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Empirian is a band that has performed several times this year at various local venues, and this time they’re back to put on another vicious performance.
The band’s style of metal combines ferocious breakdowns with menacing harmonized guitars in order to try and set a new standard in the metalcore genre. The group has been known to feature both clean and screaming vocals, in order to appeal to a variety of heavy metal fans.
Phantom in the Woodwork is a progressive death metal band that originated in the Greater-Cleveland area. The band draws their sound from well established acts such as Between the Buried and Me, Dream Theater, Chimaira, and The Fucking Champs. Fans of the aforementioned groups should definitely take notice of this new up-and-coming metal act.
FInally, The Tailwinds are a biker-rock band who perform original hard rock tunes, as well as cover songs that they "make their own." This band may not be the heaviest band of the night, but they are definitely one that should not be missed.
This is one of the most talented groups of local rock/metal acts around and their performances will leave fans breathless. Come to The Smiling Skull Saloon to witness the heaviest show of the weekend.
Those who have been looking for a fun, laid-back kind of concert should head to The Smiling Skull Saloon Friday night for Steve Zarate’s “official” Smiling Skull debut.
Mellow solo acts will nicely balance out the poppy, energetic sounds of two a cappella groups and leave audiences with a well-rounded show.
Donkey Coffee will host a very folksy show on Saturday night.
Athens' Elemental Groove Theory will reunite in order to fulfill some birthday wishes.
Those looking for a fun, hook-heavy pop-punk time should head to The Union on Thursday night.
Both the brand new and the veterans will unite for ACRN's premier punk showcase at The Union Sunday evening.
Three of Athens' favorite rock 'n' roll bands will be playing at the Union this Saturday.
A trio of talent and experimental bliss will encompass Casa Saturday night for what will sure to be an evening of great music, dancing and fun.
Premium Jake Loew at an affordable price, this Friday at Donkey Coffee.
The hippest new music venue in town will host three songwriters and a potluck dinner today for malaria relief. Free childcare too!