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By Metal Dave Glessner When it comes to bulletproof credentials, Chris Gates is rock-n-roll Kevlar. During his early years with the Big Boys, Gates helped pioneer the punk-funk template that was equally pillaged and praised by everyone from the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Henry Rollins to the myriad bands that rock Austin’s annual Big Boys-indebted […]

New album ‘Welcome to Gatesville’ drops Sept. 16 The simple joys of domestic sobriety fit Chris Gates like a trucker cap. A former punk-rocker and recovering blues-metal hellion (in the Big Boys and Junkyard, respectively), the Austin singer/songwriter/guitarist now resides in Gatesville where family, glory days and backyard barbecues are all the talk of the town.  […]