The Black Angels (Band)

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    November 11, 2014

    Black Keys - US Airways Center - 11/10/2014

    The Black Keys came on stage at US Airways Center last night in front of a light blue curtain with red, velvet stage drapes with gold trim on either side. After the fourth song, during a tension-building burst of distorted guitar noise, the curtains dramatically dropped, and the band launched into t ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    The Black Angels' Christian Bland on Reverb -- "The Voice of God"

    The whole 'Don't Mess With Texas' adage was actually an anti-littering campaign, but damn if that state don't have attitude. And while not exactly weirder than many other American cities (including this one), Austin does breed a distinct kind of freak, Christian Bland being one of the most notable. ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Five of the Weirdest Guitarists in Rock History

    In heavy metal, there's nothing better than an extremely talented guitarist. When a musician truly knows how to work some magic with that instrument it demands to be revered and acknowledged. But there's a trade-off for said talent: Creative people are often labeled as "weird" by their peers from ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013
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    January 28, 2013

    Top Metal Festivals of 2013

    When the lineup for Rock on the Range was announced last week, a flurry of emails between myself and three other of my fellow chick metal journalists/enthusiasts ensued regarding flights, hotels, and tickets. We had all attended the weekend festival together in 2012, and relished the thought of a he ... More >>

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    March 20, 2012

    Landmine Marathon to Perform at Metallica's Orion Festival

    See also: Metallica Curates Orion Music and More Festival: Who Picked Which Bands? Lucero's Brian Venable on Metallica Being Dead to Him, ATO Records, and Women & Work When Metallica revealed the lineup for Orion Music and More, the two-day festival curated by the band members themselves, plenty o ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Metallica Curates Orion Music and More Festival: Who Picked Which Bands?

    Metal legends Metallica recently announced the two-day Orion Music and More Festival, where the band will headline each night by playing a different classic album, Ride the Lightning and The Black Album, in their entirety. There's a super-long video on the festival site featuring an interview with t ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: 120 Minutes​MTV just turned 30 years old yesterday! There are so many shows on MTV that I either wish would come back or are finally coming back. It's a shame Daria isn't still around, though Beavis and Butthead is returning on October 27.MTV2 has graciously brought back 120 Minu ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Matt Pinfield and 120 Minutes Return to MTV Networks this Month

    www.mattpinfield.comMatt Pinfield​120 Minutes, the MTV show that broke countless alternative bands from 1986 to 2000, is coming back, this time on MTV2 -- and it will be hosted by the show's original veejay, music geek extraordinaire Matt Pinfield. Pinfield has been one of the most influential a ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011
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    May 12, 2011

    The Black Angels to Play The Rhythm Room This Wednesday

    ​ Get your illicit substances and Syd Barrett bootlegs in order: Austin psych band The Black Angels are bringing their droney rock 'n' roll sound to the Rhythm Room this Wednesday, May 18. The band's latest album, 2010's Phosphene Dream, comes courtesy of Blue Horizon Records, legendary for its mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Incoming: CSS, The New Pornographers, Pinback, Titus Andronicus, Slick Rick

    Slick Rick The Ruler​This week's just announced shows list is one of the longest in quite some time. There's a higher quotient of indie rock upcoming shows announced this week, with plenty of Coachella scraps.Yes, even if certain music-related boycotts recently gussied up their websites, bands are ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Incoming: Lady Gaga, A Perfect Circle, Snoop Dogg, Megadeth, Night Ranger

    Oh Gaga...Let's not beat around the bush -- there hasn't been a new shows list in a few weeks. This doesn't really matter, however, since the shows will get announced one way or the other and you know what? Now's the time to announce them.It's easy to see that list is heavy with the big name acts, a ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Cheap Thrills Relaunch, Hellbilly Hoedown, Boats 'n' Hoes, and Other Weekend Events

    Benjamin LeathermanJared Alan (left) and Sean Watson of Cheap Thrills"We have been waiting all summer long for this," states the Facebook event page for this weekend's relaunch of Jared Alan and Sean Watson's Cheap Thrills dance party. They ain't kidding, as many fans of the DJ duo have been eager f ... More >>

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    September 21, 2010

    What's Selling: Stinkweeds

    ​Music fans at Stinkweeds went after a lot of alt-rock this week.Blonde Redhead was the CenPho store's most popular album. Ra Ra Riot's summer release The Orchard made the top 10 as well, along with The Walkmen's new album Lisbon.1. Blonde Redhead, Penny SparkleSee the entire list after the jump.. ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    21 Questions: William Reed

    Becky Bartkowski​Welcome to 21 Questions, a regular feature where goes to the favotire hangout of a notable Phoenician and asks the "big" questions. This week we met up with DJ William Reed at Middle Eastern restaurant Fattoush in Phoenix. Reed walks into Fattoush and greets the ... More >>

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    March 6, 2008

    Random Acts of Violins

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