SOTD: Walter Martin of The Walkmen

I Can Run Now From The Hellhounds But I Can’t Hide

Who doesn’t love a quirky, bouncy song about the inevitable journey towards death? Well, Walter Martin of The Walkmen fame just released the first single from his forthcoming album Reminisce Bar & Grill and it’s a captivating listen.

“I Can Run From the Hellhounds, But I Can’t Hide” is a jangly, intoxicating song that provides an entertaining peek into the mind of a 43 year-old musician, husband and father getting his life in perspective.

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SOTD: Myles Kennedy – Year of the Tiger

Alter Bridge Singer Releases Sweet Solo Effort

For the past decade, Myles Kennedy has displayed the best voice in rock ‘n roll.  On his new single “Year of the Tiger” we see Kennedy breaking off into a jangly, acoustic vein.  The song demands attention the same way Chris Cornell’s “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart Did.”  That track went on to be our Song of the Year…

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Fit For A King Show Review

Fit For A King – Backbooth Orlando 11/29/17

Solid State metalcore band Fit For A King took the stage at Backbooth last Wednesday for a sold out, and sweaty show.
Packed to the rafters, metal heads were out in full force to mosh and crowd surf their way through a passionate performance by the Tyler, Texas quartet.

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Big Ticket Band Recaps

A Quick Look at Every Band at Big Ticket 2017

This year’s version of the Big Ticket had a smaller lineup as they trimmed down to one stage, but the trade-off was better quality, as all seven bands were pretty damn good.  Here’s a quick recap on each set, in reverse order based on quality of their set (best saved for last).

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The Big Ticket 2017 Photo Gallery

Another Big Ticket in the books, and 2017 was a lineup to remember with a day filled with excellent, passionate alternative rock. You can read our Big Ticket 2017 review here, but in the meantime, check out our photo gallery from the event.

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The Big Ticket 2017 – It’s Alt About the Music

The Lumineers Highlight Strong Lineup as The Big Ticket 2017 Adjusts to New Venue

For the first time in memory, The Big Ticket moved indoors, and despite the excellent lineup, the change produced mixed results.  The one constant that remains is a festival highlighting some uber-talented alternative rockers, highlighted by The Lumineers, and a day with a happy, peaceful vibe.

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