Posts Tagged ‘the cult’

NOTE: The Cult performs three times during SXSW in Austin this week. Two of the three shows are free to the public. Info below. The band is promoting its upcoming new album, “Choice of Weapon,” due May 22. By Metal Dave If there’s common ground between an intellectual and a rock star, the stereotype would […]

NOTE: The Cult makes its 2012 concert debut at SXSW in Austin next week. Two of the three shows are free to the public. Info below. The band is promoting its upcoming new album, “Choice of Weapon,” due May 22. By Metal Dave For a band that rose to prominence in the heyday of poodle-boy […]

NOTE: This article originally published in the Austin American-Statesman, March 6, 2012 SXSW PREVIEW: THE CULT RETURNS WITH NEW RECORD, ‘STILL INQUISITIVE, STILL PASSIONATE’ By David Glessner Special to the American-Statesman When you run with wolves and jackals, you get wise to the ways of survival. Just ask Ian Astbury, singer for the Cult. Reached […]

LINE ‘EM UP: Austin hard rock heroes Dangerous Toys reunite for their annual gig at Red Eyed Fly, Saturday Dec. 3. This 1990 photo features, from left to right, drummer Mark Geary, guitarist Danny Aaron, singer Jason McMaster, guitarist Scott Dalhover and bassist Mike Watson. Danny left the band in 1992 following the Toys’ sophomore album, […]

It seems I went through a Rob Zombie/Phil Anselmo phase in 1997 as evidenced by this photo of me and my beard hanging out with Slash. The photo was taken by my good friend Houston Ritcheson behind Austin’s now-defunct Back Room music venue when Mr. Top Hat was touring with his post Guns N’Roses/Snakepit cover […]

ABOVE: Ten Boots Stompin: Dangerous Toys in 1989 with Watson far right. It seems a lifetime of rock’n’roll has turned Mike Watson into a stark, raving – miniature tree enthusiast! Say wha? It’s true, but more on that later.   More pressing is welcome news that Watson and his hard-rocking Dangerous Toys are reuniting Dec. 4 to […]