Local Review: The Sons Of Guns – Self titled

Local Review: The Sons Of Guns – Self titled
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The Sons Of Guns Self titled None Street: 09.22 The Sons Of Guns = Beat!Beat!Beat! + Queens Of The Stone Age + The Black Crowes I can’t say I was

Local Review: Mean Molly’s Trio – Things I See

Local Review: Mean Molly’s Trio – Things I See
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Mean Molly’s Trio Things I See Rev 13 13 Records Street: 2007 Mean Molly’s Trio = Ray Charles + The Raconteurs + Mudhoney + The Black Keys Remarkably enough, coming

Local Review: Her Candane – No Battle!

Local Review: Her Candane – No Battle!
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Her Candane No Battle!  Tribunal Records Street: 11.07 Her Candane = Himsa + Dillinger Escape Plan + Every Time I Die + noise Salt Lake City homeboys, Her Candane, come

The Family That Kilby Built

The Family That Kilby Built
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Anyone who has grown up in Salt Lake City and started going to shows at a young age knows that Salt Lake’s all-ages venue options have always been limited. Stereotypically,

The Wolfs

The Wolfs
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Eli Morrison – Guitar, Vocals Jeremy Smith – Guitar Charlie Lewis – Drums Shane Asbridge – Bass Jesse Winters – Electric Piano, Synth Eli Morrison and his band, The Wolfs,

Local Reviews: Code Hero

Local Reviews: Code Hero
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After listening to this beautifully crafted EP, the first thing I thought was, “Why do these guys have to live in Utah County and not right here in SLC?” I was immediately checking their Myspace to see if there were any upcoming shows in SLC, because if there were, I was going to be there. I had to see them live and witness these tunes for myself. Unfortunately, I had no such luck in spotting an SLC play anytime soon. … read more

Local Reviews: Lewis

Local Reviews: Lewis
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There’s nothing worse than having to give a local band � which represents you and your local musical community � a bad write-up. Nevertheless, nobody wins when a band continues on, ignorant of their lack of talent. Lewis is the epitome of the-pop punk sound a la Blink 182. Maybe they thought they’d fill the void for all the Blink fans who can’t get over Blink being gone.  … read more

Modest Mouse/Rilo Kiley Show Review

Modest Mouse/Rilo Kiley Show Review
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When I left work to drive to this show, I had mixed feelings. I was stoked to be going to the show courtesy of my SLUG Mag credentials, but the fact that it was an arena show “de-stoked” me a great deal, yet I did my best to stay positive. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of those “Modest Mouse sold out!” kinds of people; in fact, almost the opposite. I’m stoked they have a few radio songs here and there-good for them!  … read more

Two Gallants Show Review

Two Gallants Show Review
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I first became aware of Two Gallants because I was blessed enough to have their last album, What The Toll Tells, put in my box for a review right before it was released.  … read more

Thrice Show Review

Thrice Show Review
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After a 25 minute drive out to no man’s land, I exited the freeway to wait in a line of cars slowing to pay $5 and to be told where to park because there is no option to park anywhere else without the threat of being towed. I was thankful for the fact that I had a press pass for the show because of the ridiculous service charges added to the ticket price. … read more