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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RIP Pat DiNizio of the Smithereeens
Why should it matter if I cry?
I sit around and wonder why
Now I feel much too weak to live
And I’ve got nothing left to give
– Pat DiNizio “Only A Memory” –
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“Crack My Heart” – Tonight Alive
Today’s Song of the Day is another compelling new track from Australia’s Tonight Alive. The exhilarating new track is the second from their forthcoming release Underworld.
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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 – 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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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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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 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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