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SLIS’s 17 Best Rock Albums of 2017

SLIS’s 17 Best Rock Albums of 2017: picking the best alternative and metal albums from a year that tested our sanity.  Let’s not mince words. 2017 was pretty shitty (remember when we thought 2016 was bad? Oh those were the days!). From the political landscape to natural disasters, mass shootings and the loss of icons, […]

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Concert Review: Toadies At Stubb’s

Concert Review: Toadies At Stubb’s: Texas rockers refuse to mellow with age with high energy Austin show. The Toadies set at Stubb’s last Friday proves why they’re still going on strong where so many of their Lone Star State contemporaries have faded into the woodwork. The band’s set pulled from their entire discography, including their […]

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Toadies ‘The Lower Side Of Uptown’ Review

Toadies ‘The Lower Side Of Uptown’ Review: Texas alt-rockers return with their best album since 1994’s Rubberneck On their 2015 album Heretics, the Toadies reworked their classic heavy tracks, giving songs like Possum Kingdom subdued acoustic makeovers that worked surprisingly well. Click here for my Heretics Review  And on their latest disc, The Lower Side […]

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Toadies Pay Tribute To David Bowie With Cover of ‘Heroes’

Toadies Pay Tribute To David Bowie With Cover of ‘Heroes’: band offer free download, encourage fans to donate to American Cancer Society in late singer’s honor. The death of David Bowie has shaken his fans to the core, and veteran Texas alt-rockers The Toadies are no exception. Click here for Why David Bowie’s Death Hurts […]

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Toadies ‘Heretics’ Review

Toadies ‘Heretics’ Review: Texas alternative heroes add an acoustic twist to their caustic rock sound.  “A running joke over the last 25 years is about putting keyboards and handclaps [in our music]…It’s a left turn for the band, and I can understand why a lot of fans would think we’re turning our backs on our roots. […]

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Toadies’ Vaden Todd Lewis Talks New Album ‘Heretics’

Toadies’ Vaden Todd Lewis Talks New Album ‘Heretics’: band frontman discusses new unplugged album, playing Summerland, and Dias De Los Toadies 2015 in our exclusive interview. Ft. Worth alternative rock veterans the Toadies are set to release their new album Heretics on September 18th (via Kirtland Records). The new disc features acoustic reinterpretations of vintage hits like Possum […]

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The Cush ‘Transcendental Heat Wave’ Review

The Cush ‘Transcendental Heat Wave’ Review: Forth Worth psych-rockers take listeners on a trippy voyage to 90’s shoegaze and beyond. The Cush may hail from the Lone Star State, but their sonic pedigree hearkens to the best elements of British alt-rock of the 90’s.That sound is front and center on their stellar new album Transcendental Heat […]

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Toadies’ Doni Blair Talks Rubberneck Tour, Dia De Los Toadies 2014

On August 23rd, The Toadies major label début Rubberneck turns 20 years old, but the band is celebrating its 20th anniversary milestone all year-long. The band released a remastered reissue of the alt-rock classic (Kirtland Records), which contains bonus tracks. They even have their signature Rubberneck Red Beer. And they’re playing the album in its entirety on their 2014 Rubberneck tour. I recently spoke to […]

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