfits had started later, and combined ska, rockabilly, metal, and 50s rock, all mixed together with what would sound like a re-imagining …

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Whether it’s because you didn’t grab yourself a pair of Summerfest tickets while they were still within your budget or you simply feel too “alt” for the expanding Houston music festival (silly notion, I know), you should try and make …

Chaos In Tejas: May 31st – June 3rd Read more »

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