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(Dangerous) Toys for Christmas!
Jason McMaster checks his annual (set)list
"...bring their kids!” So crowed Jason McMaster’s email about Dangerous Toys’ annual reunion – Saturday, Dec. 7, at the..."

Dec. 5, 2013 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Dangerous Toys Playtime Again
Saturday's Red Eyed Fly gig is now an annual holiday fave
"...time!” Jason McMaster throws down the gauntlet for the Dangerous Toys reunion at Red Eyed Fly Saturday. “Mark Geary,..."

Nov. 29, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Dangerous Toys This Holiday Season
Is that fidget spinner really a killing machine?
"...publicizing their 32nd annual “Trouble in Toyland” report itemizing dangerous children’s toys during the holiday season...."

Nov. 27, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Boy Toys
Dangerous Toys get re-dangerous
"...UPDATE: Dangerous Toys bassist Mike Watson was admitted to the hospital..."

May 27, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Why You Shouldn't Stick Toys in Your Mouth
The full list of those recalled Mattel and Fisher Price toys.
"...For those of you wondering exactly which Mattel toys might give your child lead poisoning, the Attorney General..."

Aug. 14, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

“Beth Consetta Rubel: Higher Learning: Educational Toys
Rubel’s solo show is cutting when it comes to Bill Cosby and Rachel Dolezal, but it also explores the complexities of race
" central to Beth Consetta Rubel's "Higher Learning: Educational Toys." A series of colored pencil portraits features influential African-Americans..."

June 9, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Toy Story
Dangerous Toys' Jason McMaster
"...lyrics about my dick anymore," says Jason McMaster of Dangerous Toys. Clearly, this Jason McMaster is a more mature..."

Dec. 8, 1995 Music Feature

The Ageless Climate of the Rock Star
Jason McMaster of Dangerous Toys: “I Don’t Regret Anything”
"...December evokes nostalgia like no other month, so seeing Dangerous Toys on the calendar for this Saturday, December 3,..."

Nov. 30, 2011 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Welcome to the Jungle
Metal and alt-rock collide and flourish during the Back Room's glory years
"...pages, 1988 to 1995. It was the age of Dangerous Toys and Pariah, when Pearl Jam and Stone Temple..."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Ray Seggern

100% Texan
Kevin Fowler is among the brightest of the Young Texas rising stars.
"...of every story on me, they gotta talk about Dangerous Toys!"..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Big Crapshoot
Tracking South by Southwest
" that way." [SXSW showcase: Thursday, Stubb's, Midnight] The Dangerous Toys Since 1988, The Dangerous Toys have been widely..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Politics Gift Guide
Let the Chronicle News staff stuff your stockings this year
" eat the small parts that come with our toys and gadgets, but the little ones, well, you know..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature

Texas Records

Nov. 24, 1995 Music Review

Final Countdown
Thirty-three years of Back Room shows and events can hardly be summed up in one timeline
"...March 1988: Dangerous Toys sign to Columbia Records after their SXSW Back..."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Off the Record
Putting on the gloves for round three of Fun Fun Fun Fest, Dangerous Toys go platinum, and Okkervil River stands for a fire demon
"...tentatively scheduled to record a new album next year. Toys in the Attic..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Dancing About Architecture
"...Dangerous Discs..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Lloyd Doggett Talks ACA, Tax Plan
The congressman took a few minutes from "Trouble in Toyland"
" the TexPIRG's annual "Trouble in Toyland" report on dangerous toys ( Afterward, we spoke briefly about recent congressional..."

Dec. 1, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Housecore Horror Gets Heavy Again
Metal/horror festival announces first bands and a very special guest
"...alone for long. Local metal legend Jason McMaster of Dangerous Toys, Broken Teeth and Watchtower brings his other other..."

June 24, 2014 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Five O'Clock Land
Closing Encore Records is no walk in the park for Chuck Lokey
"...Tragedy, and a compendium of employee Jason McMaster's band Dangerous Toys. Even with the sale in full swing, Encore's..."

Jan. 13, 2012 Music Feature by Adam Schragin

Exit Pole
Jason McMaster reflects on the passing of the Back Room
"...acts ever: seminal progressive metallurgists Watchtower and the gold-selling Dangerous Toys. Twenty years, and perhaps 20 bands, later, his..."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Conrad Keely and Juliette Lewis? Getting it on with the Trail of Dead, Frenchie, Cheap Trick, the Austin Music Commission, and our own Todd V. Wolfson.
"...Ramones, AC/DC, and ZZ Top covers, before Austin's own Dangerous Toys came barnstorming through with a fierce set of..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Dancing About Architecture
The Weak in Rock
"...upcoming tribute album to that famous cop-hatin' band. Broken Toys and Dangerous Teeth..."

July 23, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Greg Beets/Alternative
"...5. Dangerous Toys, the r*tist 4*merly known as dangerous toys (DMZ)..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Music Feature

Music Recommended
SPIRITUALIZED/SUPERGRASS Electric Lounge, Friday 20/ Saturday 21
"...the black and white waltzing maidens of your piano. DANGEROUS TOYS, CONTRADICKS Back Room, Saturday 21 Whoa! What's happened..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Music Feature

Updating the Big Eight
Austin's Torch-Bearing Indies
"...well into next year, DMZ will release their second Dangerous Toys effort in October, The R*tist 4*merly Known as..."

Sept. 15, 1995 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
The clubs just keep closing (or being raided by comptrollers), but at least we still have television.
"...would... Speaking of reunions, just how many bands can Dangerous Toysman Jason McMasters front? The reunited Toys are confirmed..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...led my Texas Music Hall of Famer Jason McMaster (Dangerous Toys) has shown they've got the songs, riffs, and..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Encore Records Closing
Metal music retailer shutting in September
"...reckoning. Hometown metal hero Jason McMaster, singer for Watchtower, Dangerous Toys, Broken Teeth, and Ignitor, worked there for years...."

Aug. 27, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

" Ignitor. On sixth LP since 2004, teas'n, pleas'n Dangerous Toys frontman Jason McMaster (Broken Teeth, Watchtower) leads this..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Music Awards Gallery, 1986-2000
"...Jason McMaster leading Dangerous Toys, 1991..."

March 2, 2017 Photo Gallery

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