You already know that Atlanta is home to a slew of hard-working bands who make our town one of the best places to catch a live show. Some of them have made the trek out to the South by Southwest music festival in Austin this year, and here are just a few that we’re happy [...]
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Georgia rockers, the Black Lips are not shy on stage or off. Known for their outlandish shows (that usually include, nudity, vomiting, instruments on fire, etc) the band have formed a cult like following, getting recognition from Rolling Stone and Spin and even performing on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The band in back in [...]
By Ellen Eldridge Full gallery with Red Fang, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Black Lips and Mastodon after the jump.
By Eileen Tilson Did you know that the guys from Deertick consider themselves, “metal heads?” I love these Rhode Island boys, who have been wooing the hipsters and non-hipsters, alike since 2004. Even though they have been compared to the likes of Bright Eyes and Modest Mouse, Deer Tick have always remained a little punk [...]
It’s football time again! Besides the sea of Red & Black that will now be flooding our city, it is the Falcons kick off game! Fortunately for us Atlantans who can’t fly to watch the Dirty Birds, there are a ton of cool music events happening this weekend, and with this cooler weather happening, there [...]
Looks like that the brief respite from the unbearable heat last weekend was just that – brief. We’re plunging back into the unyielding mugginess. Thankfully there are some amazing gigs to keep you cool with AC, or at least keep you distracted with legendary tunes.
- Sweet Apple, the band led by Dinosaur Jr.’s guitar hero J Mascis, will be opening for Guided By Voices‘ reunion show at Buckhead Theatre on October 23. Tickets go on sale July 24 at 10 a.m. – Pitchfork has a streaming track up from Edwyn Collins new record, due out September 13. Losing Sleep [...]
Win Tickets to Converse Band of Ballers Atlanta – with The Black Lips, Of Montreal, Jermaine Dupri and More!
So Monday we brought you The Black Lips’ video that introduced the basketball tournament. Today we bring you the details – with the full, crazy lineup – and a chance to win tickets to the game from us. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the word “CONVERSE” in the title, and we’ll be picking winners on [...]
Our very own Black Lips will be showcasing a hidden “talent” of theirs when they display their basketball skills to raise money for Auditory Verbal Centre Inc., a charity helping deaf children. They’ve put out a little video challenging bands to step up and play, and to give their earnings from the May 1 tournament [...]