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Show Alert: Psycho De Mayo @ The Yost Theater (Santa Ana)

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo this year with your most psychedelic friends and favorite bands at Orange County’s first annual psychedelic music and arts festival- Psycho De Mayo.  We are all in for new, fun, and cheap festivals, and Psycho De Mayo is providing a heavy lineup of psych-rock that makes this one day festival a must-go.  Black Mountain, Dead Skeletons, A Place To Bury Strangers, Dead Meadow and Strangers Family Band are just some of the bands providing sonic exploration on the main stage on May 5th.  With two free stages, pop-up bars, and some of Rabbits Black’s favorite bands, Psycho De Mayo is the only place you should be to celebrate the holiday this year.  Luckily for you we have a pair of tickets to giveaway.  Come and get em’. (more…)

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Live Review: A Place To Bury Strangers @ La Sala Rossa (Montreal) 11/17

My first exposure to the dingy club live musical stylings of A Place To Bury Strangers was certainly not a disappointment.  “The loudest shoegaze band you’ll ever hear” is the critical sound bite that features most prominently in my recollection of previous reviews, and their performance at Montreal’s La Sala Rossa felt more-or-less in line with that statement.  The venue’s sound system and mixing efforts were decidedly less than stellar, but that didn’t stop the menacing waves of feedback and drone from reaching their intended effect.  After a double dose of quickly forgotten openers, the audience finally woke up with A Place To Bury Strangers. (more…)

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Contest: Win tickets to see A Place To Bury Strangers tomorrow in San Francisco

A Place To Bury Strangers are on the west coast this week with a show tonight in Los Angeles and tomorrow in San Francisco at The Independent.  We have two tickets to the show tomorrow in San Francisco, and we are giving them away to a lucky fan.  This is the APTBS show you have been waiting for as they tour in support of their latest mind-bending album Worship.  Enter after the jump! (more…)