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StarmotherJust When You Think Rock Is Dead, Starmother Gives Birth To An Electric Mistress

Dallas/Fort Worth sure does have a lot of great bands; many of whom have made it to the national level and many, in my opinion, should have. The music industry is an unpredictable mother, though, who spews out many musically-talented children in her years. One of those offspring on the scene today is a young, soulful band called Starmother. Read more »

By Marco Javier

HoneyINTERVIEW - Honey with Kes O'Hara and Holly Wood TREES Dallas, TX August 21st, 2014

You gotta love the candidness. We tried to do this interview early on in the evening but there was too much partying going on. It was a great night of live music. Go catch HONEY live and experience the magic for yourself!

By JAM Video Media

Koppur TheifPERFORMANCE - Koppur Thief Bryan Street Tavern Dallas, TX August 23rd, 2014

Local Dallas band Koppur Thief perform at the Bryan Street Tavern in Dallas, Texas on August 23rd, 2014. Video by JAM Magazine.

By JAM Video Media

Arm Tha HomelessPERFORMANCE - Arm Tha Homeless "Sleep Now In The Fire" Trees Dallas, TX July 31st, 2014

Local Dallas, Texas Rage Against The Machine tribute band Arm Tha Homeless preforming "Sleep Now In The Fire" at TREES Dallas, TX. Video by JAM Magazine.

By JAM Video Media

Silver Loves MercuryPart Rock, Part Sex Show.... Silver Loves Mercury Comes Alive

As we head into another hot summer here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, the feel of the local music scene returning to the heyday of Deep Ellum is definitely in the air. Many cool bands are jammin' around, but there is one band you really need to catch live on stage: Silver Loves Mercury. Read more »

By Marco Javier

GeneratorGenerator Heats Up Steam And Pushes Forward

As the Dallas/ Fort Worth music scene begins to show promise of coming back to the hay day of the mid 90's with new bands sparking up in many forms, on the horizon is a four piece metal band, Generator, with a crushing sound that grabs you by the balls and slams you onto the wall. Ouch! No worries, you are going to like what this band has to offer. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

FlashmobFlashmob Gains Speed With Their Performance At The Wits End

Friday night, June 20th at local Deep Ellum club, The Wits End, lined up local hero Joey C. Jones and his new venture, Flashmob where they laid down a quick set of straight up rock and roll pleasing the handful of fans and even placing a smile on promoter, Jeff Schattle. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

Facebook AlgorithmMusicians Corner
What to Do About Changes to the Facebook Algorithm!

Last week's article on Facebook must've made you feel like someone walked past you and told you your cowboy hat was on backwards. So much for all that time and effort we put into Facebook, right? Well, yes and no. Read more »

By Giovanni Gallucci

Your Band's News FeedsMusicians Corner
What Is The Facebook Algorithm Doing To Your Band's News Feeds?

Late last year Facebook page managers started reporting dramatic drops in reach for posts on their Facebook pages. The amount of the drop differed depending on who you spoke with. Some artists saw large drops in organic reach while others saw small drops. I didn't have any clients whose reach flat lined or grew during the last quarter of the year. The trend in my experience began early last year and spiked in September 2013. Read more »

By Giovanni Gallucci

Back In BlackBack In Black Rocks The Rail Club

Back In Black, a tribute to the great Australian rock band ACDC, performed at The Rail Club on March 29th for another great impressionable performance. Balls out and always to the wall, this band plays hard and leaves the fans smiling as they belt out hit after hit of classic ACDC songs. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

Nick KnirkNorth Texas Guitarist Shines On - The Passion Works of Nick Knirk

Meet Nick Knirk. A 37 year young Musician/Guitarist/Teacher who graduated from University of North Texas in '98 with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. Nick has been a full-time musician for the past 15 years, touring in the northern hemisphere that also includes Alaska and Greenland with his original band, Waking Norman. Read more »

By Marco Javier

When Dallas RockedWhen Dallas Rocked, A Film By Kirby Warnock ~ Texas Theatre

At one time in Big 'D' history, Dallas, Texas was the center of the music scene with a montage of record labels that produced countless of Texas artist from the legendary Robert Johnson on through contemporary artists like Willie Nelson. Every major record label had an office in Dallas and even landmark albums such as "The Redheaded Stranger", Willie's classic LP was recorded in DFW, in Garland, Texas of all places. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

SilvergunSilvergun Plays Deep Friday, Cock Rock Comes Alive

Deep Friday in Deep Ellum Texas is the best bang for your buck to see live local music. $5 dollars gets you in to see multiple live bands at five different clubs. On September 4th, the Curtain Club was the place to see one of Dallas, Texas' hottest new rock band, Silvergun. New to the scene but packed with experience, Silvergun consists of vocalist Shannon Cobb (former lead singer of Metal Shop), with a powerhouse voice and a dauntless stage persona, drummer Michael Grey and Lee Autry on bass lugging the rhythm section and last but not least, the magic fingers of Darren D'Paul Wise on guitar. Both D'Paul and Michael are also former and founding members of another familiar Big 'D' group, Brand New Machine. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

Ashford Music FundAshford Music Fund, Memorabilia Auction ~ House of Blues

This past year, the Dallas / Ft. Worth music community lost a dear friend when Sean Ashford lost his life in a tragic motorcycle accident. Sean was not a musician. He did not perform with any local bands, but he was an integral part of the DFW music scene the past 25 years. He worked many of the areas famous venues including the infamous Bronco Bowl, Iguana Mirage, Trees and his last place of employment, CSI (Special Event Insurance) in Deep Ellum. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

The DangitsThe Dangits Go Balls Out With New Member And Blackbox Presents Booking Management

2012 sets up to be a big year for The Dangits with a new drummer on board, Russ Genders and hooking up with Blackbox Presents, a local booking and management outfit out of the Dallas Fort. Worth area. The Dangits will be taking off February and most of March to work in their new drummer and writing new material. The band plan is to hit hard at the end of March and perform on a few more larger shows with touring acts through the help of Blackbox. Read more »

By Marco Javier

Seventy-SixAcclaimed Veteran Dallas Rockers 'Seventy-Six' Hit It Hard At La Grange

Have you heard about Seventy-Six? If you haven't, then you are missing out! The group's performance at La Grange February 17th was one of the best live local gigs to hit the metroplex in some time. Playing before a packed crowd, Seventy-Six had the audience eating out of the palm of their hands as they mixed in new songs like "Drive," "Don't Know Why" and "Another One" along with golden oldies. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

SayonaraDallas 3 Piece Post Punk Band Sayonara Gearing Up For Their First Full CD Release

Dallas based three piece band Sayonara, falls under the genre of Alternative Avant Garde Post Punk but delivers much more than that title describes. Their sound is fairly unique with smooth vocals by Debbie Pucek who is the singer, guitarist and songwriter for the group. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

RockTurnal FestRockTurnal Fest

RockTurnal Fest begins its official kickoff on Friday, June 15 at the House of Blues in Dallas. The festival begins at 6 p.m. in the Cambridge Room, and will feature several area performers. The lineup includes Ducado Vega and Zenya V., The Gypsy Bravado, The Neckties, The Virgin Wolves, RockTurnal Fest, Great Dane, the Dirty South Blues Band as well as rappers Tu Diep and DJ Kewel Kut. Read more »

By Marco Javier

MothershipMothership, 3 Piece Band With A Solid Sound ~ Debut CD

Mothership is a tasty combination of 60's and 70's blues infused style riffs, teamed with the blistering guitar solos of the late 70's and early 80's, a rare 3 piece smelt of super sonic intergalactic Heavy Rock and Blues. Read more »

By Marco Javier

Midnight EmpireDallas Rock Band Midnight Empire Out To Make It Big

With a huge sound, smooth grooves and a high energy punch, Midnight Empire sets their path to make it big on a grand scale. With their recent debut release, "Everything and Nothing", recorded at Crystal Clear Studios, ME is gigging around DFW to prove they have what it takes to be noticed in this town. The band recently received local radio airplay & press from DFW rock station, The Eagle 97.1, which quite frankly is not easy to achieve in Big 'D'. The press continues as the Dallas Morning News will include a full spread set to run Thursday, February 23rd. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

The Gypsy BravadoThe Gypsy Bravado's Are On The Move!

Local Denton band, The Gypsy Bravado recently placed first in the online voting portion for the Hard Rock Rising Competition. This is a Global Battle of the Bands that includes Europe, United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the Far East, the Middle East, Africa, South America and the Pacific Rim. The Mother of all Battle of the Bands! As a follow up, TGB also took first place in round one last week and are now heading for the final Dallas Battle March 31st at the Hard Rock Cafe in Dallas Texas. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

Concert Against CancertConcert Against Cancer, Presented by Bikers Against Cancer and Strokers Dallas

Bikers Against Cancer is proud to present this special event to bring awareness to one of the most recognizable illness most common in every-ones life. Together with Rick Kackley, a disabled veteran and cancer survivor, they have made this event a reality that is happening this weekend at Dallas Strokers on Harry Hines Blvd. Owner and biker, Rick Fairless, has always offered his location for special occasions like this and along with the support of many local country and rock musicians, Concert Against Cancer is bound to shine a positive light on this life threatening killer. Read more »

By Marco Javier

Brand New MachineBrand New Machine Rocks The House At The Scorpions MC Dallas Chapter

Dallas based hard rock outfit Brand New Machine, performed an exclusive show for the Dallas Chapter of the Scorpions Motorcycle Club Saturday, February 11, 2012. A crowd of highly energized 'born to be wild' bikers greeted the group for the annual Valentine Day festivities. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

The American FuseThe American Fuse Ignites At La Grange

Just when you thought the Dallas music scene was dead or dying and in need of a kick in the ass, along comes a gig that sets the buzz back in motion. That gig was The American Fuse opening for the Reverend Horton Heat at La Grange on a perfect night in April, Friday the 13th. Read more »

By Michael Insuaste

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