Amos Lee– Last Days at the Lodge

Amos Lee– Last Days at the Lodge

Amos LeeLast Days of the LodgeBluenote/EMI by Al Kaufman Those who say music has no color have a new poster child in Amos Lee. Lee, who admits he has no idea what his ethnicity is, has the uncanny ability to encompass various syles of music, both black and white, effortlessly and seamlessly. For this, his […]

Jackyl comes back to Atlanta!

Jackyl comes back to Atlanta!

It’s been four years since Jackyl played their hometown of Atlanta. They’ll be appearing at the Tabernacle on Saturday August 16th. Jackyl has sold over 3 million records, holds 2 Guinness Book World Records for most shows played in 24 hours, and maintains a fan base that keeps them headlining summer festivals all across the […]

Sam Thacker- Lines

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 […]

TAB the Band headed to Atlanta with STP

TAB the Band headed to Atlanta with STP

Following their breakout 2007 album Pulling Out Just Enough to Win, Tab The Band has a new release and tour scheduled for late this summer. Their new album Long Weekend will hit stores August 12, and the first single "Where She Was on Monday" is turning into one of the hottest singles this summer. TAB […]

This just in from POP DEATH SQUAD!

This just in from POP DEATH SQUAD!

What’s up friends! First of all, thank you for coming out to our 1 Year Anniversary Party last week.The bands were all amazing – special thanks to The Films for traveling all the way from NYC to make it down for Big Trouble.The Redcoats, Kuroma, and The Hiss – as always you guys did what […]

Butch Walker chats with Atlanta Music Guide

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 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 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 […]

Old 97’s — Blame It On Gravity

Old 97’s — Blame It On Gravity

Old 97’sBlame It on GravityNew West by Al Kaufman   The word used to desccribe the Old 97’s last release, 2004’s Drag It Up, was "mature." That’s a nice way of saying that the band sounded a bit old and tired. At that point, most of the Texans in the band had moved to California […]

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers- Turbo Ocho

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

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 […]

Motion City Soundtrack coming to Athens

Motion City Soundtrack coming to Athens

Motion City Soundtrack will be hitting the road this September with their Left Handed Forms of Human Endeavor Tour. Joining them for all 12 city dates are Margot & The Nuclear So and So’s and Dear and The Headlights. On September 12 they will be performing at 40 Watt Club in Athens. Tickets go onsale […]

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