Category: Atlanta Music News

Live Review: Puscifer at Cobb Energy Centre

Live Review: Puscifer at Cobb Energy Centre

[ 11 ] November 9, 2015 |

Not being much of a wrestling fan, I would never have expected to stand ringside during a luchador match. But Puscifer brought Luchafer, a group of luchador wannabes, to the show at Cobb Energy Centre Nov. 8 Puscifer returned almost exactly three years later to the same venue in support of its recent release, Money […]

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Art and music worlds collide when fan makes mic stands for bands

Art and music worlds collide when fan makes mic stands for bands

[ 0 ] November 7, 2015 |

Jason Dozer has been creating metal microphone stands for some of his idols, such as James LaBrie of Dream Theater and Marilyn Manson. Dozer tells his inspiring story below, where he started out as a metal shop owner with the freedom to pursue projects he wanted. The fan and artist soon became a sought-after craftsman. […]

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Atlanta’s Fox Theatre honors 50 millionth guest

Atlanta’s Fox Theatre honors 50 millionth guest

[ 0 ] November 5, 2015 |

The Fox Theatre welcomed its 50 millionth guest last night before the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta engagement of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Steven Hensley, of Marietta, held the ticket. He attended the performance with his wife, daughter and granddaughter. The milestone visit sparked a commemoration in Hensley’s honor, including a lobby celebration and […]

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After years of blues-based covers, The Liberators releases original debut, plays Smith’s Nov. 14

After years of blues-based covers, The Liberators releases original debut, plays Smith’s Nov. 14

[ 1 ] November 4, 2015 |

The Liberators brings blues-rock to Smith’s Olde Bar in Atlanta Saturday Nov. 14. The band formed in 2010 as a duo with Eric Levitan and Geoff Nagel, who were co-workers. At first they jammed with guitar and drums only, bonding musically over covers from Wolfmother, Phish and Led Zeppelin. After jamming with numerous other musicians, […]

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Driven powerhouse brings blues narrative, rock ‘n’ roll to Tijuana Garage Nov. 6

Driven powerhouse brings blues narrative, rock ‘n’ roll to Tijuana Garage Nov. 6

[ 0 ] November 3, 2015 |

ZALE, an Atlanta-based, driven young powerhouse with purple hair is set to bring classical training, blues narrative and rock ‘n’ roll attitude to Tijuana Garage Nov. 6. She’s promoting her debut solo record Fortress, which was released in March. The bold front-woman and songwriter has headlined well-known venues like The Georgia Theatre and 40 Watt Club. […]

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David Wax Museum plays Vinyl Nov. 15

David Wax Museum plays Vinyl Nov. 15

[ 0 ] November 2, 2015 |

David Wax Museum is known for unique, uptempo instrumentation featuring driving synthesizer, a quijada (a donkey’s jawbone), keys, and Suz Slezak’s frenetic fiddle-laying. It’s a show that gets the crowd moving and was labelled a Newport Folk Fest breakout act by Paste, while being called “pure irresistible joy” by NPR’s Bob Boilen. Here’s ‘Guesthouse’ streaming […]

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King Diamond plays Tabernacle Atlanta Nov. 16

King Diamond plays Tabernacle Atlanta Nov. 16

[ 0 ] November 1, 2015 |

King Diamond sat down for a chat with Slayer’s Kerry King while on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem fest this summer. Noisey was there with cameras in hand to capture the conversation. That “King vs. King” conversation can be viewed now at: http://noisey.vice.com/back-and-forth/king-diamond-slayer-kerry-king-back-and-forth In other news, Philadelphia and Detroit have been selected as the cities […]

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Advance Base plays The Drunken Unicorn Nov. 6

Advance Base plays The Drunken Unicorn Nov. 6

[ 0 ] October 31, 2015 |

Advance Base is the music project of Owen Ashworth, who used to release music under the name Casiotone for the Painfully Alone. Ashworth has published a book of drawings, made beats for Chicago rapper Serengeti, recorded the debut single by psych-folk troubadour Julie Byrne, paid tribute to gospel and outsider music legend Washington Phillips (on […]

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Cas Haley returns with new album Nov. 6, plays Center Stage Dec. 5

Cas Haley returns with new album Nov. 6, plays Center Stage Dec. 5

[ 0 ] October 30, 2015 |

Roots-reggae artist Cas Haley celebrates a return to music after an injury-induced hiatus, releasing his new album Nov. 6 and plying Atlanta’s Center Stage in December. Haley teamed up with Jimmy Buffet’s label, Mailboat Records, to release More Music More Family, an album that explores the importance of family and positivity. His previous releases charted […]

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Coheed and Cambria at Tabernacle Atlanta on sale Oct. 30

Coheed and Cambria at Tabernacle Atlanta on sale Oct. 30

[ 0 ] October 28, 2015 |

Coheed and Cambria tickets for the Tabernacle show next March go on sale Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. Special guests Glassjaw and Silver Snakes will open the show March 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $36.50. All tickets are for general admission and ages are welcome. Buy tickets online at TabernacleATL.com, Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone […]

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Georgia Music Partners fundraiser kicks off at Criminal Records Oct. 28

Georgia Music Partners fundraiser kicks off at Criminal Records Oct. 28

[ 0 ] October 27, 2015 |

Georgia Music Partners — the authority that grows and improves the music economy in Georgia — on Oct. 28 launches an eight-week “Fundraising Tour” campaign to further music advocacy in Georgia.The free, public event starts at 7 p.m. at Atlanta’s Criminal Records in Little 5 Points. “Music is part of the fabric of everyone’s life […]

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The Devil Wears Prada brings signature metalcore to Masquerade Nov. 5

The Devil Wears Prada brings signature metalcore to Masquerade Nov. 5

[ 0 ] October 27, 2015 |

Having summered on the Mayhem Festival Main Stage, The Devil Wears Prada is set to bring its signature metalcore to Masquerade in Atlanta on Thursday, Nov. 5. The “Apollo X Tour” puts The Devil Wears Prada co-headlining with Motionless In White, and Upon a Burning Body, The Word Alive, and The Color Morale supporting, so […]

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Timmy’s Organism new release Oct. 30, playing The Earl Oct. 31

Timmy’s Organism new release Oct. 30, playing The Earl Oct. 31

[ 0 ] October 25, 2015 |

  Timmy’s Organism will be playing The Devil’s Night Party on Oct. 31 at The Earl, one day after the new album, “Heartless Heathen,” is released. Check out the Timmy’s Organism track for “Weather Woman” here. Buy tickets for the Thirdman Halloween Party at The Earl, with Wolf Eyes, Timmy’s Organism and VIDEO.

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PUJOL, ‘punk-minded garage rockers’ to play Drunken Unicorn Oct. 27

PUJOL, ‘punk-minded garage rockers’ to play Drunken Unicorn Oct. 27

[ 0 ] October 23, 2015 |

PUJOL, a band from Nashville, plans to play Drunken Unicorn Oct. 27. “PUJOL’s music possesses that inherent sense of timelessness that exists in all great music, thanks to its combination of additively fetching rock ‘n’ roll and Daniel Pujol’s lyrical brilliance,” Eloy Lugo, a publicist with Grandstand Media & Management, said. Jack White weighed in on the the band in an interview, […]

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Masquerade recommends drop-off, taxi, Uber over parking this weekend

Masquerade recommends drop-off, taxi, Uber over parking this weekend

[ 0 ] October 23, 2015 |

The Masquerade is recommending visitors take a taxi, get dropped off or use Uber this weekend rather than trying to find parking in the area. Soulfly, Streetlight Manifesto and Chambers of Horror Haunted House attendees are warned that North Avenue between Boulevard and Freedom Parkway will be closed to through traffic on Saturday for the […]

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