[The Valley is a big place, and it puts out more interesting music than we could ever hope to cover. Every week or so, Mike Bogumill will use this space to cover a little more of it. - Ed.]
The goal of this column is to document, explore, and create awareness for interesting things happening in loc ... More >>
Yesterday, Fat Wreck Chords released the very sad news that Tony Sly, singer and guitarist of '90s punk band No Use for a Name passed away on July 31. The cause of death has not been released. Sly was 41.
NOFX has been a mainstay of punk rock for almost 30 years. The band has gained notoriety for its antics and activism, recently getting banned from Emo's in Austin because frontman "Fat Mike" Burkett tricked the audience into believing he served free tequila shots mixed with his own urine.
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Cannonball Pool Party Kickoff
The hipster pool party is officially back. The promoters of Sticky Fingers and Retro Hi-Fi have come together for the all new Cannonball Pool Party at the Lexington Hotel. The summer's remaining Sunday afternoons are going to be all about looking hip, taking a di ... More >>
Face to Face
Nile TheaterFriday, July 1
The '90s were a good time for punk rock. Fat Wreck Chords, Epitaph, Lookout, and Nitro were powerhouses of the upbeat catchy punk that dominated Warped Tour's glory days. While many of the bands that defined the genre have faded away after y ... More >>
It was only because we both left his show early and in a huff that I got to shake hands with Tyler The Creator, the most interesting man in Austin this week.
In case you're not following South By Southwest buzz closely, Tyler is the face of the festival's most hyped act, LA-based rap c ... More >>