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Best of Riot Fest Chicago 2015: Prayers

CincyMusic.com was lucky to attend Riot Fest in Chicago last weekend.  There was an insane amount of conflicts this year, but this week we will include a “Best Of” list of the most memorable artists. Prayers performed on the Radicals Stage at this year’s Riot Fest at dusk...

Ancient Warfare Tonight at MOTR

Kentucky’s Ancient Warfare will celebrate their record release show tonight at MOTR.  I had the opportunity to speak with songstress, Echo Wilcox, whose hauntingly stunning voice took ahold of my attention as I dived deeper into their latest album, The Pale Horse. I had the opportunity...

Preview: Louisville’s Louder Than Life

Are all of these indie - rock bands bringing you down? Does the sound of an acoustic guitar make your skin crawl? Louisville’s Louder than Life Music Festival will happily remedy all of those unnecessary feels from your psyche. In only its second year, the festival took no precautions on...

Why Weren’t You at Against Me!?

Last Saturday, Against Me!, Frank Iero, and Annie Girl and the Flight played at Bogart's to a surprisingly small audience. Annie Girl and the FlightSan Francisco's Annie Girl and the Flight were simply amazing. I listened to a few songs from the band before their performance live and was...

Your New Favorite Band: Electric Citizen

The sounds of a better time are steadily creeping from the wide hems of bell bottoms of the 1970s to the present.  Rock outfits such as Graveyard, Horisont, and Blood Ceremony are bands that are on a steady rotation on my summer playlist, but I recently stumbled upon Electric Citizen. Track...

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Bunbury Interview: Bummers

Columbus foursome, Bummers, who recently rocked Nelsonville with their own style of fuzz beach-rock, will make their Bunbury debut this weekend. Since I’m unable to tell just how many times I’ve made Bummers apart of my evening plans (whiskey), I do remember having the best time at each...

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Bunbury Preview: Royal Blood

We were all taught that success comes with time and hard work, but the accomplishments of English duo, Royal Blood, seemingly occurred overnight. I made the trek to The Shelter in Detroit in July of last year to see Michael Kerr and Ben Thatcher bust open everyone’s eardrums while...

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The Missing Link Tour Review (Pittsburgh, Detroit, Columbus)

Catching three bands in three different cities is something that I will never do again. Losing my phone in Detroit, losing myself in Pittsburgh, and losing my lunch in Columbus was enough to take all of my energy. Purely for pleasure, I ventured to uncharted territory to Pittsburgh and witnessed...

Gerard Way and my Ringing Ears

My ears are still ringing from Gerard Way (and The Hormones’) show Tuesday night at Bogart’s. The high-pitched screams were not only for the former My Chemical Romance front man, but also for the solid opening band, whose name I unfortunately could not hear due to the said screams, and...

Show Review: The Pixies

Saturday night, The Pixies took the outdoor stage at the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Cincinnati. Enforcing the no umbrellas allowed policy, I left the venue damp, but happy.  But, I won’t get ahead of myself. Before stepping onto stage and reliving what the soundtrack of my life...

Sick of Sarah to Rock The Drinkery Tonight

Sick of Sarah is one of those bands that seemingly disappeared. After lineup and management changes, the Minnesota foursome are currently embarking on a month and half long tour to ready the digital release of their newest EP, Anthem. I had the sincere pleasure of speaking on the phone with...

Record Store Day 2015

Record Store Day kicks off this Saturday featuring one of a kind albums, artwork, and performances around the country. RSD began in 2007 with a mission to honor independent record stores worldwide and provide customers with an opportunity to purchase artwork, through various mediums, from their...