Before taking the stage for an abbreviated set, the folks in Bent Knee were implored to make their set the best four songs of their lives by an enthusiastic member of the crowd.
Endation packed enough wall-of-sound riffage into their set to keep the crowd buzzing all night.
Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling are an exposed nerve.
The music of Brian Carpenter And The Confessions is weathered and full of life.
Yes, they did “Bohemian Rhapsody.” All of “Bohemian Rhapsody.”
Sidewalk Driver performed as Spinal Tap for Halloween. Chocolate and peanut butter ain’t got nothing on this combo.
Here are some pictures of one of my favorite live bands covering a band I used to love but disowned after they put out a record so bad it ruined my perception of the band forever. Or so I thought.
Bands pretending to be other bands: Sometimes good, sometimes bad, sometimes uncanny. Throw I, Pistol covering Nirvana in the third bucket.
Black Thai are out to move mountains.
If global thermonuclear war ever plays out like it threatened to in countless ’80s flicks, The Humanoids will be the last band remaining to rock us through the atomic winter.