King Diamond performs in concert during Day 2 of FunFunFun Fest at Auditorium Shores on November 8, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Photo © Manuel Nauta

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Round Two – Saturday Review

Austin, Texas – November 8, 2014: Austin was graced with another flawless autumn day to celebrate the second round of Fun Fun Fun Fest this year. There were a few major changes executed between Friday and Saturday of the festival, which created a much smoother entry process. The stages were also re-arranged on the second…

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2009: Crystal Antlers

For the type of music that the Crystal Antlers make, they sure look like a bunch normal guys. Minus the flannel shirts and Dr. Martens that ran rampant though grunge in the mid-90s, Crystal Anters bring a fresh look, and take on the decade old genre. Kevin Stuart (drums), Damian Edwards (percussion), Andrew King (guitar), Johnny Bell…

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2009: Les Savy Fav French Kisses Crowd

According to Les Savy Fav‘s outspoken vocalist Tim Harrington, their performance at this year’s Fun Fun Fun fest was an one act circus. There was a lizard mask, wedding dress, finger paints in both red and brown, blue underwear complimented by purple hose, a gigantic bouncing beer gut, and white gloves. Never one for subtleties, Harrington wrapped…

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2009: Foot Patrol Share Their Funky Festish

In between the Fun Fun Fun fest’s intense barrage of noise-rock and electronic punk, there was Foot Patrol. An entertaining brand of soulful funk with whimsical foot fetish lyrics. This Austin band is made up of Hung Nguyen (bass, producer), TJ Wade (keys, vocals), Austin Schell (guitar), Jeff Hoskins (drums), Kerim Peirce (saxophone), Rick Redman (trumpet), and…

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2009: Death Delivers

Brothers Bobby, David and Dannis Hackney make up the band DEATH, known now as the once forgotten “proto-punk” band of Detroit—at least as teh punk garage band that brewed before punk ever exploded on the scene in the late ’70s. These guys were developing the punk sound, without even knowing it, as early as 1972… The show started late…