Musician Henry Gibson finds new passion with acting gigs
Published 6/21/2012 at 11:35 a.m. 0 comments
Community boosters are quick to laud Knoxville's music and arts community as an undiscovered gem, often to an excessive degree. However, bringing credence to this praise was the 24-hour Film Festival held June 16 at the Bijou Theatre. Expecting the ...
Casey's Trunk opens for business
Updated 12/1/2011 at 2:07 p.m. 0 comments
Newly formed punk trio Casey's Trunk is most recognizable for its subject matter, which tackles current events with the subtlety of a South Park episode and offends the pious similarly.
Tabula Rasa draws up fresh plans
Published 11/23/2011 at 1:06 p.m. 0 comments
For music snobs, there is probably no greater source of contention than jam bands. People either love them or hate them. Knoxville act Tabula Rasa isn't one of those jam bands.
Knoxville band Wolf at the Door releases 'Weary Bones' EP
Published 11/17/2011 at 10:39 a.m. 0 comments
On a Knoxville scale, you could say rock quintet Wolf at the Door has seen a meteoric rise to greatness. The band that shaped itself little by little into its present form has amassed a sizable following over the past ...
Temper Through Tears balances new and old
Updated 11/10/2011 at 1:09 p.m. 0 comments
Temper Through Tears vocalist/guitarist Jason Williams and guitarist Justin Parker took a break from the music world after spending more than a decade each in a range of original acts.
Joe Marson is in the house
Published 11/3/2011 at 11:19 a.m. 0 comments
Journeyman singer/songwriter Joe Marson has been to, if not lived in, nearly every major city in the United States and even some abroad.
Bands rally for A Hero Remains van plan
Published 10/27/2011 at 12:01 p.m. 0 comments
Most recognized for its aggressive Christian messages woven into hardcore/metal music and a lineup consisting of twin brothers Josh and John Mayor, A Hero Remains has been forced to restructure.
Brendon James Wright returns to the Wrongs
Published 10/20/2011 at 12:50 p.m. 0 comments
Brendon James Wright was once a regular on the Knoxville circuit, playing several shows a week either as a solo act or with his full band Brendon James Wright and the Wrongs. After a long period of inactivity, Wright looks ...
Mother Mange cooks up a crunchy debut
Published 10/13/2011 at 12:00 p.m. 0 comments
Knoxville noise duo Mother Mange is not cool.
The Stray Hand stays on track
Published 10/6/2011 at 1:10 p.m. 0 comments
Many former participants assert that Knoxville's once-thriving all-ages, metal/hardcore scene has diminished in popularity due to an inconsistency of venues and fans maturing in musical taste upon high school graduation. But there's a resurgence of hardcore bands that hope to ...
The Bad Dudes are back in action
Published 9/29/2011 at 3:36 p.m. 0 comments
Knoxville rockers The Bad Dudes have re-emerged after a three-year break, and are preparing for the release of their debut album "Mammas, Hide Your Daughters."
Revamped band In Truth Be Valor stays honest
Published 9/22/2011 at 2:38 p.m. 0 comments
After a three-year hiatus, In Truth Be Valor has returned with a matured vision and sound. The group, now reduced to a four-piece, has reflected on its previous iteration with a sense of humor, and now emphasizes creating more genuine ...
Expanded Bird Names lands for a concert
Published 9/15/2011 at 12:46 p.m. 0 comments
Knoxville is the first stop for Athens, Ga., band Bird Names as it embarks on an Eastern tour in support of its 2011 release "Metabolism: a Salute to the Energy of the Sun."
Ten Out of Tenn songwriters collective coming to Square Room
Published 9/8/2011 at 12:43 p.m. 0 comments
Tennessee singer-songwriter supergroup Ten Out of Tenn originated in Nashville, though most of its rotating cast have come from much farther. Members hail from Mississippi, Michigan, Colorado and even Australia to make up the fourth iteration (supplementing the fourth volume ...
Teenage Love keeps the punk clock ticking
Published 9/1/2011 at 12:14 p.m. 0 comments
Knoxville punk quartet Teenage Love (also called Teenage Love 13) are no teenagers. The band, now approaching its 30th anniversary in 2014, is older than many of its newer fans.
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