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First socially-distanced concert in the US takes place in Arkansas

Posted by on May 20, 2020

  Despite a host of issues leading up to it, the first socially-distanced concert in the US took place in Arkansas on Monday (18).  Bishop Gunn frontman Travis McCready took the stage at Temple Live in Fort Smith, AR for an intimate acoustic set, playing to a sparsely-filled room of masked concert-goers. It was the […]

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Arkansas’ first socially distanced concert being shut down by state

Posted by on May 15, 2020

  Last week, it was announced that Fort Smith, Arkansas venue TempleLive would be holding their first post-lockdown concert. Now, that show is being shut down by the state. The show, an intimate acoustic set from Bishop Gunn frontman Travis McCready, was supposed to take place on May 15, three days before the state of […]

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Arkansas venue to host one of the US’ first “Socially Distanced” concerts

Posted by on May 6, 2020

  The state of Arkansas is attempting to get back to some semblance of “life-as-we-knew-it” by becoming the second state to start allowing for “socially distanced” concerts to take place. Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Monday that the state will be reopening concert venues starting on May 18. One venue, however, is looking to get a […]

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Dissident Aggression – Pallbearer Build Upon Foundations

Posted by on September 12, 2014

You can always tell when a sub-genre of metal is growing in popularity. The pretenders and bandwagon riders start to come out in full force. We saw it with thrash, death metal, black metal, etc. You name it there have been instances when a genre’s rise in popularity is proportionately tied to the sheer volume […]

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Dissident Aggression: Getting An Iron Tongue Lashing

Posted by on June 14, 2013

A couple weeks back we we waxed poetic in this column about how commercial rock stations have continuously dropped the ball over the last twenty or so years and ignored real, live rock n’ roll bands while peddling what essentially amounts to musical eunuchs.  Well, with their debut album, The Dogs Have Barked, The Birds […]

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