Posts Tagged ‘review’

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by Katarina Benzova – AT&T Stadium – Arlington, TX / Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 It has been a crazy year for Guns N’ Roses fans. The prospect of ever seeing the band (or at least the core three members) reunited was a pipe dream at best. It was something to think on how and imagine ho…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Gas Monkey Live was a prime destination for progressive metal lovers on this Thursday night. Monuments kicked off the night; and while I didn’t arrive early enough to see them, I heard they were incredible. Animals as Leaders was no different. Their instrumental pieces…

BFD 2014 (Dallas, TX) – Words by Jordan Buford // Photos by James Villa- BFD is a summer tradition at this point, and one many lovers of harder rock fans look forward to and rejoice in. 97.1 The Eagle puts together the annual festival, which was a daylong event this year, and even when I pulled into one of the parking…

– By Chris Whitehead – “Push Play” From start to finish, Anti-Mortem’s new album, New Southern, will have you banging your head and pumping your fist. Some say metal is dying, but these boys from Chickasha, OK are here to prove that theory wrong. If aggressive vocals and forceful guitar riffs are your thing; you will n…

– By Brandon Callies – “Push Play” Metal supergroup, Down, are at it again with their brand of Black Sabbath inspired doom metal, Down IIII part II is swampy metal at its best. The band’s decision to make four EP’s instead of a conventional full length has given them the opportunity to really trim the fat. Past albums,…

– By Brandon Callies – “PUSH PLAY” Sinner Sinners is a breath of fresh air, and their new album, XI is nothing short of excellent! This album is dark but upbeat. The conflict of interests is what makes XI memorable and what is sure to keep the listener interested. The band starts off strong with the track “A.F.O.” and…

Big Acre Sound (Copper Canyon, TX) – Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith // Photos by Ronnie Jackson – Children ran innocently through the crowd of people—giggling ecstatically in the warm spring air as they darted between the varied picnic tables, folding chairs and ramshackle wooden trailer that would serve as the center…

Granada Theater (Dallas, TX) – Words by Austin Reed // Photos by Ronnie Jackson – I’ve never subscribed to the concept of Attention Deficit Disorder. I think it more-or-less exists as a means of spinning a short attention span into a biological shortfall. However, I’ll admit that I’m critical of it because I’m fortunat…