Posts Tagged ‘metal dave’

By Metal Dave Glessner According to a source more reliable than my memory, I first met Mykel Foster onboard a Buckcherry tour bus outside a Houston club in December 2008. When a mutual friend later called to tell me he was putting together a new band with “that guy you met on the Buckcherry bus,” I drew […]

LATE NIGHTS AND VOODOO: On the Buckcherry tour bus with singer Josh Todd in Houston, 2008. We met in 1999 after I was hired to write the band’s debut bio for DreamWorks Records. We’ve had a blast ever since! To mark the milestone of 2Fast2Die’s 100th post today (cue deafening applause), I decided to fulfill a […]

By Metal Dave Glessner So the Shotgun Rebels recently rolled into town from San Angelo to play an Austin gig with two of my favorite bands, Broken Teeth and New Disaster. Knowing that a band on the road always appreciates food, beer and a cool place to hang out before showtime, I invited the Rebels […]

  ABOVE: Birthday Crew 2011, L-R: Frankie Nowhere, Johnny Venom, Abel Idle, Metal Dave, Natchet Taylor. By Metal Dave Glessner Back in the day, my birthday parties were the stuff of legend. Think “Animal House” meets Megadeth and you’ll start to envision the wreckage. Most of these black-tie affairs took place in San Antonio or just outside […]

ABOVE: Houston and I writing songs together in 2004. The longtime Austin punk rocker celebrates his 39th birthday April 3 and continues to fight cancer. Be sure to wish Houston a Happy Birthday this weekend and make plans to attend one of the upcoming benefit gigs being held in his honor. Do it for Huey! Info below. […]

I first met Vains of Jenna in 2006 when half the band was too young to drink (what happens in Austin, stays in Austin … especially during SXSW). The kids from Sweden were being hyped as a new-generation Motley Roses, so of course I went sniffing for trouble and immediately liked what I found (as […]