Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Saxon Descends Upon San Antonio As Part of 40th Anniversary Tour

Posted By on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 9:11 AM

San Antonio loves Saxon. And vice versa. As stalwarts of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal that roared out the U.K. in the ’80s, Biff and the boys remain a solid draw in this metal-obsessed town. Case in point: on its recent U.S. tour with fellow Brits UFO,...

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Singer-songwriter Leann Rimes Heads Back to Gruene Hall for One Voice, No Boundaries Tour

Posted By on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 8:11 AM

Leann Rimes is a badass. The singer-songwriter is one of the few artists who’s had mega-hits in multiple genres yet continues to approach music in new and interesting ways. Instead of staying safely nestled between pop and country, Rimes has ventured out and has included elements of alt-rock, jazz...

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Former Audio Adrenaline and Abandon Frontman Josh Engler Releases Debut Indie-Pop EP

Posted By on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 5:01 PM

Combing the Internet for new music coming out of San Antonio, a Bandcamp rabbit hole brought me to an artist named Josh Engler. The name sounded familiar, but where I knew it from escaped me. I listened to a few tracks, and I was immediately blown away by the...

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Grammy-nominated Sammy Miller and the Congregation Set up at Jazz, TX for Two-night Stay

Posted By on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 2:16 PM

Julliard-schooled, Grammy-nominated and jazz critic-approved, drummer-bandleader Sammy Miller is a man on the rise — and the sky’s the limit. Miller and his ensemble the Congregation released their self-titled debut back in 2017 and have been winning fans with effusive, often ebullient live shows ever since. With his mission...

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Rapper Kodak Black is Headed to San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 12:52 PM

Just like some Norwegian black metal bands really believe in Satan and burn down churches in his unholy name, Kodak Black seems to keep it real with how often he's incarcerated. Meaning, what he talks about in his music is what he actually does in real life. And while...

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Ned Flanders-Inspired Metalcore Outfit, Okilly Dokilly Returns to San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 12:47 PM

It’s not every day a band gets 30,000 likes on its Facebook page just two weeks after releasing a four-song demo and a few press photos. But I guess that’s what happens when your entire band dresses up like Ned Flanders, writes metal songs with Ned Flanders-inspired lyrics and...

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Touring Behind a New Album, Godsmack Returns to San Antonio This Spring

Posted By on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 12:38 PM

So, I might lose some cool points here but, fuck it. The new Godsmack record actually isn’t horrible. Now, if you look at my Spotify streams, you’ll find that I mostly listen to atmospheric black metal and a lot of underground hip-hop, but, as a kid that grew up...

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Formerly Hacienda, Alternative R&B Trio Idyll Green Release 8-Bit Themed Music Video

Posted By on Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 2:28 PM

It’s always rad to see Alamo City bands repping their city by releasing new music. From witnessing folks like rapper Milli Mars rapping outside recognizable convenient stores in SA, to the dizzying footage caught by drones in music videos from Lonely Horse, it warms our hearts to see locally...

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Texas Native Kacey Musgraves Wins Big at 2019 Grammys

Posted By on Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 12:14 PM

Golden Hour proved to be Kacey Musgraves’ shining moment, as the country star won Album of the Year at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards. The East Texas native walked away with four gramophones at the end of the night, tying Childish Gambino for the show-high total. “It was unbelievable...

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Cowboys Dancehall Names Potential Buyer and May Skip Foreclosure

Posted By on Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 10:06 AM

The bankrupt owner of Cowboys Dancehall has named a possible buyer for the San Antonio two-step palace. Arlington-based Cowboys Far West filed papers asking a San Antonio bankruptcy judge to green light a sale of the property to Austin-based Heiser Development Corp. for $9.75 million, according to a report...

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