February 2012

* Halestorm, Adelita’s Way, Black Tide @ Vinyl Music Hall + INTERVIEW W/ LZZY HALE 12/17/2011

On the last night of their tour in 2011, Lzzy Hale and Halestorm could have half-assed it, called it a night and made holiday preparations. But fortunately, the band created by Hale and her brother Arejay delivered what all expected... Continue Reading →

* Protest the Hero @ Vinyl Music Hall. 12/13/11

“George Lucas stole his idea from f*cking Gene Roddenberry!” – Rody Walker Do you like your metal served with a side of humor? You did if you caught Protest the Hero at Vinyl Music Hall. Jim Breuer and Brian Posehn... Continue Reading →

* Mr. Gnome, Hello Crescendo, The Spanx @ The Handlebar + INTERVIEW W/ NICOLE BARILLE 12/10/11.

"I think we eat, sleep and breathe Mr. Gnome. When we’re able to just chill out…I don’t know. Things have been so crazy. Yeah. We’re in a relationship together, so it’s that type of thing outside of just being performers... Continue Reading →

* Hinder, Nine Left Dead, The Icarus Effect @ Vinyl Music Hall. 12/06/11

“This last song’s about marijuana and hate-sex.” declared Hinder frontman Austin Winkler. “It’s called “Get Stoned!” I should have expected it. But even when you jump on a rollercoaster after seeing what the damn thing does, your heart still pounds... Continue Reading →

* Jucifer, Slowpoke Rodriguez, Holding God Hostage @ The Handlebar. 11/20/11

Loud: adj. marked by intensity or volume. See also JUCIFER. Jackhammers don’t compare to the quantity of sound produced by Athens, Georgia band Jucifer. The wife and husband duo of Gazelle Amber Valentine and Edgar Livengood aren’t just loud, they’re... Continue Reading →

* Raw Panda Records Showcase @ The Handlebar. + INTERVIEWS WITH DAMIEN LOUVIERE & SEAN PETERSON. 11/19/11

Detroit had Motown, Memphis had Stax and Sun Records, Seattle has Sub Pop, and one day Pensacola may be added to the list of cities making major contributions to music history as Raw Panda Records and their dedicated list of... Continue Reading →

* Hank & Cupcakes, Mad Happy, Boom Chick @ Vinyl Music Hall. 11/15/11

Ending on the highest of notes, Hank & Cupcakes finished their set with a cover of Far East Movement’s “Like a G6” in a way that could only be described as "out of nowhere and beyond." Their entire show was... Continue Reading →

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