Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Former Staind Frontman Turned Honky Tonk Singer Aaron Lewis Stopping By Majestic Theatre

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 8:25 AM

Remember Staind? Yeah, you do. And if you were a fan of their blend of emotionally painful lyrics and heavy nu-metal, you remember how frontman Aaron Lewis wouldn’t move onstage but just stand there looking sad and singing about, well, being sad. Jump 20 years later, and Lewis’ music...

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Nu-metal's Disturbed Coming to Rock the Alamodome

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 7:47 AM

Rising with the tide of nu-metal in the late ’90s, Disturbed actually brought something new to an often soundalike genre. Part of the credit goes to frontman David Draiman’s unique vocal stylings — a blend of strained singing and a rhythmic, almost rapping, delivery. For fans of the genre, the...

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A$AP Rocky Brings Rap Skills to Freeman Coliseum

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 7:44 AM

As hip-hop began to rediscover itself in the mid-to-late 2010s, A$AP Rocky rose as a leader who would bridge the gap between mainstream rap, old school gangsta and SoundCloud trap music. The rapper was an anomaly, bringing a fresh wave of flavor to the genre, and in the process,...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Static-X Heading to San Antonio This Summer to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Seminal Album

Posted By on Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 1:28 PM

Industrial/nu-metal act Static-X is gearing up for a 20th anniversary celebration of their 1999 debut Wisconsin Death Trip. The festivities will come in the form of a memorial tribute to the late vocalist Wayne Static and a tour, kicking off in Arizona June 18 and finishing in Las Vegas on...

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Outlaw Country Singer Jamey Johnson Gears Up for San Antonio Show

Posted By on Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 12:43 PM

The honky-tonk and outlaw country sounds seem to be on the rise. Just take a look at D.T. Buffkin and Garrett T. Capps as of late. The two are each gaining more traction in the scene and have even gotten nods from national publications. Headed to the Aztec Theatre...

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Doom Metal Lineup to Take Over The Mix Next Month

Posted By on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:42 PM

There’s just something heavy as fuck about doom metal, separating itself from it's often faster-played sister genres thrash metal and death metal. Drawing listeners from across a hellish metal landscape into its bosom, doom is like watching a slow-moving rain cloud about to release a flood over an unsuspecting...

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Finnish Metal Stalwarts Children of Bodom Return to San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 5:09 PM

Matching American thrash with Scandinavian black metal and new school death metal, Children of Bodom have never been able to comfortably fit within just one sub-genre of extreme metal. Their willingness to unabashedly push musical boundaries has garnered them plenty of metal fans worldwide. The Finnish dudes last came...

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Pick 3: Garrett T. Capps Sheds Light on Three Local Artists That San Antonio Should Pay Attention To

Posted By on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 4:54 PM

Garrett T. Capps had a pretty gnarly 2018. On top of releasing the neo-honky tonk record In The Shadows, Capps also put out an ambient remix of that same album entitled In the Shadows (Again). The SA local also managed to sling his song “San Antone” onto the season premiere...

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Relive Your Emo Days and Catch Thursday at Mid-week Paper Tiger Show

Posted By on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 12:50 PM

Post-hardcore band Thursday provided many folks’ stepping stone into the Land of Emo. And while scores of bands attempted to copy the New Jersey dudes’ sound, there was something authentic and raw about it that’s yet to be duplicated. Between 2001’s Full Collapse and 2003’s War All the Time,...

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Bonfire Crackles and Pop: Justin Timberlake Lit the AT&T Center on Fire

Posted By on Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 9:28 AM

Justin Timberlake ain’t nothin’ to fuck with. While it’s clear that his 30-year-career in music and entertainment sort of speaks for itself, his performance at the AT&T Center last night was a spectacle of undeniable talent. Even if you don’t like pop music — like, if you don’t get...

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