Outback Lodge

The Influence and Honor By August
Published on Jan 25th, 2009
0 comments VA Beach quartet The Influence calls themselves "post-flannel rock." That probably means they sound like a time capsule from 1997 (see their tours with Jimmy Eat World, Silverchair, and Finger...
Fucked Up
Published on Jan 15th, 2009
3 comments Just in case you didn't think these six Canucks were serious about being a blistering hardcore band, they gave themselves a band name that the Hook's lame-o editors will almost certainly censor...
Sciatic
Published on Jan 15th, 2009
1 comments CD release show for the heavy local rockers. Soul Craft opens.
Egypt
Published on Dec 18th, 2008
9 comments Local songwriter Andy Waldeck's funky early-90's rock band Egypt gets together one-more-time-for-old-time's-sake one more time with this reunion show; their last shot at this was a short mini-tour...
Bella Morte
Published on Nov 30th, 2008
0 comments Goth-rock Bella Morte - On The Edge
Kotonashi and the Rock And Roll Cannibals
Published on Nov 30th, 2008
0 comments Savage metal and flesh-eating rock
Horsefang
Published on Nov 30th, 2008
0 comments Sludgy local metal band that likes their keys minor and their volume levels ridiculous. Also featuring other bands with slightly-less-scary names like Forensics (too clinical) and Colossus (too X...
Eames Coleman and Diet Kong
Published on Nov 30th, 2008
1 comments A local guitarist and a Brooklyn dance-rock duo bearing what will probably be our best band name of the month
Supersuckers
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
1 comments This formerly Sub Pop rock quartet from Seattle went country around 1997, further distancing themselves from the city's waning grunge phase. That bought them some much-needed artistic longevity,...
The Cruxshadows, Ayria, and I:Escentilla
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
5 comments Buncha goth bands presented by The Dawning. LOLMetal (you're welcome) by Slayer X (thanks).
A Cosmonaut's Ruin
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
4 comments A Cosmonaut's Ruin plays crunchy hard rock. Also featuring local punk rockers Worn In Red, crackling alt-rockers City Of Ships, and garage metal duo Kiste. Worn In Red - Vital Joys A Cosmonaut's...
The Crueligans
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
1 comments Dirty punk rock descended from MC5
After The Fire
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
2 comments Heavy local rockers. Also featuring Alexandria's Iris Divine and local youngsters Never Forgotten.
XPS
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
0 comments Andy Waldeck's funky bunch of local all-stars deliberately never practices but usually still manages to sound awesome.
Swamp Thing
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
0 comments We think this downstairs show is going to involve an appearance by the Richmond hardcore band, not the campiest 80's anti-hero this side of the Toxic Avenger, but either option would be fine with...
Inbryo
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
2 comments These five Texas metalheads were recently sponsored by a company that makes an energy drink named "Cocaine," and the deal was brokered by Fear Factory drummer Raymond Herrera. Expect a lovely...
Melodime and My Blue
Published on Nov 2nd, 2008
1 comments An allegedly eclectic blend of something, something, and something else. Please write better band bios, people.
Sciatic
Published on Nov 2nd, 2008
3 comments Heavy local rock. Also featuring Soul Craft and Shill For The Man.
The Bloodsugars
Published on Nov 2nd, 2008
0 comments Hook-driven synth-laden danceable indie rock act from Brooklyn with a diabetic frontman. Don't dance too hard, dude. Gotta watch out for that hypoglycemia. This is definitely the bargain of the...
OurAfter
Published on Nov 2nd, 2008
0 comments So far it's generally accepted that Dwight Schrute is the apex of Scranton, PA's contributions to American culture, but four-piece alt-rock band OurAfter hopes to change that. Local rocker Will...