Aug 062010
So much rock I'm sick - bbbblaaaaahhhh!

So much rock I'm sick - bbbblaaaaahhhh!*

The music gods have blessed central Florida for the month of October as a slew of bands, old and new, are pushing through the area:

10.1 - Phantogram – BackBooth – Saratoga Springs indie duo with dark, catchy, atmospheric pop and cute sweaters. (Phantogram song was The Coolest Song Ever! … Right Now in June)

10.2 – Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer … sorry, SLAYER!!! – Hard Rock Live – Guaranteed face melter. Check out K&N exclusive concert video

10.5 – LCD Soundsystem with (OMG!) Sleigh Bells - Hard Rock – With blogs raving about the LCD Soundsystem’s latest work, this will be a hot show. (Sleigh Bells album review and Sleigh Bells Music)

10.6 – Owen Pallet and The National – House of Blues – Another awesome band touring on a critically acclaimed album

10.7 – Yeasayer – Firestone – Psychedelic 80′s pop and hipster delight

10.7 – Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s – Backbooth – Like a more subdued Edward Sharpe

10.8 – Blitzen Trapper – The Social – Country tinged northwestern rock, somewhere between Built to Spill and Fleet Foxes

10.9G.W.A.R – Firestone – Blood drenched awesomeness! (Concert video and review of GWAR)

10.10 – Born Ruffians – BackBooth – I like the song “Soul Brother”

10.10Bob Dylan, yes thee Bib Dizzle – UCF Arena

10.11 – Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Very Best – Hard Rock – Beach House is the band to see. (Vampire Weekend album review) (Vampire Weekend concert review and video)

10.12 – Pharoahe Monche – The Social – Everybody say, “Hip!” “Hop!”

10.13 – Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - The Social

10.14 – Built to Spill – The Social – Band with near legendary indie cred at our storied club

10.14 – Flaming Lips - HOB – They will also be at the St. Augustine Amphitheater which would be amazing, especially if the weather is nice.

10.15 – School of Seven Bells, Active Child, Sleazy McQueen – The Social – check out the Active Child album review

10.16 – D.R.I – Firestone – Dirty Rotten Imbeciles – hardcore punkers turned thrash metalists back from a long hiatus and ready to smash

10.17 – Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros – The Social | 10.18 – The Ritz, Ybor – Cool video clip from “Home” – Looks like a great show!

10.17 – Daniel Tosh – Tampa – Along with Louis C.K, Daniel Tosh is the funniest person on TV right now.

10.18 - Caribou – BackBooth – A “do not miss” concert

10.21 – Xiu Xiu – BackBooth

10.24 – Frightened Rabbit – The Social

10.25 – MGMT - Hard Rock – Hip, fun, but might suck live.

10.26 – Phoenix – HOB – This is huge. French rockers, excuse me, Freedom rockers in Orlando!

10.27 – Thievery Corporation – Hard Rock – A killer live show and Massive Attack is there too! (Concert video from the HOB 2009, Review of the Houston HOB and VooDoo Fest shows, Concert video from VooDoo Fest 2008)

Thanks to Jess for the image!

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