Texas occult metal band Venomous Maximus will release its new album Beg Upon the Light Oct. 30 via Occulture Records. The band recorded at Origin Sound in Houston, with a head space described as "somewhere between an Alejandro Jodorowsky film and a New Orleans voodoo den." Beg Upon the Light's striking cover art was designed by artist Dann Miller and builds on the band's ever-evolving themes, including, among other things, magic, alchemy, extra-sensory perception and astrology, subjects "on the ...
The rock music is a constant. But this week it’s taken a distinctly Texas twist courtesy of new releases from Houston power pop rockers Ashbury Keys and Austin heavy garage trailblazers American Sharks.
We’ll start at the lighter end of the pool. Ashbury Keys (David Keys, vox-gtr; Darwin Keys, drums-vox; and Bill Walter, bass-vox) turn in the kind of hook-laden, guitar driven, upbeat music that should already have seen them huge everywhere. Their new 5-song EP, ‘Wake Up,&rsqu...
Bruce and Chris head north for a night in the company of Ozzy Osbourne and his fans.
We love us some MMA here at GonzoGeek.
That's why we're extremely excited about covering this weekend's Strikeforce Houston show live from theToyota Center on Saturday night.
I will be in attendance and blogging live from the show.
Matt and I will have our predictions for the fights up shortly.
I'm also trying to squeeze in a peek at the upcoming EA Sports MMA video game tomorrow.
Just last night, KJ Noons, local guy and MMA fighter, threw out the fi...
Those of you familiar with dUg (Doug) Pinnick likely know him best as the frontman/songwriter/bassist of Texas rock legends King's X. He's still being there and doing that, but in the meantime he's been one busy man with a number of side projects.
Most fully formed among these are Razr 13 and A.N.M. Razr 13 has been playing with increasing frequency in Texas and Little Texas (err...Oklahoma) to larger more enthusiastic crowds and increased critical praise each and every show.
dUg's role in thi...
Kuwaiti Company Makes Huge Gas Find in Texas
So let me get this straight; letting China (CNOOC) buy Unocal was somehow an afront to both our security and our sensibilities as Americans, but it's OK to lease onshore drilling rights in the US to companies from Kuwait?? How does that benefit us in this time of dire need?
It probably doesn't, but given Halliburton's involvement and the Bush family's Saudi and Kuwaiti ties, it's not hard to imagine who it does benefit.
We made it through Ike OK. Especially compared to so many others who have suffered and lost so much.
Sunset, Friday night, Sept. 12, 2008
At 11:36 pm on Friday, Sept. 12 our power went out. Ike still hadn't made landfall. But the amount of water pouring into Galveston via storm surge was already quite frigtening, even from afar. Mandatory evacution orders had been issued long before. That night the wind blew. It blew hard. We lost a small tree in the backyard and four br...