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 punkeros Sober Daze release new music video and announce unofficial SXSW performances

Earlier today Austin-based punkeros Sober Daze released their new skate/music video for “Live To Shred.” The single is their first from their forthcoming 7” split with San Antonio’s Knockin’ Chucks, scheduled for an April release from the group’s own Dazed Records. The 7″ will be made available in both vinyl and digital download formats. Sober […]

[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 […]

[8/17] Preview: Krum Bums & Los Skarnales play Nick Curran benefit at Red 7

Nick Curran is blues-rockin’ bad ass that is embraced and loved by all who know him, but especially from the local punk rock community due to playing guitar for Dallas-based rockabilly great Ronnie Dawson. Curran also played with The Fabulous Thunderbirds, punk band Deguello and with Los Lowlifes. In 2010, Curran was diagnosed with oral […]

[5/19] Preview: Los Skarnales, Heather Go Psycho & Viet-Ruse at Flamingo Cantina

Now that we are over our Pachanga Fest hangover from last weekend, Latin Music month continues here in Austin with yet another killer Austin Vida showcase tonight at Flamingo Cantina. For the first time ever on an Austin Vida showcase we are presenting the biggest band to come out of Houston, Los Skarnales.  Yes, those […]

Free Week Photo Recap: Austin Vida showcase at Red 7

Red 7 is one of the premier hardcore venues, not only in Austin but arguably in the country. It is one of the few clubs that regularly hosts punk, metal and hardcore acts that the kids who wear black t-shirts love. I oughta know because I am a grown-up version of one of those kids. […]

Austin Vida presents first “Punk Rock Latino” showcase during Free Week at Red 7

Free Week in Austin is an annual event that takes place during the first week of January. A  handful of the city’s independent live music venues waive cover charges and host an array of Austin’s best local artists. The idea is get Austinites a chance to see more Austin artists and provide the artists a […]

Video interview: The Young Maths at Stubb’s

Headlining the Red River Noise farewell showcase (our sister site) tonight will be The Young Maths from McAllen, Texas. The indie dance-rock quartet is one of the most energetic and dynamic live performers to come out of South Texas. No stranger to Austin, The Young Maths performed at Mohawk last fall and Stubb’s indoor in […]

Listen: “Latin Roots” by The Young Maths

This past Friday McAllen, Texas indie-punk band The Young Maths released their new single “Latin Roots” on iTunes. “Latin Roots” is the first single off their forthcoming EP titled ERRORRS due in July. If it is anything like their previous releases, expect high energy tracks that leave you sweaty from dancing along to catchy hooks […]