Posts Tagged ‘music’

– Photos by Ronnie Jackson – “Heavy rock icons, Judas Priest team up with metal legends, Texas Hippie Coalition for 2015 tour” JUDAS PRIEST There are few heavy metal bands that have managed to scale the heights that Judas Priest has during their nearly 40 year career. On May 14, Judas Priest will bring the ‘Redeemer of…

– Photos by James Villa & Ronnie Jackson – “Brandon Callies Day” declared by City of Austin, Thursday, March 26, 2015 Brandon Callies (Brandon Callies Band, The Screaming Thieves), Hand Drawn Records’ artist based in Austin, Texas. This morning an extremely exciting news release came across, stating that one of our con…

-Words by Philip James // Photos by James Villa – Exit 380’s “Photomaps”  vinyl reissue in new alternative packaging – only 300 produced – Ships: April 3rd, 2015 Last year’s release of Photomaps (August 2014) marked a seminal time in Exit 380’s storied 16 year history. In the band’s previous five full length efforts (a…

– Words by Philip James // Photos courtesy the Artist – Denver rock quintet, My Body Sings Electric, is an interesting bunch for sure. With a burgeoning weekly podcast, The Awful Truth, and a stellar sophomore record, Part 1: The Night Ends – the record reached #1 on the Billboard’s Rocky Mountain Regional Charts – thi…

– Words by Philip James – North Texas based label, Hand Drawn Records, hosts it’s second annual unofficial South-By showcase, coinciding with the famed music weekend on Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21st at Austin’s Brass House. Check out this playlist of the performing acts below and you’ll clearly hear why t…

– Words by Philip James – HAND DRAWN RECORDS PRESENTS: The Unofficial South-By Showcase BRASS HOUSE – AUSTIN, TX // MARCH 20 & 21, 2015 No wristbands. No cover. // Two days. 40 bands. North Texas based label, Hand Drawn Records, announces second annual unofficial South-By showcase, coinciding with Austin’s famed music…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Gas Monkey Live was a prime destination for progressive metal lovers on this Thursday night. Monuments kicked off the night; and while I didn’t arrive early enough to see them, I heard they were incredible. Animals as Leaders was no different. Their instrumental pieces…

-Photos by Ronnie Jackson – Los Angeles breakthrough metal act, Butcher Babies, has recorded an EP of cover tunes that will surely please fans of the band, as well as fans of the artists that performed them originally. Titled Uncovered, this EP has been released today in North America. In support of Uncovered, Butcher…