Author Archives: Trevor Wallace

Songs of Life and Death – An Izzy Cox Tribute Album, Vol. 1 with Reminiscences

Izzy Cox was a Canadian import to Austin via L.A. She had already established herself in some of the more obscure genre scenes that include such uplifting monikers as murderbilly, voodoobilly and steampunk (probably due to her love of vintage … Continue reading

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Lucid Dreaming – A Tribute to Leonard Smith – Abigail and Hansel, Aurora Plastics Company, Early Stages, Alma Lee Cameron, Book of Shadows, ST-37, Liquid Sac – Sahara Lounge, May 13, 2018

On April 3, 2018, I got on Facebook and received a shock I was not prepared for. This issue of┬áRank and Revue was already slated to contain memorial/tribute pieces to JJ Offender and Mike Carroll. Then the Izzy Cox tribute … Continue reading

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The Pistolators, The Hormones, The Sweethearts – April 13th, 2018 Carousel Lounge

An open letter to Tim Stegall: Hey, buddy, We’ve known one another a long damn time. Three decades is a bit of a stretch but it certainly doesn’t qualify as hyperbole. I’ve reasons to respect you, laugh at you, call … Continue reading

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Uncle Piehole – S/T

This is what happens when OG punk rockers channel the spirit of an aging Yellow Dog Democrat with a drinking problem so monolithic the local sheriff was forced to confiscate even his riding lawnmower. Consisting of members of a variety … Continue reading

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Mike Carroll tribute with East Side Suicides, Crack Pipes, Poison 13/Lord High Fixers Hoot, Sugar Shack – SideBar during Chili Dog Fest, March 18, 2018

I missed Poison 13 while they were an active band. They pre-dated my move to town by a few years and at the time (mid-80s), the band from Austin I was rabid about was Scratch Acid. Upon arrival to attend … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen vs Donald Trump

On November 8, 2016 the obsolete Electoral College of the United States did its fellow citizens – and the world as a whole – a huge disservice by placing Donald Trump in the White House. The same day Leonard Cohen, … Continue reading

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