Posts Tagged ‘bands’

Palladium Ballroom (Dallas, TX) – Words by Brandon Deaton / Photos by James Villa – “Sevendust and Me and the Devil Makes Three” I have been a Sevendust fan for many years, but this was my first time to see them live. As they took the stage at Dallas’ Palladium Ballroom in support of their new album Black Out The Sun I…

Trees (Dallas, TX) – Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith / Photos by James Villa – “The World Needs More Bands Like The Joy Formidable” The first time I saw The Joy Formidable was two years ago at the Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie. Local radio station, 102.1 The Edge hosted their annual How the Edge Stole Christmas conc…

FC DALLAS STADIUM (Frisco, TX) –  Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith / Photos by James Villa – “This Year’s Eclectic Lineup Play It Out in the Texas Heat” Over 2,500 people gathered on Saturday, April 27th at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco for 102.1 KDGE’s Edgefest 23. Twenty bands traveled from all over to take part in the…

– By Brandon Callies – RATING: “DON’T PUSH PLAY” Coheed and Cambria is the perfect example of a band whose technicality prevents them from writing great songs. They are not progressive enough to be as captivating as King Crimson, and they have just enough mainstream appeal to be boring. The Afterman: Descension does no…

– By Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is back with a new album entitled Specter At The Feast. This band has a consistent streak of good songwriting, and the streak continues with this offering. There is nothing flashy or over the top on “Specter At The Feast.” The album slowly builds in…

– By Dustin Blocker – The first of the four part video mini-series for Dallas’ These Machines Are Winning follows two anti-heroes on their covert bike ride through a wind-swept cityscape.  There are machine guns, explosives, oh, and the song is great too! We definitely recommend this one. …These Machines Are Winning ta…

AUGUST 28TH—GEXA ENERGY PAVILLION (Dallas, TX) The fourth annual Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival will make a stop at Dallas’ Gexa Energy Pavillion with 90’s alt-heroes Alice In Chains and Jane’s Addiction alongside prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive and more. Also appearing: Walking Papers (featuring Duff M…

Trees (Dallas, TX) –  Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith / Photos by James Villa – “Disturbed Frontman Takes New Solo Project On Tour” Industrial metal band Device performed the first show of their headlining tour at Trees in Dallas. Frontman David Draiman formed the side project in June 2012 after his band, Disturbed wen…