• Review: Lights All Night 2014 Was One For The Books

    Review: Lights All Night 2014 Was One For The Books

    As you probably know, Lights All Night is a rapidly growing EDM festival in Dallas, Texas. 2010 began the phenomenon that is LAN with a humbling crowd of 1,700 and three stages. The following year, the festival turned into a two-night venture and the crowd multiplied to approximately 20,000! And with impressive acts like Skrillex, Tiesto, and Bassnectar to name a few, it’s no wonder that LAN continues to grow with immense speed. LAN is an experience like no other. […]

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  • Interview: Justin Durant of the Dallas Cowboys talks about his injury & Super Bowl Projection

    Interview: Justin Durant of the Dallas Cowboys talks about his injury & Super Bowl Projection

    It was nice to interview our homie from the Dallas Cowboys, Justin Durant, a couple of weeks ago at his Boys & Girls Club charity event at Olivella’s Pizza Kitchen in Downtown Dallas! Tana and Lacie got him to talk about his injury, what he watches on Netflix (lol), his favorite artists, South By Southwest coming up this Spring where they throw me under the bus, and of course his projection for the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs! Also, don’t […]

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  • Lights All Night 2014: Best End of the Year Party in Texas!

    Lights All Night 2014: Best End of the Year Party in Texas!

    I thought our interview with Caked Up in San Marcos a couple of weeks ago was going to be our last show of the year, but how could we pass up Lights All Night in Dallas, especially with this epic lineup. Last time we attended Lights All Night was in 2012 at the Cotton Bowl where we saw epic sets by Diplo, Flux Pavillion, Nero, Calvin Harris, Bassnectar, Keys N Krates, Zeds Dead, 12th Planet, Crizzly and our homies Ghostland […]

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  • Housecore Horror Fest: Austin’s Hardcore Show of the Year

    Housecore Horror Fest: Austin’s Hardcore Show of the Year

    The metal event of the year is coming to Austin for the second time. The man himself Philip Anselmo is throwing this epic film/music festival called Housecore Horror Festival. The lineup alone has me more excited than the first time that I got laid! Aside from the incredible bands that are playing (Danzig, Gwar, Superjoint, Napalm Death, Eyehategod etc…) the reunion of the original cast of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has got to be a highlight for any horror fan! […]

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  • Interview: BORGORE Talks About “Hate” + Tincup & Crichy Crich Collab @ The Marc

    Interview: BORGORE Talks About “Hate” + Tincup & Crichy Crich Collab @ The Marc

    We got a chance to catch up with Borgore, EDM’s king of ratchet bass, at The Marc for it’s one year anniversary celebration on 9/6/14. Our new interviewer, Torrie Blake, and Borgore briefly discussed the recent collaboration of TINCUP and Crichy Crich along with his inspiration for the track, “Hate“, off of Borgore’s latest album, #NEWGOREORDER. The track includes the lyrics, “fu*k her like I hate her”, which is something that we were pretty curious about, therefore we had to […]

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  • 8/31/14: A Last Minute Blog Post for FLOAT FEST

    8/31/14: A Last Minute Blog Post for FLOAT FEST

    Last minute blog post, so let’s get to the point… You do not want to miss this y’all!. Portugal the Man, Bun B, Grouplove, STRFKR, locals Whiskey Shivers, RUN DMT, and our homie, Zeale! Pre-sale tickets are still going for $40, but if you’d like to step it up a notch, VIP tickets are going for $120 which includes free food, drinks, and a shaded side stage viewing spot. I’ve seen every one of the previously stated artists live, but […]

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  • UPDATE – 7/18/14: MERCER @ Kingdom (Ticket Giveaway)

    UPDATE – 7/18/14: MERCER @ Kingdom (Ticket Giveaway)

    We are proud to announce our new promo partnership with RealMusic Events. We will now be hosting ticket giveaway contests for all of their shows, and providing coverage, pictures, and interviews for a select portion of them as well. Mercer, who will be performing at Kingdom on July 18, 2014 will be the first show that we will be involved in! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and to visit our site for more ticket giveaways, show coverage, previews, […]

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  • Interview w/ THE VANDALS: Joe Escalante & Warren Fitzgerald Chat with Morgan Murdaface

    Morgan Murdaface got the opportunity to interview Joe Escalante and Warren Fitzgerald of The Vandals at Mohawk in Austin on Friday, June 13, 2014. The guys were all very cool, and even told us to steal some of their beers, which we gladly did. I definitely need to learn to hold back my little girlie laugh while behind the camera though. Almost ruined the interview… LOL We also got some really good live footage of Krum Bums, Threes Away, Buried […]

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  • Preview: The Vandals + Krum Bums + Threes Away @ Mohawk (Fri 6/13/14)

    Preview: The Vandals + Krum Bums + Threes Away @ Mohawk (Fri 6/13/14)

    Yesss… Transmission has done it again! The Vandals will be back in Austin this Friday, June 13th at the Mohawk on Red River. The first time I saw the Vandals was at Warped Tour ’04 in San Antonio, but the first time in Austin was 6 years later during Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010 (another Transmission event) along with fellow punk rockers, Dwarves, Descendents (replaced DEVO), The Casualties, and Bad Religion whose lead singer, Greg Graffin, gave me another extensive […]

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  • Interview: Ryan Sheckler at X Games Austin

    Met up with Ryan Sheckler after his practice session on Thursday, June 5 before the official X Games Austin events started at Circuit of the Americas (COTA). Really nice down to earth dude! Peep the interview here and feel free to share it as well! Interviewer: Tana Lea Morton

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  • Preview: June 21 2014 – Solstice Austin Music Festival

    Preview: June 21 2014 – Solstice Austin Music Festival

    Solstice Austin is a citywide “For Austin by Austin” music festival where local bands connect with local venues all around the city, in-order to play music for the community on the longest day of the year. There will be hundreds of performances at over 40 stages around the city in both traditional, and non-traditional spaces. Everywhere between bars on Rainey street, to random houses and co-working spaces on the east side, have signed up to host local bands. The goal […]

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  • Preview: The Faint Stopping by The Belmont – 5/2/14

    Preview: The Faint Stopping by The Belmont – 5/2/14

    Not quite the frozen north, but still a far cry from the Texas heat, Omaha, Nebraska was where The Faint originated. Skater buds Todd Fink, Clark Baechle (pronounced BECK-lee), Dapose, and Joel Peterson (along with former member Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes) started playing tunes just as a hobby. Eight albums (remixes included) later they are still playing a very unique brand of music. Scheduled to play the Belmont in the ATX on May 2, these boys from the “Gateway […]

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  • Interview: Justin Durant of the Dallas Cowboys talks about his injury & Super Bowl Projection

    Interview: Justin Durant of the Dallas Cowboys talks about his injury & Super Bowl Projection

    It was nice to interview our homie from the Dallas Cowboys, Justin Durant, a couple of weeks ago at his Boys & Girls Club charity event at Olivella’s Pizza Kitchen in Downtown Dallas! Tana and Lacie got him to talk about his injury, what he watches on Netflix (lol), his favorite artists, South By Southwest coming up this Spring where they throw me under the bus, and of course his projection for the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs! Also, don’t […]

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  • Interview: BORGORE Talks About “Hate” + Tincup & Crichy Crich Collab @ The Marc

    Interview: BORGORE Talks About “Hate” + Tincup & Crichy Crich Collab @ The Marc

    We got a chance to catch up with Borgore, EDM’s king of ratchet bass, at The Marc for it’s one year anniversary celebration on 9/6/14. Our new interviewer, Torrie Blake, and Borgore briefly discussed the recent collaboration of TINCUP and Crichy Crich along with his inspiration for the track, “Hate“, off of Borgore’s latest album, #NEWGOREORDER. The track includes the lyrics, “fu*k her like I hate her”, which is something that we were pretty curious about, therefore we had to […]

    Continue reading »

  • Interview w/ THE VANDALS: Joe Escalante & Warren Fitzgerald Chat with Morgan Murdaface

    Interview w/ THE VANDALS: Joe Escalante & Warren Fitzgerald Chat with Morgan Murdaface

    Morgan Murdaface got the opportunity to interview Joe Escalante and Warren Fitzgerald of The Vandals at Mohawk in Austin on Friday, June 13, 2014. The guys were all very cool, and even told us to steal some of their beers, which we gladly did. I definitely need to learn to hold back my little girlie laugh while behind the camera though. Almost ruined the interview… LOL We also got some really good live footage of Krum Bums, Threes Away, Buried […]

    Continue reading »

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  • Interview: Ryan Sheckler at X Games Austin

    Interview: Ryan Sheckler at X Games Austin

    Met up with Ryan Sheckler after his practice session on Thursday, June 5 before the official X Games Austin events started at Circuit of the Americas (COTA). Really nice down to earth dude! Peep the interview here and feel free to share it as well! Interviewer: Tana Lea Morton

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  • Interview w/ Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind

    Interview w/ Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind

    Third Eye Blind, who dropped classic tunes such as “Semi-Charmed Life”, “Jumper” and “Never Let You Go,” will be back as one of the main attractions of SXSW 2013. Frontman, Stephan Jenkins, and company are working on their fifth studio album to follow up 2009’s “Ursa Major” which debuted No. 1 on the digital charts that rocked capacity crowds in Austin in 2010. Third Eye Blind have quietly kept a pulse as a cult favorite selling out venues wherever they […]

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  • Video: Interview with Keith Morris at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012

    Video: Interview with Keith Morris at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012

    Here’s a fashionably late interview with Keith Morris (Black Flag, The Circle Jerks, Off) which was conducted by Stig Stench of StenchRadio.com.

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  • Summer Interview with Ghostland Observatory

    Summer Interview with Ghostland Observatory

    “Tonight we GLO!” the catch phrase my friends and I have coined every time we are getting ready for a Ghostland Observatory concert. If they play somewhere in Texas, there is a good chance we will be there. SInce their formation in 2003 Ghostland has formed somewhat of a cult following. Their crowd mimic costumes of Aaron Behrens’ once long braids and Thomas Turner’s Texas flag cape. The two band members have sold out shows across the Country and bring […]

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  • 311 & Slightly Stoopid at Whitewater & RyMo Interview

    311 & Slightly Stoopid at Whitewater & RyMo Interview

    With more than a decade of making music together, the members of Slightly Stoopid have perfected one of the rarest and most valuable skills a band can develop: the art of the stealth groove, that knack for quietly, almost innocently, sliding into a composition, and utterly lassoing anyone within earshot by mid-song. That’s where the band has come to reside, musically: deep in the pocket, that ever-elusive, funky trench where a band can entrance an audience, hypnotize it and hold […]

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  • Beer, Pizza, Music, & a Quick Chat w/ WORKAHOLICS

    Beer, Pizza, Music, & a Quick Chat w/ WORKAHOLICS

    Their most anticipated season yet, Workaholics Season 3 premieres May 29th at 9:30 p.m. CT on Comedy Central. When they are not filming, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson and Kyle Newacheck are out having a blast and hosting parties just like they did during their free House Party at South By South West at Icenhauers. Having more than 10,000 RSVP’s, we inevitably had a hard time getting into this shindig, but after speaking to the right people we finally […]

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  • Clown of Slipknot & His New Book… APOCALYPTIC NIGHTMARE JOURNEY

    Clown of Slipknot & His New Book… APOCALYPTIC NIGHTMARE JOURNEY

    When I received news of a set interview with Shawn Crahan from Slipknot, my jaw dropped. When their self-titled debut album dropped in 1999, the songs “Wait and Bleed”, “(Sic),” “Surfacing,” and “Spit It Out” did not stop playing in my home. Seeing Slipknot live is an incredible experience. These guys have so much energy when they go on stage. They killed it when I had the privilege of checking them out during their “Tattoo The Earth Tour 2000” in […]

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  • Perez Hilton’s…. One Night in Austin Interview & Recap

    Perez Hilton’s…. One Night in Austin Interview & Recap

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  • Rebelution “Peace of Mind Tour 2012”

    Rebelution “Peace of Mind Tour 2012”

    Santa Barbara natives Rebelution made their mark at Stubbs BBQ on February 10th, yet again. With a sold out crowd this could have possibly turned into a two night show. The release of their latest album “Peace of Mind” generates a reggae rock fusion sound. Lead singer Eric Rachmany’s vocals carry on a smooth sound that keeps every song catchy. As bassist Marley Williams danced around and strummed that first chord, the stage quickly filled up with smoke. Not only […]

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  • Making a Sublime Comeback

    Making a Sublime Comeback

    I remember my friend popping the cassette tape in his car one day. As the heavy bass and drum started the album off, I was looking at this tripped-out sun on the album cover with the word SUBLIME on top and 40oz to Freedom on the bottom. I thought it was so sick. As the record (or tape) played on, it was tough to not bob your head to the jams. I instantly became a fan of Sublime and loved […]

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  • Interview: Dirty Rock Nation with Billy Milano

    Interview: Dirty Rock Nation with Billy Milano

    Billy Milano LITERALLY…Has something to say. DirtyRockNation.com sits down for an in-depth conversation with metal musics most misunderstood frontman. We meet Milano in the parking lot of Music Lab in Austin and this Texas heat is hot as fuck. “Who is this interview for?” asks the front man of the notorious thrash metal bands Method of Destruction (M.O.D.) and Storm Troopers of Death (S.O.D.) as he makes a beeline for the recording studio. Surely he’s just reminding himself, we rationalize, because […]

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  • The ADICTS – A Quick Conversation with Monkey Before Europe

    The ADICTS – A Quick Conversation with Monkey Before Europe

    O my little brothers. After 30 years and counting, The Adicts are still glazing devotchkas and malchicks with their rainbows and ultra violence. Hailing from Ipswich, Suffolk, England, this UK 80’s punk band was not always called “The Adicts.” Beginning life in late 1975 as “Afterbirth & The Pinz” and later going through different names such as “Fun Adicts” and “ADX,” the Adicts finally stuck. The bands “Droog” outfits and Singer Monkey’s glamorous costumes are an inspiration of Anthony Burgess’ […]

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  • Review: Lights All Night 2014 Was One For The Books

    Review: Lights All Night 2014 Was One For The Books

    As you probably know, Lights All Night is a rapidly growing EDM festival in Dallas, Texas. 2010 began the phenomenon that is LAN with a humbling crowd of 1,700 and three stages. The following year, the festival turned into a two-night venture and the crowd multiplied to approximately 20,000! And with impressive acts like Skrillex, Tiesto, and Bassnectar to name a few, it’s no wonder that LAN continues to grow with immense speed. LAN is an experience like no other. […]

    Continue reading »

  • Interview: Justin Durant of the Dallas Cowboys talks about his injury & Super Bowl Projection

    Interview: Justin Durant of the Dallas Cowboys talks about his injury & Super Bowl Projection

    It was nice to interview our homie from the Dallas Cowboys, Justin Durant, a couple of weeks ago at his Boys & Girls Club charity event at Olivella’s Pizza Kitchen in Downtown Dallas! Tana and Lacie got him to talk about his injury, what he watches on Netflix (lol), his favorite artists, South By Southwest coming up this Spring where they throw me under the bus, and of course his projection for the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs! Also, don’t […]

    Continue reading »

  • Lights All Night 2014: Best End of the Year Party in Texas!

    Lights All Night 2014: Best End of the Year Party in Texas!

    I thought our interview with Caked Up in San Marcos a couple of weeks ago was going to be our last show of the year, but how could we pass up Lights All Night in Dallas, especially with this epic lineup. Last time we attended Lights All Night was in 2012 at the Cotton Bowl where we saw epic sets by Diplo, Flux Pavillion, Nero, Calvin Harris, Bassnectar, Keys N Krates, Zeds Dead, 12th Planet, Crizzly and our homies Ghostland […]

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  • Housecore Horror Fest: Austin’s Hardcore Show of the Year

    Housecore Horror Fest: Austin’s Hardcore Show of the Year

    The metal event of the year is coming to Austin for the second time. The man himself Philip Anselmo is throwing this epic film/music festival called Housecore Horror Festival. The lineup alone has me more excited than the first time that I got laid! Aside from the incredible bands that are playing (Danzig, Gwar, Superjoint, Napalm Death, Eyehategod etc…) the reunion of the original cast of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has got to be a highlight for any horror fan! […]

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  • ACL Fest News: Lorde releases new single, “Yellow Flicker Beat”, just in time for 2nd Weekend

    ACL Fest News: Lorde releases new single, “Yellow Flicker Beat”, just in time for 2nd Weekend

    Lorde‘s highly anticipated ACL Festival debut on weekend 2 (Oct. 10-12) will most likely hold a nice surprise for her die hard fans and casual fans alike. She just released her new single, “Yellow Flicker Beat“, for the third and final installment of The Hunger Games today on iTunes, Spotify, and Youtube. Although it feels like she just recently released her album, Pure Heroin, producing multiple hits, she strives to stay relevant dropping this new track for such an epic […]

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  • Interview: BORGORE Talks About “Hate” + Tincup & Crichy Crich Collab @ The Marc

    Interview: BORGORE Talks About “Hate” + Tincup & Crichy Crich Collab @ The Marc

    We got a chance to catch up with Borgore, EDM’s king of ratchet bass, at The Marc for it’s one year anniversary celebration on 9/6/14. Our new interviewer, Torrie Blake, and Borgore briefly discussed the recent collaboration of TINCUP and Crichy Crich along with his inspiration for the track, “Hate“, off of Borgore’s latest album, #NEWGOREORDER. The track includes the lyrics, “fu*k her like I hate her”, which is something that we were pretty curious about, therefore we had to […]

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  • Drunkest Drummer Ever and Still Kills It

    Drunkest Drummer Ever and Still Kills It

    You think the drummer in your band has a drinking problem? Check out this dude! He’s still a beast though!

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  • 8/31/14: A Last Minute Blog Post for FLOAT FEST

    8/31/14: A Last Minute Blog Post for FLOAT FEST

    Last minute blog post, so let’s get to the point… You do not want to miss this y’all!. Portugal the Man, Bun B, Grouplove, STRFKR, locals Whiskey Shivers, RUN DMT, and our homie, Zeale! Pre-sale tickets are still going for $40, but if you’d like to step it up a notch, VIP tickets are going for $120 which includes free food, drinks, and a shaded side stage viewing spot. I’ve seen every one of the previously stated artists live, but […]

    Continue reading »

  • UPDATE – 7/18/14: MERCER @ Kingdom (Ticket Giveaway)

    UPDATE – 7/18/14: MERCER @ Kingdom (Ticket Giveaway)

    We are proud to announce our new promo partnership with RealMusic Events. We will now be hosting ticket giveaway contests for all of their shows, and providing coverage, pictures, and interviews for a select portion of them as well. Mercer, who will be performing at Kingdom on July 18, 2014 will be the first show that we will be involved in! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and to visit our site for more ticket giveaways, show coverage, previews, […]

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  • Help Gibroni’s Texicalican Kitchen on their Final KICKSTARTER Push

    Help Gibroni’s Texicalican Kitchen on their Final KICKSTARTER Push

    So y’all… Today is the last day for Gibroni’s Texicalican Kitchen’s Kickstarter… They have already reached their goal, but all additional support and donations will all contribute towards the purchase of their food truck. Just another food truck in Austin? Not so fast! These guys have it all planned out, including the distribution of their own Sauce, or “Sawse” as Anthony Gioutsous, the founder, likes to call it. I ended up meeting Anthony and the crew at a pool party […]

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