Q&A with Billy Howerdel of A Perfect Circle and ASHES dIVIDE

By Ellen Eldridge The generation born on television and raised by MTV appreciates those talented individuals who make music for the sake of its art. Billy Howerdel co-founded A Perfect Circle with just the inspired sense of catharsis in mind; he sought and still seeks to better understand himself through the medium of his art. […]

CD Review: Weird Al Yankovic — Alpocalypse

Weird Al Yankovic Alpocalypse Volcano By Ellen Eldridge Weird Al Yankovic pissed me off when I was very young. He mocked Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” with a disgusting jab-in-the-gut called “Eat It.” At the time, I didn’t get it; I didn’t understand parody or even sarcasm. As an adult, well-versed at sarcasm, I can appreciate […]

Manchester Orchestra To DJ On Turntable.FM Tonight!

By Eileen Tilson As a special treat for their fans, Manchester Orchestra are DJ-ing tonight on Turntable.fm at 8 p.m. sharp! Their room name will be announced on the twitter feed (twitter.com/ManchesterOrch) at 7:59 p.m. Turntable.fm is currently only available for those who are subscribed, however if you are not subscribed yet, no need to […]

Rescheduled Adele Show Set For October 16

The Queen Bee herself is back! After a dreadful bout with laryngitis, Adele has rescheduled her Atlanta date for October 16. Adele, previously scheduled to appear at the Tabernacle on June 17, will now be appearing at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Sunday, October 16. Ticket holders for the Tabernacle show will be automatically refunded for their […]

What’s Going On Tuesday?

By Eileen Tilson Happy Tuesday Y’all! Now just because it is a Tuesday,  does not mean that there are not a ton of music happenings going on around town, so just in case you find yourself itching to get out, here are some AMG suggestions: -The ever so talented, David Gray, returns again for an […]

Live Review: Guadalcanal Diary at AthFest, June 25; Playing Smith’s Olde Bar, July 2

By Scott Roberts; photos by Sue Volkert “I was looking at our set list,” mused principal songwriter/lead singer/rhythm guitarist Murray Attaway halfway through Guadalcanal Diary’s headlining appearance at AthFest this past Saturday, the first of their two planned 30th anniversary reunion shows (the second will be this coming Saturday at Smith’s Olde Bar in Atlanta), […]

If I Were In England Right Now… Atlanta Music In England This Weekend

By Eileen Tilson Cheerio, Old Chap! Since this is a semi-slow music weekend here in Atlanta, I decided to take a pretend plane ride over to England to partake in festivities that are happening across the pond. Luckily for us, the Georgia music scene is being very well represented in the U.K.! TONIGHT: -Georgia’s own, […]

Rock N Roll Ride Benefitting Grady Health Foundation This Saturday

Get your helmets on! On Saturday AirTran Airways is hosting their Rock-n-Roll Ride to celebrate public safety personnel from across Georgia and support traumatic injuries treated at Grady Health System, metro Atlanta’s only Level 1 trauma center. The ride, which begins at Killer Creek Harley-Davidson, also benefits Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta, an organization dedicated […]

Should Music Say No To Apple’s iCloud?

By Eileen Tilson There is an interesting debate going on right now about whether Apple’s new iCloud platform is actually infringing upon copyright owners. Recently indie label Numero had some pretty strong words about why they decided to opt out of joining into iCloud: “We feel that a great risk is being taken by Apple […]

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