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The Secret Spot of Mayhem Fest
Scorpion Child’s wasteland sting
" hit the sweet spot on the bill. For Mayhem Fest at the Austin 360 Amphitheater Friday, that meant..."

Aug. 5, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Housecore Horror Film Festival Programming Announced
Underground fan fest combines heavy metal and horror films
"...Oh, the horror! The inaugural Housecore Horror Film Festival dropped a slate of picks today, but the scariest..."

April 1, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Making Bedfellows of Metal and Bloody Movie Mayhem
Phil Anselmo and Corey Mitchell unleash the Housecore Horror Film Festival in 2013
"...Does Austin need another film festival? Legendary metal vocalist Phil Anselmo and writer Corey..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival 2018: Picks
In the bounty of improv, sketch, & stand-up, some of our picks
" dog days when the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival shows up to provide a week of comic relief..."

Aug. 28, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Film Festival Announces Preliminary Lineup
Slumdog Millionaire, Synedoche, New York confirmed
"...just us or does Austin now have more film festivals per capita than Smurfville had little blue not-so-meanies? Here..."

Sept. 20, 2008 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2002
"...did. I'd managed to avoid the Sick & Twisted festival -- an offshoot of Spike & Mike's more tasteful..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Death By Festival Brings the Horror and Metal for a Good Cause
13 hours of ghoulish cinematic creations
"...Scaring is caring. When the inaugural Death By Festival splatters the walls and shakes the foundations at the..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

ATX Television Festival 2017
Fargo and Legion creator Noah Hawley comes home
"...When the ATX Television Festival returns this weekend (starting tonight, Thu., June 8), fans,..."

June 9, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Last Minute Out of Bounds Comedy Festival Recommendations
Here are some recos for OOB shows to catch Thursday-Sunday
" dog days when the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival shows up to provide a week of comic relief..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Arts Feature

Cinematexas 2002 International Short Film Festival
The ins and outs of the Cinematexas 2002 International Short Film Festival
"...For a festival devoted to the celebration of short films, the schedule..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...GREEN PAJAMAS: Obscure in any environment except a music-lovers festival and say, indie record shops like Minus Zero in..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...locks horns in an epic struggle between metal and mayhem. (Emo's, Midnight) -- Raoul Hernandez..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Chaos in Tejas Live (Finale): Red 7 Metal Mayhem
Eternal Champion/Speedwolf/Satan’s Satyrs/Abigail/Manilla Road
" bands is a great way to spend a festival, but witnessing a classic metal act still in its..."

June 3, 2013 Music Post by Michael Toland

SXSW Unleashes the Midnighters
Mayhem, 68 Kill, plus Behind the Mask retrospective
"...rights at SXSW. Just as the rest of the Festival has been heavy on world premieres, so the Midnighters..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Rocky Mountain High
Austin Brewers at the Great American Beer Festival
" Denver, Colorado, for the annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF)...."

Nov. 15, 1996 Food Feature by Pableaux Johnson

Housecore Horror Gets Infested by Goblin
Seminal Italian band to perform 'Suspiria' soundtrack live
"...The Housecore Horror Film Festival has been threatening to merge music and on-screen mayhem,..."

April 25, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Witch
Madness, mayhem, and witchcraft beset a family in 1630s New England
"...feature director Robert Eggers’ slow-burning descent into madness and mayhem in 1630s New England. The Witch, which made its..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Housecore Horror to Open the 'The Profane Exhibit'
Festival to debut extreme horror anthology
"...will be opening at the first Housecore Horror Film Festival...."

May 16, 2013 Screens Post

"...Distribution company Artisan Entertainment, which also promotes such acclaimed festival fare as Pi and The Cruise, is surely hoping..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Adds Midnighters and More
Horror lineup announced, plus shorts and more
"...Booking a film festival is about whittling. This year, the SXSW Film Festival..."

Feb. 9, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Trying to Reason with Hurricane Season
Two cults beat as one: Jimmy Buffett & Sixto Rodriguez
"...Alamo City metal gatherings such as Ozzfest and the Mayhem Festival, its sometimes balmy, often humid, occasionally thunderstruck hillside..."

May 7, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Gay Place
The Austin's Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary
"...Austin's Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival returns today and we're so excited to celebrate its..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

King of the Hill
It's lights, camera, action for the Hill Country Film Festival
"...If diving headfirst into the beautiful mayhem of the South by Southwest Film Festival necessitates beta-blockers..."

April 26, 2013 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Moontower 6: First Comics Announced
Ali Wong, Patton Oswalt, and Ralphie May lead list of 50 acts
"...of comedians for the 2017 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Among the names of the first 50 funny folk..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Crawl With the Authors of Your Favorite Books
The Texas Book Festival's Lit Crawl gets weird & boozy with 'em
" was called Litquake – and known as "literary mayhem at its finest." Here in the ATX, though, we've..."

Oct. 22, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Housecore Horror Gets Loud
Music lineup confirms Ansemlo and Goblin double headers
"...It may call itself the Housecore Horror Film Festival, but with Pantera main man Phil Anselmo and"

June 7, 2013 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Levitation Q&A: Sunn O)))
Saturday at Carson Creek Ranch – robes, fog, records, et al.
"...grunge. Guitarist/bassist Greg Anderson addressed its distinctive sound becoming festival friendly...."

April 27, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

The Way of the Iron Dragon
Action film festival gets really hands-on
" home streaming a tsunami of mind-blowing martial arts mayhem starring the likes of Donnie Yen, Chow Yun-fat, or..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

DVDanger: Tokyo Tribe
Sion Sono's deranged, delirious hip-hop musical rocks
" a two-hour fountain of crazy, unapologetic, wondrous musical mayhem...."

Dec. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Latin melting pot fuses into Pachanga Fest
"...Old Settler's Music Festival broke out from bluegrass a decade ago, Austin Psych..."

May 10, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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