dUg Pinnick (King's X) and Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam) have been trying to get their (joint) musical act together for the better part of 15 years now. As musicians in two very hard working bands, however, little more than small snatches of time could ever be cobbled together. Both men very much wanted to do it, … Continue reading Tres Mts. – Stubbs – Austin, Tex. – SXSW, Mar. 19, 2011
Hardly any of these songs were released this year. Not many more of these clips were made this year. So what does this list amount to? The musical things I enjoyed most during my time online in 2010. What do you get out of it? A one-stop collection of great audio-visual entertainment spanning the last … Continue reading Top 10 Music Clips of 2010
Like a lot of bands, King's X members have generally written songs on their own before presenting them to the band. Unlike almost all of them, however, King's X has also chosen to start releasing multi-track demos of many of their songs for the fans to get a good listen. 'Songs From The Closet' is bassist/vocalist … Continue reading dUg – ‘Songs From The Closet (Doug Pinnick Demos Vol. 1)’ – the review
Every once in a while even a Geek ends up with too many out-on-the-town options. Oct. 13, 2010, was one such night. Choice #1: The final night of the Accept/King's X tour at House of Blues in the latter's hometown. Choice #2: A one-off screening of homegrown horror phenomenon 'Sweatshop' (featuring Jeremy Sumrall as The Beast), … Continue reading Geeks Gone Wild!: King’s X + Accept, Houston
God Bless America! Welcome to July dear readers. Its time once again for fireworks, family and competitive eating. And speaking of eating, how about a slice of cheesecake. Say hello to Jessica Simpson and her patriotic bikini won't you? Jess became our cheesecake this week by process of elimination. I couldn't stomach the idea of using … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 7/2/10
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 … Continue reading dUg Pinnick update: Razr 13 + A.N.M.
Galactic Cowboys (Alan Doss, drums; Ben Huggins, vocals; Monty Colvin, bass, Wally Farkas, guitar) will be playing their first live dates in 10 years less than one month from now. Three dates in Texas in three nights: Aug. 13-15; Dallas, Austin, and Houston. The band agreed to talk with GonzoGeek in advance of these dates to let … Continue reading Galactic Cowboys Reunion Interview, Part 2: Ben and Monty – The Past
This was originally going to be a review. Then proscrastination got in the way. Then Hurricane Ike. Anyway, I know how devoted Kings X fans are (being one) so I thought I'd go ahead and post these pics anyway. I went to this show with my friend Kolby. It was a good old-home time for … Continue reading Kings X – Rock the Bayou after party