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Trail of Dead Rock Out their Opus and Blast Through “Source Tags & Codes,” and More At Red 7

Party like it’s 2002 in Austin. Just two days after seeing Spoon play a secret club show, …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead played 2002’s groundbreaking Source Tags & Codes from start to finish and carried it off with the live force the band is legendary for.  …

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Spoon Return to their Roots in Secret Club Gig at Hotel Vegas

It was with little warning that Spoon announced their first show in four years. They pulled this secret show out of their hats at the intimate Hotel Vegas, who’s limited capacity ushered in the lucky and the few that night. The band has played a few undisclosed shows a few …

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Where to Go and What to Know for Austin’s 4th of July Events

Fireworks, BBQ, bands, parades, it is 4th of July again in Austin and this time it’s landing on a Friday allowing most to stay up late and sleep in on Saturday. Austin Symphony HEB July 4th Concert & Fireworks The city of Austin’s annual celebration will NOT be held at …

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An Interview With Conrad Keely of …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead

What was the impetus to return to Tao of the Dead? Was the album always planned as three parts with songs and ideas left unfinished, but meant to return to, or are these mostly newer works? In interviews we’re often asked questions about decisions we made that required no thought.  …

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An Interview With Josh Robins of the Invincible Czars

Austin’s Invincible Czars have become known and lauded for their sprawling catalog of original material and for arrangements of classical works such as Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite and 1812 Overture.  The group’s annual dance-along Nutcracker Kids’ Show has become an annual tradition, and other seasonal events like the Olde Fashioned Independence …

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Review – …Like Clockwork QOTSA Create a Rock ‘n’ Roll Masterpiece

In the year 2000 Queens of the Stone Age were heralded by Rolling Stone magazine and other critics at the time as the band that could save rock and roll. That prediction never came to pass for the band nor the impact to the cultural zeitgeist along the lines of …

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The 90’s Strike Back: Soundgarden Rocks the Austin Music Hall

Show Date: 5/25/2013 In the banals of grunge and rock music of the last 25 years, Soundgarden are definitely one of the most important and one of the last bands of the nineties era to reunite after the disappointing flop of Chris Cornell’s solo hip-hop and R&B influenced album, Scream. …

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