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Dancin’ on a Friday Night: The Darkness, Girl in a Coma @ Stubb’s, 5/25/12

“Hey you! Do you remember me? I used to sit next to you at school We indulged in all the extra-curricular activities We weren’t particularly cool” Way back in 2004 The Darkness were coming to Stubb’s and I was finishing up grad school. Most people thought they were a joke band, I thought they were […]

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Rock Out: Motörhead, Clutch, Valient Thorr @ Stubb’s, 3/8/11

“Hear the music coming, loud as you can stand You’ll never be the same again Let the beat into you, let it turn you ’round Let it be your best friend” Life can basically be divided into two parts: things we can control, and things we cannot. This was already heavily on my mind when […]

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Funeral Bell: Black Label Society, Clutch, Children of Bodom @ Stubb's, 11/2/10

“Drinking, drugged up, completely shot to hell Left behind, ain’t nothing left to sell Oh, ain’t nothing left to sell The hatred of your blood So tortured, so insane Dead ends, lost hope Keep running through your veins Oh, running through your veins Ohhhhhhhh So high, and then I fell Ohhhhhhhh Can’t stop the ringing […]

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Risk: Deftones, EightFourSeven @ Stubb's, 10/19/10

“You can’t talk I’m anxious I’m off the walls I’m right here just Come outside And see in But pack your heart You might need it I will find a way I’m confused, ohh But I think I can try I will save your life I will try for you” ‘Risk‘ I left the show […]

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Hollow Body: Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Stubb's BBQ, 9/3/10

Once upon a time, back in 2006, I was in the midst of a live music binge that would end up being the precipitating factor in starting this site. I think I went to 5 shows in a week, a bizarre mix of Bob Dylan, a Bridge School Benefit, She Wants Revenge, and Snoop Dogg. […]

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Tangerine: Robert Plant & the Band of Joy @ Stubb's BBQ, 7/26/10

I woke up with the sun on Monday morning. It trickles in my windows as it rises over the hills that surround my new home. I now live in the middle of nowhere. But today, I would drive to Austin- a place where I am much more comfortable- to see a living legend. I don’t […]

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SXSW '10: Head Like a Hole: Spin Party: Rogue Wave, Fucked Up, Miike Snow, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Hole @ Stubb's, 1pm, 3/19/10

The Spin Party at SXSW is generally one of the most coveted events to get into. When I heard that Hole would be playing the U.S for the first time in over a decade here, and Fucked Up were on the bill, I really wanted to go, but knew it would be impossible. However, due […]

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