Archive | January 2013

Interview with Derrick Johnson from YO MAMA’S BIG FAT BOOTY BAND; Playing @AURAMusicFest in Live Oaks, Florida! @bootyband

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Bring on the funk! With a name like Yo Mama’s big Fat Booty Band, you know these guys are in the game to get folks moving and shaking, and everyone could use a bit more sweaty dance floor nights in their lives. Currently supporting their sophomore release, Doin’ It Hard, this colorful sextet from Asheville, North Carolina has been on the music circuit for over a decade, bringing their lively energy and genre-bending approach to fans all over the country.

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Wakarusa 2013 lineup announcement as well. Good day for live tunes!

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And not to be outdone, WAKARUSA has announced their 2013 lineup. Widespread Panic, Dispatch, STS9, The Black Crowes, etc etc etc. It’s all on the flyer above.

We should’ve been born rich instead of so damn good looking. Robbed on both, I think 🙂 Grab tickets when they go live, folks… This will probably sell out quickly.

GOVERNOR’S BALL 2013 lineup announcement… Good lord!

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Kanye, Kings Of Leon, Nas, Pretty Lights, The Avett Brothers, etc etc etc. I think this is gonna have to happen!

Follow the link and share away for a chance to win (2) GA tickets! It’s gonna be a good summer!

Interview with Mariel Loveland from CANDY HEARTS; First artist on Violently Happy Records@candyheartsband @xchadballx

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NY/NJ quartet Candy Hearts had quite an exciting 2012 for themselves! In addition to being tapped as an opener for New Found Glory on their 10th year anniversary tour for ‘Sticks and Stones,’ the group also has the honor of being the first act signed to Violently Happy Records, founded by none other than NFG’s Chad Gilbert himself. I’d chalk that up to good fortune!

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Review of CONTINENTS’ IDLE HANDS LP; Out TODAY (like right now) on Victory Records! @victoryrecords @wearecontinents

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Here’s another one by resident reviewer/percussive snot pounder, Lord Covey. IDLE HANDS drops TODAY 1/22/13 and will be wherever you find the rest of our Victory Records favorites… Go cop it, take a listen, and judge for yourself! Who listens to drummers, anyway? 🙂

Continents – Idle Hands (Victory Records)

On their Victory Records debut, UK’s Continents takes territory popularized by Botch, Meshuggah and Misery Signals, and moves it a touch more towards Hatebreed. Their sound ends up almost directly between flagship bands like The Ghost Inside and After The Read More…

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