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Sigh – Heir to Despair Review

  Sigh is a Japanese metal import that I first discovered between their Hangman’s Hymn and Scenes from Hell albums. The best way I can describe Sigh to most people is a Japanese Black Metal Mr. Bungle. I know that … Continue reading

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1981-2018: Threadgill’s closes its doors on Riverside

The city of Austin was forced to let go of another local landmark: Threadgill’s. As of December 2, 2018 – the doors to Threadgill’s are forever closed. Change is inevitable in a growing, booming city like Austin, Texas. The local … Continue reading

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Sniper 66 Interview

  When Sniper 66 first started, besides obviously kicking out badass jams, what was the driving force that gave Sniper 66 life? When me (Dylan) and Jeff started the band there wasn’t really any mission statement or goal we had … Continue reading

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Sniper 66 Annihilator Review

Sniper 66 is a staple in the vibrant Austin punk scene. They were one of those bands I listened to, but never knew was from Austin until I moved to Austin. Their sound is a generous mix of Oi! and … Continue reading

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All Monsters Attack! – Wendy WWAD

All Monsters Attack boasts a killer lineup featuring some of Austin’s old school elite musicians: Jason Craig on guitar and vocals, Snoopy Melvin on drums and vocals, and Matt Silaski on bass and vocals. Spawned from the bowels of ATX … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance – 30 AZ

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My Evening with Suckling, or – Five Aging Punks in a Knitting Circle

“Austin has two seperate music scenes,” Ezra Reynolds, organ grinder and the one in charge of “being antsy and really not much of a singer” in front of Suckling states with the authority of someone who knows. At the time, … Continue reading

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Red River Secrets, Pt. 1 – Is Elysium haunted? – Anne Heller

Red River Secrets Part 1: Is Elysium Haunted? By Anne Heller As I brought my first load of gear through the small door of Elysium (705 Red River, Austin 78701) on the afternoon of Wednesday August 22, a chill went … Continue reading

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Piñata Protest – Necio Nights – Rock de Kasba

Piñata Protest – Necio Nights – Rock de Kasba This record – hell, Piñata Protest’s entire career – is yet another on a long list of reasons that I kick myself for living in Texas and choosing to study German … Continue reading

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Lower Class Brats & Discharge at Rebellion UK – April Star Davis

Formed in Texas in 1995, Lower Class Brats create music that’s been described as a mixture of Punk, Oi!, 70’s Glam and hard hitting guitar driven rock & roll. This was the UK debut of the Lower Class Brats playing … Continue reading

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