Austin Ticket Giveaway: Girl In A Coma, Los Skarnales and Piñata Protest at Mohawk

San Antonio’s Girl In A Coma have left a permanent tattoo on the hearts of music lovers with their piercing songs and nuclear performances. They’ve blazed a singular trail since Nina Diaz joined the band at age 13 and have found champions and comrades along the way including Joan Jett who signed them, Morrissey, Sia, […]

[5/16] Preview: Piñata Protest at The Continental Club

Saturday, May 16, the big Latin music festival will not be the only place in town to see great Latin Alternative as San Antonio punkeros Piñata Protest headline a great three band bill at iconic South Congress venue, The Continental Club. They’ll be joined by fellow San Antonio punk band Fea, a side-project of members […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Metalachi, Piñata Protest at The Belmont

Metalachi, the self-proclaimed “first and only mariachi metal band,” is performing a headlining concert at The Belmont on Wednesday, Mar. 26. As you might guess from the group’s name, they cover popular metal and hard rock songs with a mariachi twist. With roots in Mexico, the band is composed of members Vecka De La Rockha, El Cucy, Pancho […]

Piñata Protest release new video for “La Cucaracha”

San Antonio-based punk band Piñata Protest is celebrating the release of their second full length album, El Valiente. The group had their Austin CD release show last week at Antone’s and those of us that went are still hungover. Their live show always leaves us wanting more and always seem to be over too quickly. […]

[5/16] Preview: Piñata Protest album release at Antone’s

The next nationally known musical act after Girl In A Coma to emerge from San Antonio was a group of four young vatos who love punk rock and Flaco Jimenez. In fact, the group learned to merge the two and create a new genre of punk coined as “puro pedo punk rock.” Not since Boston’s […]

[3/16] Preview: Austin Vida presents “Barrio Bash Vol. I” at Sahara Lounge

As the annual South By Southwest music fest nears its end, we want to give locals and welcomed visitors alike one more chance to see some of the country’s best Latin music before everything wraps up. We will be presenting five of our favorites from here in Texas to California on Saturday afternoon from noon […]