Archive for May, 2012

Comments Off on Destruction of a Rose release new EP and hit the road with Aechoes, Rule of Thumb and more

Official Release: Las Vegas metal quintet, Destruction Of A Rose, return with their brand new EP entitled “It’s Alive.”¬† Released independently following the demise of their former label (BlkHeart Group), it is being heralded as the band’s most intense and ambitious effort to date. DOAR will be hitting the road this summer with their new […]

Comments Off on GIGS: June, July avails for The Aruba, Gold Mine Tavern

ARUBA HOTEL is located on 1215 Las Vegas Blvd at the start of Downtown’s booming Arts District. Capacity is 300 and has full bar and kitchen onsite. We consider most genres, but original bands only. All shows $7 presale $10 day of show 21+ 9pm doors June 16th w/ The Third Degree, Szabo, The Call […]

Comments Off on Why is it so hard to have a good all ages venue off strip in Las Vegas?

The City of Las Vegas hates live music off the strip or out of casinos. It has to be the case, because of the 7 years I have been supporting independent music we don’t get all ages venues open very long unless there is a large casino or corporation chain attached. March 1st, 2012 changed […]

Comments Off on Oh, so they don’t just show up? You mean there’s work involved to be heard?

I completely understand your perspective, I really do. I too had that same glimmer in my eye at concerts as a fat bitchy teenager and later as a fat-balding-bitchy-semi-adult. Seeing all the people I knew already and so many I didn’t know (and eventually got to), all enjoying kick ass live music together. At the […]

Comments Off on eNVy Showcase: Holding Onto Sound, theCore. and more on JUNE 8th at HOB Las Vegas

eNVy Showcase: JUNE 8th, 2012 at House of Blues Las Vegas eNVy goes punk! The June edition of the showcase finally brings back punk rock with a figgin’ fantastic lineup. The concert is 18 and over in the main hall of the House of Blues Las Vegas. Tickets are $12 through the bands directly, HOB […]

Comments Off on May 16th, 2012 at House of Blues Las Vegas: eNVy Showcase

GET¬†READY! The eNVy Showcase returns Wednesday, May 16th to the House of Blues Las Vegas inside the Mandalay Bay Casino. The showcase, featured in the main concert hall, brings the Vegas local music scene to the Strip.   Where the Fallen Lie, Protest, The Darkest Day, Hyperion’s Horizon, Whiskey Southern, and ShrapNull are set to […]

Comments Off on BAND OF THE MONTH: The Solid Suns

The Solid Suns is kicking asshole and taking names. This trio of Las Vegas has already caught the attention of fans and venues alike, playing all over town. They had taken on the Las Vegas Hard Rock Rising contest and have won, immediately giving them new avenues to be heard, and with a debut album […]