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Metal Blade Records: 6 bands in 60 seconds

Metal Blade Records: 6 bands in 60 seconds

[ 0 ] November 23, 2015 |

If you’re looking for something new in the metal genre, Metal Blade Records wants to introduce you to six bands in 60 seconds. CEO Brian Slagel spotlights six developing artists from the label’s roster. With plans to select six new bands once every three months, the goal of the promotion is to help fans discover […]

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David Berkeley compliments new release with novella, plays Eddie’s Attic Dec. 5

David Berkeley compliments new release with novella, plays Eddie’s Attic Dec. 5

[ 0 ] November 22, 2015 |

David Berkeley brings his tour to Eddie’s Attic in Decatur Saturday, Dec. 5 to support his recent release of Cardboard Boat, his sixth album, released alongside his novella, The Free Brontosaurus.” The songs on the album are sung from the perspective of each story’s main character. The releases are a rare compliment to each other, […]

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Phish to release ‘The Siket Disc’ on vinyl Dec. 18, pre-order now

Phish to release ‘The Siket Disc’ on vinyl Dec. 18, pre-order now

[ 0 ] November 20, 2015 |

Phish will release The Siket Disc as a 1-LP vinyl album on Dec. 18. Originally self-released on CD in June of 1999 and introduced to retail by Elektra in November of 2000, The Siket Disc contains 35 minutes of almost entirely instrumental, live-in-the-studio improvisation recorded by its namesake, engineer John Siket. The music was culled […]

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Ross Childress, formerly of Collective Soul, to play Eddie’s Attic Nov. 22

Ross Childress, formerly of Collective Soul, to play Eddie’s Attic Nov. 22

[ 0 ] November 19, 2015 |

Eddie’s Attic welcomes Ross Childress, formerly of Collective Soul, on Sunday Nov. 22. A few hours ago, Childress spoke with Mike Sammond of “The Game in Atlanta” on 92.9 about his new release, Acoustically Speaking. Ross talks about Collective Soul, his show this Sunday at Eddie’s Attic, jamming with Eddie Van Halen and more. Check it […]

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Lil Scrappy reflects marijuana rehab, quitting ‘cold turkey’

Lil Scrappy reflects marijuana rehab, quitting ‘cold turkey’

[ 0 ] November 19, 2015 |

Atlanta rapper and VH1 “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” cast member Lil Scrappy, sits down with DJ Smallz and discusses the possibility of the legalization of medical marijuana in Georgia, what marijuana does for him, reflects back on his rehab for it and stopping cold turkey. He reveals the dumbest thing he has done under […]

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Pussy Riot releases ‘disturbing’ video in support of refugees

Pussy Riot releases ‘disturbing’ video in support of refugees

[ 0 ] November 19, 2015 |

Pussy Riot takes to heart the challenges facing Europe and has released a video statement about the current refugee crisis. The music video for “Refugees In” (watch below, lyrics at end of band’s press statement) is dedicated to the refugees and was filmed on Sept. 25, during the Pussy Riot performance at Banksy’s Dismaland with […]

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Hard Rock Hotel coming to Atlanta in 2018

Hard Rock Hotel coming to Atlanta in 2018

[ 0 ] November 18, 2015 |

  The future home of the Atlanta Falcons will have a hotel next door to welcome guests. The Hard Rock Hotel Atlanta is set to open in spring 2018, next to the upcoming Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Hard Rock Hotel Atlanta will ignite the region with live entertainment and shows, adding to the city’s rich music traditions, […]

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Dopapod plays Terminal West Dec. 5

Dopapod plays Terminal West Dec. 5

[ 0 ] November 17, 2015 |

The progressive groove rock outfit will be playing Terminal West on December 5 with The Nth Power. Dopapod has built a growing community of devoted listeners, earning praise from the likes of Huffington Post and Relix. Even Rolling Stone declared them as a “Best-Kept Secret” from this past summer’s edition of Bonnaroo. They’ve also made […]

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Panic! At the Disco shares “Victorious” ahead of fifth album, out in January

Panic! At the Disco shares “Victorious” ahead of fifth album, out in January

[ 0 ] November 16, 2015 |

Panic! At The Disco has shared a music video for new single “Victorious.” The video was directed by Brandon Dermer and features a cameo from MMA Kickboxing champion Joe Schilling. “Victorious” is the second song the band has shared from the forthcoming fifth album, Death of a Bachelor, out Jan. 15 via DCD2/Fueled By Ramen. […]

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Benefit for Josh Yoder of Jungol at The Earl tonight

Benefit for Josh Yoder of Jungol at The Earl tonight

[ 0 ] November 15, 2015 |

Josh Yoder of Jungol has been battling a cancerous brain tumor. The event page on Facebook says: In June of 2015, Josh’s busy life was interrupted by a seizure which led to the diagnosis. On July 27, he had about 70 percent of the egg-sized tumor removed. Josh is now going through radiation treatment. When […]

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Prog rock festival Prognosis returns to Sweetwater Bar and Grill for 2nd year in a row

Prog rock festival Prognosis returns to Sweetwater Bar and Grill for 2nd year in a row

[ 0 ] November 14, 2015 |

Atlanta-based progressive rock bands Omnipresent and Not Otherwise Specified bring Prognosis Fest back to Sweetwater Bar and Grill Dec. 11 and 12 at 8 p.m. Instead of three bands on one night, this year’s mini festival includes eight bands and two nights. Prognosis in 2014 featured Omnipresent, Ethos and Not Otherwise Specified. Singer, guitarist and […]

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The Head releases Millipedes today, plays Atlanta Nov. 28

The Head releases Millipedes today, plays Atlanta Nov. 28

[ 0 ] November 13, 2015 |

The Head’s new EP Millipedes comes out today, bringing fans a rollicking, five-song crash course in fusing pop with gritty, fuzzed-out rock ‘n’ roll. The Head plays in Atlanta at The Drunken Unicorn Nov. 28. The three-chord Troggs-style simplicity of opener “Jesus,” the Midwestern indie-rock of “Raincoats,” the phased-out New Wave daydreamer ”Pebbles on the Ground” […]

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Grace Potter plays Atlanta Jan. 16 on ‘Midnight’ tour

Grace Potter plays Atlanta Jan. 16 on ‘Midnight’ tour

[ 0 ] November 11, 2015 |

Grace Potter and her backing band the Magical Midnight Roadshow have announced the first leg of their 2016 Midnight tour. Kicking off in January and playing Atlanta’s Tabernacle Jan. 16, the U.S. headlining dates will take the band across the country in support of Potter’s solo album, Midnight, released this past August.  Potter will also […]

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Futurebirds to play Buckhead Theatre Nov. 27

Futurebirds to play Buckhead Theatre Nov. 27

[ 0 ] November 10, 2015 |

Athens-based band Futurebirds recently released Hotel Parties, a follow up to 2013’s Baba Yaga, and they are set to play Buckhead Theatre Nov. 27. Stereogum previously premiered “twentyseven,” the first track from the new album, saying the song is “a gleaming, Southern-fried late-twenties-crisis type of song… perfect for a drive through rural nowhere with your arm […]

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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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