Artists You Should Know (ticket giveaway): All That Remains

All That Remains

“ATR stand out because they refuse to succumb to the crippling conventions of metalcore. Like local brethren Unearth, Shadows Fall and Killswitch Engage, they continue to evolve from the scrappy blare of their rudimentary metalcore roots.” -Alternative Press

Get your metal on with All That Remains!  The band will be melting faces this Saturday at the Barrymore and we’ve got a pair of tickets to the show to give away to one lucky blog reader.  Read on to find out how they could be yours!

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Artists You Should Know (ticket giveaway): Company Of Thieves

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This indie pop trio first became popular after the release of their hit single “Oscar Wilde,” and we just can’t get enough of their infectiously sweet tunes.  Chicago’s Company Of Thieves will be in Madison this Friday and we’ve got a special opportunity for you to win tickets to the show.  Read on!

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Artists You Should Know (ticket giveaway): Juliette Lewis

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“Lewis impressively embraces the dramatics of producer Omar Rodriguez-Lopez (of The Mars Volta), who takes Lewis into surprisingly dark territory. Keeping the hyperactive energy, Lewis convincingly mixes guttural aggression and haunting sonic effects.” -A.V. Club

Juliette Lewis is one of those rare breeds who can successfully and convincingly shift her talents from one creative outlet to another. Her work in films such as What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? and Natural Born Killers made her a Hollywood heavyweight, and now she is proving to be quite a contender in the musical ring as well with her characteristic take-no-prisoners performing style.  Still keeping in-touch with her acting roots, Lewis has recently completed work on Whip It, Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut, celebrating women’s roller derby.  Fittingly adding to the fun of her upcoming show at The High Noon Saloon, Madison’s own roller derby stars, The Mad Rollin’ Dolls will attend the October 4th show to meet fans and rock out in style.  Want to get in on the action for free?  Read on to find out how you can win tickets!

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Artists You Should Know (ticket giveaway and free mp3 download): Sleepy Sun

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“Their long hair, nature-kid press photos and onstage face paint seemingly align Sleepy Sun with San Fran’s tie-dyed tradition, but the band’s palette is actually smeared with a whole lotta Blacks: Sabbath, Mountain (whose producer, Colin Stewart, works the boards here), Angels and– when singer Bret Constantino busts out a boogie-summoning wail on ‘Snow Goddess’– even the Crowes.” –

They’re playing in Madison tonight, September 27th.  Wanna get in for free?  You gotta act fast!  Read on to find out how you could win a pair of tickets.  While you’re at it, check out a free download of “New Age” from these exciting new psychedelic experimenters.

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Artists You Should Know (ticket giveaway): Bell X1

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Rolling Stone says the new album by the Bell X1 is “full of sweet, cushy melodies surrounded by well-arranged electronic textures.”  You’ve probably heard their ridiculously catchy new single (“The Great Defector”) from the Irish heirs to the Talking Heads’ quirky pop rock throne on the radio, and now you can hear it live.  The band will be in Madison on Monday night and we want you to be there.  Read on to find out more about Bell X1’s rising star and enter to win tickets to the show.

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