TAM Music: Mastodon, Red Fang, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Black Fangs, Tiger! Tiger! Show Review

Story and Photos by Ellen Eldridge The recently Grammy-nominated, Atlanta-local Mastodon, a band that found its name based on guitarist Bill Kelliher’s Star Wars Bantha tattoo, celebrated in style with their network of friends and families during “The Missing Link” show at the Tabernacle Dec. 2. Of the opening acts, Atlanta’s

TAM Music: Shonen Knife

By Rose Riot Raise your hand if remember the all-girl, Japanese surf/garage rock band 5.6.7.8's in the movie Kill Bill Volume 1? I am happy to report that these diminutive ladies otherwise known as Shonen Knife are celebrating their 30th year rocking Ramone-esque style with a US tour. Seen by some

TAM MUSIC: Interview with Hank III

Story and photos by Rose Riot Shelton Hank Williams, better known as Hank III, is celebrating his creative liberation with the release of four new albums on September 6, 2011. Armed with his own new record label aptly named Hank III Records and a red-hot cattle brand, Hank III is ready

Tyler B. Murphy: Hand Poked Tattoos on Die Antwoord

By Tyler B. Murphy My mate Ryan got stabbed in the back outside a bar in my old neighborhood. They snatched his friends handbag and left him thinking that he had been punched on his right shoulder-blade. Moments later as the blood cooled, he felt the wetness, and realised the truth

Social Distortion Performing on Guitar Center Show, Sessions Aug. 6th, 2011 at 10:00 P.M. on DIRECTV

Courtesy of  Social Distortion: Social Distortion will be appearing on the award-winning music series Guitar Center Sessions this coming Saturday, August 6th at 10:00pm ET/PT on DIRECTV'S Audience Network (channel 239). Tune-in and catch the guys perform some of their classics as well as songs from their latest release Hard Times And Nursery

A Perfect Circle in Atlanta

Story and photos by Rose Riot Hot, crowded, moody, sultry and sweaty are the words to describe A Perfect Circle's (APC) performance at The Tabernacle in Atlanta on July 20. APC is one of the many creative undertakings by frontman Maynard James Keenan. The band started in 1999 and has had

Music: Red Fang Interview (VIDEO)

By Rose Riot Summer is here, and that means music festival season. One such festival that I am looking forward to attending in the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fest. Mayhem will be rolling through Atlanta in August and I will be prepared for the heat of the sun and the heat