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Monday, November 19, 2018

Band of the Week: Linqo

Posted By on Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Welcome to Orlando Weekly's "Band of the Week." Every week, we highlight one of our favorite local bands. This week, we're pleased to bring you Linqo. Linqo is playing Will's Pub on Nov. 21. Just the facts: When did the band form?It started as the solo project of singer/songwriter...

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Morbid Angel announce all-star Tampa show next spring

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:39 PM

Tampa death metal godfathers Morbid Angel have announced an all-star metal showcase in Tampa next March as the final date of their headlining Decibel Magazine tour. Morbid Angel will be joined by New York death metal peers Immolation as well as up-and-comers Necrot and Blood Incantation. Morbid Angel, Immolation, Necrot...

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Enzian showcases John Lydon's other band in 'The Public Image Is Rotten'

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Though Public Image Ltd. has been around for far longer and released far more groundbreaking material than frontman John Lydon’s other band, it remains relegated to a footnote far too often when people discuss Lydon’s career. The new documentary screening at Enzian Theater for one night only attempts to...

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Japanese punks XL Fits stop in to Total Punk's Turnbuckle Tuesdays

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Getting to see the peerless XL Fits – sublimely unhinged scummy proto-punk from Japan that effortlessly straddles the thin white line between Motörhead and the Mirrors – do their thing live has got us downright giddy. And it’s free too? More money to spend on their merch. Opening is...

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Playboi Carti comes to party at the Beacham

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 5:00 AM

If you have more extravagant musical tastes than the below-mentioned punk show, there’s this altogether more lavish affair. According to pop lore, young Atlanta (now Los Angeles) MC Playboy Carti was born the day Tupac Shakur died, an apt metaphor for the stern activism of a previous generation giving...

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tropical Depression showcases the strength of Florida's darkwave scene at Stardust Video & Coffee

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 3:22 PM

In one of life’s little ironies, the so-called Sunshine State has developed a strong crop of artists obsessed with dark electronic soundscapes over the past few years. It’s a scene that’s existed for a while, but this two-day festival – the first day of which takes place in Tampa...

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Half of Stanton Warriors pop into Iron Cow for a DJ gig this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Though it’s not technically the full Stanton Warriors lineup – Mark Yardley is sitting this one out – Dominic Butler’s gig at Iron Cow this weekend is going to be pretty close. The signature blend of house, hip-hop and electro is sure to be preserved, and openers DJ BMF,...

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Jon Bellion announces Orlando show set for next summer

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 1:31 PM

R&B hitmaker Jon Bellion – who first came to fame in 2012 after penning the chorus of Eminem's Grammy-winning 2012 single "The Monster" – has announced a round of North American dates next year to promote his recently released new album Glory Sound Prep. And, lucky you, one of three...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Roy Orbison's hologram brings the 'Big O' back to life at the Dr. Phillips Center

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 3:11 PM

Look, we all miss Roy Orbison. But think you can deal with a visit from his ghost? Cool, because this is going to feel eerily like that. In a weird collision of golden-era nostalgia and future-now technology, this stage production by L.A. company BASE Hologram is bringing the Big...

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Godsmack, Three Days Grace, Pop Evil and more announced for upcoming Earthday Birthday in Orlando

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 1:51 PM

Orlando rock radio station 101.1 WJRR announced this morning the headliners for their annual "Earthday Birthday" music festival. The rock festival will take place all day April 13, 2019, and will feature performances from Godsmack, Three Days Grace, Pop Evil, P.O.D., Atreyu, Motionless in White, Rival Sons and the Blue...

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