The new record is almost here !  05/04 is the release date. . . .   It comes in a beautiful 6 panel digipak.   All pre-orders come with a free copy of the new Velvet Blue Music sampler cd ’10 Significant Others’, so you only have 5 days left to do this – order here : !  For those of you who just can’t wait … the record is available now at Itunes here.  And last but not least the new record will also be out (maybe mid May) on vinyl, thanks to XRA Records.
Go hear, see, read :
Go see Burr live :
05/06 Fort Worth @ 8.0
05/08 Austin, TX @ Lambert’s
05/13 Ft. Worth, TX @ Central Market
05/14 Dallas, TX @Kessler Theater
05/19 Dallas, TX @ Reinfields
05/21 Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silverleaf w/ Telegraph Canyon
05/27 Frisco, TX @ Lochrann’s
06/03 Dallas, TX @ AT&T Performing Arts Center
07/08 Dallas, TX @ Barefoot at Belmont


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HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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My Epic performing their last final show before COVID-19

Between the White Noise

My Epic's last full-length album came out in 2013; despite a number of EPs along the way, the band's dedication to their craft, lyrical approach, and unyielding approach to let the music come naturally has made them critical darlings. Now, they're learning to interact and feed a rabid fanbase in between albums and in a new normal.


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Employed to Serve

Forward Under a Dying Sun

Most of these days, the sun rises and sets on a world that feels like it's dying. Across the pond, where Employed to Serve calls home, they're learning how to support their latest record a year into its release. HM contributor Andrew Voigt recently sat down with Justine Jones to learn more about the band, marrying your bandmates, and their outside shot at touring with Rammstein.


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Comrades 2020

Becoming Comrades

The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.


Photo by Quinsey Sablan

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