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No Control Radio Presents: Scratch Acid w/ When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth
Nicole's show pick for Saturday
"...punk rock today because of the grit of Austin-born Scratch Acid and a handful of other Chicago bands. Formed..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Chron Events Post by Nicole Wagner

Bridge Farmers' Superior Acid Metal
Hawkwind and Sabbath didn't spawn the Austin trio, but they should have
"...heaviest moments with Sabbath's spaciest, Bridge Farmers channel superior acid metal. Garett Carr's thundering basslines join Kyle Rice's percussive..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Music Feature by Michael Toland

The Greatest Gift
An oral history unearthing one of post-punk's most seminal acts: Austin's Scratch Acid
"...It's a beautiful day for a Scratch Acid reunion...."

Sept. 1, 2006 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Playback – Typecast: David Yow & Brett Bradford
Scratch Acid and the Jesus Lizard in their new roles, plus a Twin Peaks themed concert
"...and Nineties crawling atop crowds as the frontman for Scratch Acid and the Jesus Lizard. Now a forthcoming wave..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Ain't That Love
Live review of Scratch Acid “reenactment” at Emo's East
" Saturday at Emo’s East, the tension onstage in Scratch Acid translated into 80 minutes of Austin post-punk history..."

Dec. 12, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
Electric Lounge's second act on the Eastside, catching up with Scratch Acid and Austin's other Voice contestants
"...Scratch Acid's confirmation for the Jeff Magnum-curated All Tomorrow's Parties..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Dicks Hate Police, Love David Yow
Jesus Lizard/Scratch Acid screamer headlines benefit
"...David Yow, the notorious Jesus Lizard/Scratch Acid frontman who lived in Austin from 1975-1988, returns..."

Sept. 30, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Texas Platters
Live Shot
"...Scratch Acid..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Arts & Entertainment
"...creating such mind-blowing lingerie from wires and LEDs and acid-etched metal plates that his work's been featured in Playboy..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Ken rants about moving under the Congress Ave. bridge.
"...Starting From Scratch..."

May 5, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Spray Paint evolves classic ATX post punk
"...Austin punk, before When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth to Scratch Acid and Butthole Surfers. Hear Stephenson's style-to-be on 1984..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Critics Poll
"...Melanie Haupt: Scratch Acid, Emo's..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Music Feature

Playback – SXSW: Zero Hour
SXSW started early this year, but now – as usual – everything hits at once
"...protean noise-rock practitioners born from the wreckage of Austin's Scratch Acid, whose unpredictable and often obscene performances made them..."

March 14, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: David Yow Meets the Jazzus Lizard
David Yow fronts the Jazzus Lizard, Cherubs knock off 22 years of rust, Preston Hubbard dies, and Blind Lemon Jefferson gets kicked off Texas license plates
"...Yow, a maniacal performer who came up locally with Scratch Acid before becoming one of the Nineties' most notorious..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: New No Wave, Old Dicks, and Woody Allen
US Weekly emerges, the Dicks reunite, and Woody Allen casts Kat Edmonson
"...guitarist Glen Taylor. In 2013, the Dicks enlisted Jesus Lizard/Scratch Acid screamer David Yow, who calls Floyd "one of..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Gypsy Son
Former Zeros front punk and True Believers co-captain Javier Escovedo circles back to Austin
"...rocker Jon Dee Graham, bassist Denny DeGorio, and former Scratch Acid dynamo Rey Washam, this triple-guitar army with advanced..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Jesus Lizard Book
Zeppelinesque hammer of the gods
"...Baby, Toxic Shock, Jerry's Kids), and post-punk (Butthole Surfers, Scratch Acid). From those latter loins rose the Jesus Lizard,..."

May 30, 2014 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Jesus Lizard
All hail the second coming
"...of the Jesus Lizard follows in the wake of Scratch Acid's blistering return three years ago...."

Nov. 6, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Reunion fever hits close to home: Faces, the Kinks, the Jesus Lizard, and more
"...Following in the wake of Scratch Acid's scorching return two years ago (see "The Greatest..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

About a Son
The new Kurt Cobain doc features music from some once-locals.
"...Leadbelly, and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Cobain’s meditations on Austin’s Scratch Acid, which preface “Owner’s Lament,” provide an interesting insight..."

Sept. 11, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Off the Record
" unexpected patron at a Jazzus Lizard performance. Legendary Scratch Acid and Jesus Lizard bassist David Wm. Sims stopped..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Music Column

Discussing the joys of Meatjoy with Deadwood's John Hawkes, a toast to Beerland's fifth anniversary, and Czeching out faded Western swing great Adolph Hofner
"...With apologies to the Cranberries, Scratch Acid and Meat Puppets have decided everybody else is..."

June 23, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

One Two Three Faw!
A brief history of Texas garage rock
"...its repertoire. The Big Boys, Butthole Surfers, Dicks, and Scratch Acid kept the punk spirit alive and slamming in..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Areola 51
Music Showcase
"...Vaughan, and countless others. In the hands of former Scratch Acid/Sangre de Toro guitar anti-hero Brett Bradford, however, it..."

March 15, 2002 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

Page Two
Austin music clubs are usually one of the first casualties in an economic downturn.
", the Big Boys, the Dicks, the Butthole Surfers, Scratch Acid, Poison 13, etc. This is no mea culpa,..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Column by Louis Black

Dancing About Architecture
Network Affiliations
"...Also from Capitol Records: That nice little Scratch Acid spinoff The Jesus Lizard releases their sophomore effort..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Wednesday Picks
SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...Emo's Main Last year, you couldn't reach up and scratch your nose at Hitchcock's showcase. This year, he's Spooked..."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature

Boxcar Satan Days Before the Flood (Compulsive)
Texas Platters
"...vacuum with a pungent blend of Texas punk, chicken scratch blues, and free association. The trio's twisting, turning assault..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Music Review by Greg Beets

Music Amidst Used Furniture
The History of the Red River Strip
"...the dance club, Proteus. In reality, however, you can scratch the bricks and mortar of any currently standing structure..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature

Maintaining the World's Most Expensive Record Collections
Austin's Small Label Scene
"...Offenders as well as the angular arthouse aggression of Scratch Acid with the punk universe. Meanwhile, Jungle issued some..."

Sept. 15, 1995 Music Feature

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