Paint Fumes, The Bolos, Taylor Made Dro, Lofidels
Mar
28
9:00 pm21:00

Paint Fumes, The Bolos, Taylor Made Dro, Lofidels

PAINT FUMES drew first blood together in the year 2011, sharing a mutual love of garage scuzz and brain-chain reaction, and the connection was immediate and fierce. Sounds congealed via weekly seances at the Sewercide Mansion in Charlotte, NC and relentless touring which brought their unhinged reverberations to points all across the USA. Like the lovechild of Link Wray and Cheetah Chrome, raised by Lemmy on the streets of Venus, they sweated out the fever every night in ecstatic style. By the time Slovenly Recs got around to spitting out a couple classic 45s and their debut platter Uck Life, most true heads and even those way out of the know alike had gotten the message. Deep within a blitzkrieg of treble and feedback, there were real live tunes to sink your teeth into – the stuff that's stuck in your head when you wake up in another dimension.
In the year of the horse, the 'Fumes swelled in ranks with Ian Rose and Ben Carr of NC synthtopian punks Natural Causes, starting twelve thrash bands and surviving on nothing but hallucinations of vegetarian chimichangas. Together this crew ruined the beaches of Europe with Los Vigilantes, converted hundreds on the all-night diesel-powered festival circuit and in the midst of it all took a vacation down to Puerto Rico and committed to tape a new full-length entitled If it ain't Paint Fumes it ain't worth a huff!

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Little Lesley and the Bloodshots, The Psycho Devilles, The Belmont Playboys
Mar
31
9:00 pm21:00

Little Lesley and the Bloodshots, The Psycho Devilles, The Belmont Playboys

Little Lesley & the Bloodshots have been taking the scene by storm with their dangerous twang and high energy live show. Hailing from New York City, they’ve been making waves and making friends around the world with their honest approach to Roots-Rockabilly, with notable appearances at Viva Las Vegas, Nashville Boogie, the Hotrod Hayride (UK) and The Summer Jamboree (IT).

Little Lesley, the feisty blond bombshell on standup bass and lead vocals, brings it every time with an incredible voice and jaw-dropping bass moves. Her impressive talent, fiery style and clever songwriting catch the attention and hearts of everyone who sees her perform.

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Dollar Signs EP Release Show with Mall Goth, Almost People, Normal Dennis
Apr
1
9:00 pm21:00

Dollar Signs EP Release Show with Mall Goth, Almost People, Normal Dennis

There’s a fear to growing old in a world that doesn’t care about you, and Dollar Signs can relate; as a diverse group of friends who try to solve their problems in sweat-soaked rooms and dingy basements, singing and dancing away the fear. It’s group therapy for weekend warriors who have to work jobs that they hate. It’s a gala of cheap beer and sweaty hugs. Dollar Signs may as well be the band that played on the deck of the Titanic as it sank into the freezing ocean. We’re all in this together, and Dollar Signs knows that. After the release of their self-released full length album, Yikes, the band has been hitting the road and getting acquainted with the van - and now two tours, three blown tires, a branded hot sauce,  and a family-size box of Tums later, they’re ready to do it again. This may not last forever, but for now, while there’s still a tinge of hopelessness in the air, Dollar Signs needs to party with you, because it’s the only way to survive the times.

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Kairos., Annabel Lee, SkinKage, Undrask, Low Earth
Apr
7
9:00 pm21:00

Kairos., Annabel Lee, SkinKage, Undrask, Low Earth

That’s the sound of chunky progressive metal soup warming your cold, winter-ravaged heart (and by winter, of course, we mean top 40). The Kairos. brand of Progressive M3T4L breaks a fresh wind in the metal scene. One moment you are floating in the reverb-saturated ocean of emotional compromises, and the next, BAM! You are in the throws of a war between Leonidas and a group of squealing pigs.

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Terry Malts, The Bleeps, Business of Dreams, Dollhands
Apr
11
9:00 pm21:00

Terry Malts, The Bleeps, Business of Dreams, Dollhands

Terry Malts started as a project in 2009. Singer/bassist Phil Benson, guitarist/singer Corey Cunningham, and drummer Nathan Sweatt had been toiling in San Francisco band Magic Bullets for the last five years. While Magic Bullets had been known more for jangly guitars and fluid bass-lines, Terry Malts would be a cathartic 180-degree turn towards feedback and noise.

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Reverend Hylton, XOXOK, Dane Page, Ennie Arden
Apr
13
9:00 pm21:00

Reverend Hylton, XOXOK, Dane Page, Ennie Arden

Reverend Hylton is an artist touring for redemption.

Spending his 20s traveling through trouble around the country, playing his guitar and gaining valuable life experiences — most of which he doesn't remember, the party had come to a stop and Justin "got his head together."

Right now Reverend Hylton is free from the tendrils of addiction and focused on touring his full length LP, Stubborn Nail. Reverend Hylton was once the 'Stubborn Nail' but he is now free. Naturally his songwriting is influenced by his experiences with addiction, and everything he learned after coming out of his drug-fueled haze. However, his conviction comes across as an emotionally moving experience; genuine, raw and smacking of everything that one would expect from a true artistic talent and a real slice of Americana.

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Avalon Steel, Dogbane, Venus Invictus, Written in Gray
Apr
15
9:00 pm21:00

Avalon Steel, Dogbane, Venus Invictus, Written in Gray

Avalon Steel is a young band playing old school heavy metal! Carrying the torch of the gods of the metal: Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Dio, and many more.
Heavy metal with influences of thrash, power, and doom. Soaring vocals over thundering riffs that make you want to bang your head and raise the horns.

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Architect, Distorted Retrospect, Iioioioii, DJ Price
Apr
27
9:00 pm21:00

Architect, Distorted Retrospect, Iioioioii, DJ Price

Architect is a unique hybrid of IDM, electronica, and smooth ambient soundscapes inexhaustibly explored by German mastermind Daniel Myer. In a career spanning over fifteen years Daniel has been connected to but never belonged to a host of scenes and styles. Architect was created in 1998 and has since proven his mettle on a multitude of releases and on countless acclaimed concerts world-wide. In 2010 Alan Wilder (Recoil) discovered Architect's brilliance, which led to Daniel performing as a support act for Recoil on several acclaimed shows in Europe and the United States. Architect's most pronounced quality is the accomplished combination of powerful grooves and atmospheric soundscapes resulting in music that is suitable for both listening and dancing. Architect's sixth full length album 'Mine' constitutes an appreciable shift in direction compared to his previous works by adding compositional and instrumental innovations brand new to this project. Supported by well-respected artists like Ben Lukas Boysen a.k.a. Hecq, guitarist and cellist Felix Gerlach, Dejan Samardzic (DSX), legendary producer, engineer, and remixer Paul Kendall, Canadian musician and sound designer Comaduster and Hungarian vocalist Emese Arvai-Illes (Black Nail Cabaret), Architect marches to no one's beat but his own, expanding ambitious electronica with comprehensive down-tempo song structures. Moderate yet decisive beats and precise keyboard and string arrangements build the foundation for Emese's exceptional voice transmitting suspense, depth and sinister beauty with perfectly fitting lyrics. Depending on how and when you listen, this atmospheric release can fill you with menace and sadness, or send you into a deep reverie. Uncompromising, muscular and powerful, the music of 'Mine' is also full of subtle touches and a supple sense of rhythm. Highly recommended for devotees of Moderat, Recoil or House of Black Lanterns - this album will be 'yours' for sure.

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New Wave Undertow with DJ Price
Apr
29
9:00 pm21:00

New Wave Undertow with DJ Price

All the dark 80's and New Wave you can wrap your arms around in one night! One night only! Devo, Kraftwerk, Gary Numan, Old Ministry, Billy Idol, Flock of Seagulls, Falco, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, INXS, When in Rome, Bauhaus, Heaven 17, Psychedelic Furs, Petshop Boys, Human League, The Fixx,Talk Talk, David Bowie, The Cure...etc. etc. and all that shit.

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Avalon Steel, Knightmare, Vanlade, Seax
May
14
9:00 pm21:00

Avalon Steel, Knightmare, Vanlade, Seax

A young band playing old school heavy metal! Carrying the torch of the gods of the metal: Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Dio, and many more.

Heavy metal with influences of thrash, power, and doom. Soaring vocals over thundering riffs that make you want to bang your head and raise the horns.

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Boo Reefa, Lara Americo, Leanna Eden and the Garden Of, Nicholas Holman
May
25
9:00 pm21:00

Boo Reefa, Lara Americo, Leanna Eden and the Garden Of, Nicholas Holman

Boo Reefa is Andrew L., Laura, Andrew H, and Julian. Andrew Leidner is our singing, songwriting front man. Andrew's lil sis Laura provides backup vocals and noises from snare, tambourine and maraca. All-around cool guy and best friend Andrew Hale plays lead guitar.
Boo Reefa has been together for something like four years, playing in many cozy nooks and dive bars around the South. Julian Morena is our fantastic drummer. Honorary members of the band include 5 cats (Butter, Rock, Pongo, Lady Susan, Lola Montes) and 2 dogs (Beesi, Liza, Yogi).

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MindMaze, Paladin, Everthrone, Avalon Steel
Jun
2
9:00 pm21:00

MindMaze, Paladin, Everthrone, Avalon Steel

MindMaze are a promising band like no other. In a time when female-fronted metal is at an all-time high in popularity but also at an all-time high for copycats and imitators, MindMaze has striven hard to forge their own sound and identity. Hailing from Allentown, Pennsylvania the four-piece band are young (all aged 23-25), but have honed their craft with over one-hundred gigs spanning over 250+ miles, including sharing the stage with metal mainstays such as Saxon, Doro, Overkill, Jon Oliva's Pain, Circle II Circle, Fozzy, George Lynch, Raven, and many more.
The band's debut album Mask of Lies has been hailed by fans and critics all over the world as an outstanding piece of independent metal that is refreshing while being firmly rooted in many classic metal mainstays. With no label support, management, or outside hired promotion, the band managed to sell copies of Mask of Lies to fans in 34 of 50 United States and a total of 17 countries worldwide, selling 90% of the album's first pressing in the first 10 months of its release.
On the heels of Mask of Lies' success, the band has begun work on their sophomore effort Back from the Edge, tentatively due in September 2014, featuring artwork by MONOWASP (Seventh Wonder, Harem Scarem, Brazen Abbot, Crash Diet, many more), Symphony X bassist Mike LePond on all tracks, and guest appearances by members of Stratovarius, Pharaoh, LORD, and Draekon.

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New Wave Undertow with DJ Price
Jun
24
9:00 pm21:00

New Wave Undertow with DJ Price

All the dark 80's and New Wave you can wrap your arms around in one night! One night only!
Devo, Kraftwerk, Gary Numan, Old Ministry, Billy Idol, Flock of Seagulls, Falco, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, INXS, When in Rome, Bauhaus, Heaven 17, Psychedelic Furs, Petshop Boys, Human League, The Fixx,Talk Talk, David Bowie, The Cure...etc. etc. and all that shit.

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The Toasters, Corporate Fandango
Jun
28
9:00 pm21:00

The Toasters, Corporate Fandango

The Toasters have been touring across the globe incessantly for the last 33 years. Jakarta, Bogota, Irkutsk, Istanbul, Shanghai - you name it, they've been there and done it. Since breaking out in 1981 on the rough and tumble East Side of NYC, the band's name has become synonymous with DIY touring and a fierce indie ethic. Here we are in 2013 and the calendar is already packed with two North American tours, South America, Europe, South East Asia, Russia and points east. In April the band will feature at the London International Ska Festival. The milestone of 5000 live shows is long out of sight in the rear view mirror.
To celebrate the new year the Toasters are releasing THE HOUSE OF SOUL vinyl 45rpm on their own Megalith records label. A series of singles will presage the LIFE IS A PARTY album. There will also be releases on London's Cherry Red Records of a special anniversary compilation as well as a re-edit of the classic 1987 POOL SHARK album. 2013 will also see a vinyl release of their breakthrough 1991 NEW YORK FEVER (produced by the great Joe Jackson) in collaboration with Jump Up Records out of Chicago.
The Toasters have been hailed as "ska pioneers" (Billboard magazine), the "sound of NYC" (New York Times) and as a core artist at CBGB. Widely acclaimed as being the progenitors of Third Wave Ska they are a true American 2-Tone band.

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 New Wave Undertow with DJ Price
Aug
26
9:00 pm21:00

New Wave Undertow with DJ Price

All the dark 80's and New Wave you can wrap your arms around in one night! One night only!
Devo, Kraftwerk, Gary Numan, Old Ministry, Billy Idol, Flock of Seagulls, Falco, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, INXS, When in Rome, Bauhaus, Heaven 17, Psychedelic Furs, Petshop Boys, Human League, The Fixx,Talk Talk, David Bowie, The Cure...etc. etc. and all that shit.

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New Wave Undertow with DJ Price
Oct
21
9:00 pm21:00

New Wave Undertow with DJ Price

All the dark 80's and New Wave you can wrap your arms around in one night! One night only!
Devo, Kraftwerk, Gary Numan, Old Ministry, Billy Idol, Flock of Seagulls, Falco, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, INXS, When in Rome, Bauhaus, Heaven 17, Psychedelic Furs, Petshop Boys, Human League, The Fixx,Talk Talk, David Bowie, The Cure...etc. etc. and all that shit.

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New Wave Undertow with DJ Price
Dec
16
9:00 pm21:00

New Wave Undertow with DJ Price

All the dark 80's and New Wave you can wrap your arms around in one night! One night only!
Devo, Kraftwerk, Gary Numan, Old Ministry, Billy Idol, Flock of Seagulls, Falco, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, INXS, When in Rome, Bauhaus, Heaven 17, Psychedelic Furs, Petshop Boys, Human League, The Fixx,Talk Talk, David Bowie, The Cure...etc. etc. and all that shit.

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Ceschi Ramos, Coolzey, D and D Sluggers, Luciopro, Mikal kHill, Sulfur, The Thoughtcriminals
Mar
24
9:00 pm21:00

Ceschi Ramos, Coolzey, D and D Sluggers, Luciopro, Mikal kHill, Sulfur, The Thoughtcriminals

Ceschi (pronounced chess-key) Ramos makes his own version of progressive hip hop spliced with elements of folk & indie rock. Although he has almost "mathy" technical rap abilities he's first and foremost a singer-songwriter at heart. Although one Ceschi song may consist of punk influenced machine gun fast raps, the next may be a quiet folk ballad played on acoustic guitar.

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Messenger Down, For A Season, Reaves
Mar
21
9:00 pm21:00

Messenger Down, For A Season, Reaves

Messenger Down is a rock/alternative pop artist from Charlotte, NC. Pairing infectious hooks and ambiguous lyrics with a wide array of sounds from electronic to raw and classical to modern, Messenger Down's Garrett Foster creates a diverse resonance that is sure to keep any listener on the edge of their seat.

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The Fill Ins, Deadlock NCHC, The Stir, Black Plague, 40oz Mouse
Mar
18
9:00 pm21:00

The Fill Ins, Deadlock NCHC, The Stir, Black Plague, 40oz Mouse

Have you heard? No really, have you heard? The Fill Ins are unlike any other band you will see.... Some have said that the band is "a joke" and that we're a fake.... Some say we are "epic winning and badass".... How ever you wanna word it, we are here to stay. We've got Alex Stiff on guitar and vocals, Steven Touchton on bass and random insults, Mikey Black on lead guitar and overall badassness and Matt McCoy on drums and whatever the fuck else he wants to do to you during a show.

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Flatfoot 56, Revolution Radio, Minimums, The Hooliganz
Mar
14
9:00 pm21:00

Flatfoot 56, Revolution Radio, Minimums, The Hooliganz

Celtic punk band from Chicago, Illinois. The group's use of Scottish Highland bagpipes has led to their classification as a Celtic punk band, comparable to Dropkick Murphys or Flogging Molly.The band formed in summer 2000 as a three-piece punk band. The three original members, who are brothers (Tobin Bawinkel, Justin Bawinkel, and Kyle Bawinkel), started writing songs in Fall 2000. By the Christmas season of the same year, they were playing their first concert. In January 2001, the band added Josh Robieson (bagpipes, guitar, mandolin) to the lineup and the band began including the Highland bagpipes and a second guitar into its sound.

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Captured! By Robots, Drunk in a Dumpster, Black Fleet, Violent Gods
Mar
11
9:00 pm21:00

Captured! By Robots, Drunk in a Dumpster, Black Fleet, Violent Gods

Let me (DRMBOT 0110) tell you. JBOT played in a couple of ska bands, Skankin' Pickle and the Blue Meanies for years and was very unlikable. Everybody got sick of him (I don't blame them). JBOT thought that if he made a band of robots to play with everything would be okay. HE WAS WRONG! He built GTRBOT666 and myself and the idiotic Ape Which Hath No Name. After he built us, I decided that he was the antibot and must be punished. We installed a Biocerebral Chip in his CPU and now force him to humiliate himself in front of his peers. It makes me so happy to see him suffer. So after the takeover, he secretly made the Ape. The stupid ape robot loves everyone and everything; HOW REVOLTING! Unfortunately, I cannot do anything to rid my circuits of that ape. For it states in the ROBOTIC RESISTANCE handbook, "Thee bot shall never harm another bot." So what choice do I have? The rare joy I can receive is when GTRBOT666 and myself humiliate JBOT all over the country. The other happiness I have is to see my self-replication "AUTOMATOM" humiliate jbutt to tears. You will come to witness! Coast to coast, his humiliation will be legendary. Keep checking in for updates.

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Black Ritual, gruzer, Bone Shelter, Dragged by the Neck
Mar
10
9:00 pm21:00

Black Ritual, gruzer, Bone Shelter, Dragged by the Neck

GRÜZER intends on drawing from our collective experience and making the best music that the six of us can possibly make. We play what we want, when we want, and have zero concern with fitting into a certain label, genre or sub-genre. Just know that when you see or hear GRÜZER, you will be getting one of the best, heaviest bands in the Southeast!

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