SHOWS OF THE WEEK!
Tuesday, July 31st - FATAL FLYING GUILLOTEENS @ The Drunken Unicorn in Atlanta w/ Clouds and Pelican!
One of music's most confrontational and earth-shattering bands are back to kick you in the ass (replace "kick" w/ a profane term for making love, it may be more appropriate in this case). Houston's FATAL FLYING GUILLOTEENS are possibly the best thing to happen to the rock n'roll underground in a long, long time. Fueled by a seemingly animalistic, pornographic, and other-worldly rage, the Guilloteens are preparing the release of October's "Quantum Fucking," the band's debut on New York's acclaimed French Kiss Records. And to slowly ease us in (as any caring lover might do before they rip a new one), they're heading to America's Southeast for a handful of shows w/ rock monsters Pelican and Clouds! Miss this and you may find yourself praying for an ass-something-or-other to take your mind off it.
Thursday, August 2nd - SHOCK CINEMA w/ ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead @ Luna Lounge in Brooklyn
This Thursday, the all-star band New Yorkers are foaming over, SHOCK CINEMA, will be opening for the band who's nice enough to share one of their members, Texas' balls-out post-rock-with-tough-ass-name-bros, And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead. Sharing members w/ other critically acclaimed bands The Rogers Sisters and Dragons of Zynth, SHOCK CINEMA's brand of gothic-sex-punk (ala X-Ray Spex / The Vanishing) will be sure to seduce and wow the crowd until the monster sounds of Trail of Dead blow the roof off. This show has already sold-out but if you'd like to attend, act fast!
Friday, August 3rd and Saturday, August 4th - RONEN KAUFFMAN @ Warped Tour
(Tweeter Center, Philadelphia and Nassau Coliseum, NYC respectively)
Author, teacher, journalist, and all around great guy, RONEN KAUFFMAN, will be appearing on four local (Northeast) dates on this year's Warped Tour, promoting, signing, and reading from his debut book "New Brunswick, NJ, Goodbye" (out now on Hopeless Records). Between watching punk rock icons Bad Religion, Alkaline Trio, and MXPX, recent rockstars Coheed and Cambria and Circa Survive, and metal-core heroes Killswitch Engage and Throwdown, RONEN KAUFFMAN will be entertaining the kids w/ stories from his book and other enlightening conversations. Ask him behind the scenes questions about your favorite punk rock bands and check out his recent interview w/ Geoff Rickly from Thursday and Jim Testa of Jersey Beat Magazine, on the latest episode of his monthly podcast - Issue Oriented. So good.
Friday, August 3rd - BIG BUSINESS @ Spaceland in LA
As they conclude a massive US tour filled w/ headlining appearances and opening spots with the legendary Tool, BIG BUSINESS return to their new home for a very special appearance at Silverlake's Spaceland. Prepare to be bombarded by pummeling drums and face-melting bass before these dudes take a short rest in preparation for their October world tour (did i say that? i wonder who they'll be hitting the road with! Just kidding, i know the answer). Get to this show and ask them yourselves! Or just wait for the press release ;)
Monday, July 30 2007 The Larimer Lounge Denver, Colorado
Wednesday, Aug 1 2007 Liquid Joe's Salt Lake City, Utah
Friday, Aug 3 2007 Spaceland Los Angeles (Silver Lake), California
BIRDS OF AVALON
Thursday, Aug 2 2007 Slim's Raleigh, North Carolina
Saturday, Aug 4 2007 The Comet Cincinnati, Ohio w/ Ted Leo
FATAL FLYING GUILLOTEENS
Tuesday, July 31 2007 Drunken Unicorn Atlanta, GA w/ Pelican and Clouds
Wednesday, Aug 1 2007 40 Watt Club Athens, GA w/ Pelican and Clouds
Friday, Aug 3 2007 Spanish Moon Baton Rouge, LA w/ Pelican and Clouds
Saturday, Aug 4 2007 Emo's Austin, TX w/ Pelican and Clouds
Monday, July 30 2007 Old Baldy Los Angeles, California
Thursday, Aug 2 2007 Rhinoceropolis Denver, Colorado w/ Attractive & Popular
Friday, Aug 3 2007 Haunted Kitchen Lawrence, Kansas
Saturday, Aug 4 2007 House Party Bloomington, Indiana
Tuesday, July 31 2007 Transmutations Listening Party @ Liar's Club Chicago, Illinois