Sam Thacker- Lines

* Sam Thacker will be performing TONIGHT at Vinyl.* Sam ThackerLines Sam Thacker’s latest full-length album, Lines, is a great display of why Atlanta is known as one of the strongest music cities for up and coming singer/ songwriters. Thacker combines the excepted folk and country guitar riffs with an unexpected rock edge. Thacker mentions […]

Butch Walker’s Homecoming

Butch WalkerJuly 25 & 26, 2008Center Stage The sight of Butch Walker back onstage in Atlanta was an event his Atlanta fans could not miss. Walker played two back-to-back concerts at Center Stage on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26. It had been some time since Walker had played in his native Atlanta, but […]

John Mellencamp’s “Sweet Love”

John Mellencamp’s new album, Life, Death, Love and Freedom, is climbing the charts after debuting on the Billboard Pop Chart at number 7. Life was produced by awarded winning producer T Bone Burnett, and it is the first album be made using a special coding technology to create high-definition audio files. Check out the video […]

Butch Walker chats with Atlanta Music Guide

Atlanta’s own Butch Walker has always been one of those rock-stars, who gives it his all. Whether putting on crowd pleasing performances, producing hit radio records for himself and others, or giving to charity, including performances at 2007 and 2008’s 500 Songs for Kids benefit; Walker can be counted on to show up. However last […]

The Graduate — Anhedonia

The GraduateAnhedoniaIcon MES by Al Kaufman Sometimes listening to music is a learning experience. Before coming across the Graduate’s Anhedonia, who would of honestly known that the title means "an inability to experience pleasure"? With such a moniker, one would expect some quite dour music, and the Springfield, Illinois quartet certainly do offer up a […]

Metalsome turns 5

Metalsome Mondays, which started as a fun experiment in live rock karaoke, has attained a cult following and spawned into many other exciting shows. Metalsome, Inc. will be celebrating the past five years of entertaining Atlanta rock fans and wannabe rock-stars where it all began at 10 High tonight. They will be joined by local […]

Rainn Wilson rocks Atlanta

AMG’s The Rocker Screening and Q & A with Rainn Wilson- Midtown Art Cinema– July 16, 2008 Last night about 350 lucky Atlantans got the opportunity to see an advance sold-out screening of Rainn Wilson’s new comedy The Rocker. Not only was the comedy an outrageous, feel good treat, but Mr. Wilson himself was there […]

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers- Turbo Ocho

Roger Clyne and the PeacemakersTurbo OchoEmmajava Recordings by Al Kaufman Roger Clyne is everything that’s right with rock and roll. His first band, The Refreshments, put out two brilliant albums that were as hot, dusty, and diesel charged as the Arizona he calls home. When Clyne felt that the band was becomming a victim of […]

Secondhand Serenade comes to Atlanta

Nearly a year after the release of his debut album, Awake, Secondhand Serenade is back with his much-anticipated follow-up, A Twist In My Story. Rightfully titled, the album finds Secondhand Serenade—a.k.a. John Vesely— adding onto his signature raw vocals and guitar with the use of orchestration and a full band. Carrying the momentum of a […]

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