July 16, 2007

Vains of Jenna, Ratt & Poison: My 80's roots Haven't Grown Out

Vains of Jenna, Ratt, and Poison 07-11-07 Snowden Grove in Southhaven, MS
The short story is that I got stuck in traffic, lost in Mississippi (thanks, Jered) , and I was seriously late. For those that know me, YES I LEFT ON TIME! My friend Lisa gave a raving opinion of Vains of Jenna's thirty minute set.

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July 06, 2007

Shadows Fall, New Daisy Theatre, Memphis: 07-02-07

The Daisy on historic Beale Street is one of my favorite Memphis
venues. It is small enough to be intimate, yet large enough to get big
names. I remember seeing The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Herbie Hancock,
and Dave Matthews Band there over the years.

Getting in was no problem, you know (ahem), since my name is on the
guest list under Billboard. I waited in the back with my newly adorned
press pass not knowing what to expect, after all this Massachusetts
metal band is coming on right before GWAR. My anticipation and fear of getting GWAR blood on me was soon replaced with a face-melting, eardrum bursting wall of metal...Shadowfallsjonathandonius_2

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