Archive for February, 2011

As Mick Mars might describe it, Metal Dave Productions and present a loud, rude, aggressive rock show Saturday, Feb. 26 at Austin’s Red Eyed Fly. A dress code of tattered denim and soiled black leather will be strictly enforced. Cleavage, tattoos and stilettos are optional (but highly encouraged and always appreciated). Billed as a […]

In 2006, I quit the corporate world and took a shot at becoming a full-time freelance writer. With bills to pay, my personal preferences went out the window forcing me to hustle for any and every writing gig that was even remotely related to rock music (hence an interview with INXS on the heels of […]

CHAOS MONGERS: At SXSW 2010 in Austin I¬†slipped “backstage” to meet Voivod bassist Blacky (above) and drummer Away (below right) just moments before they¬†stormed the stage (and got short-circuited by technical difficulties). Meeting Blacky for the first time last year was an honor as there was no dude more metal when I was younger (see […]