• Best of 2009

    20 Dec 2009, 01:37 by BlitzzkriegBill

    It's that time of year again, where I sit around for far too long and think about my favorite music of the year. Every single year I hear/read people saying things like "Oh nothing good came out this year" or "I can't make a list because nothing inspired me," crap like that. I bought less new music this year than years past (not having the most steady job in the world will do that to you) yet I still had to narrow down my initial LP list from the 30s down to its current 15, same with the EPs/7"s. If you think nothing good happened this year, it's your fault. So here we go.

    LPs

    1. Pissed Jeans - King of Jeans (Sub Pop)
    If 2008 was the year of great anticipation and ultimately crushing disappointment (anticipating college graduation followed by the actual aftermath), 2009 was the year of apathy and shrugged shoulders, as summed up perfectly by the repeated mantra of "False Jesii Pt 2." "I don't bother/I don't bother" the line goes. This is life? Ok, I guess. …
  • Bands I've Seen [Update/Bump]

    21 Jan 2008, 06:14 by alkalinemftrio

    I used to have a super list of all the bands I've seen, but I lost it when my HD crashed so I'm going to try to regenerate this list and update and whatnot. I'll also put where I've seen them, which will be in the St. Louis, MO area unless otherwise noted.

    311 (3X)
    Riverport Amphitheatre (Warped Tour), The Pageant (2X)
    The Adored
    The Pageant
    AFI
    Riverport Amphitheatre (Warped Tour)
    Against Me!
    The Pageant
    Alesana
    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (Warped Tour)
    Alkaline Trio (15X)
    Mississippi Nights (2X), The Pageant (3X), UMB Bank Pavilion/Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (Warped Tour) (3X), Pop's (3X), Metro (Chicago, IL), Granada Theater (Lawrence, KS) (2X), The Blue Note (Columbia, MO)
    All-American Rejects (2X)
    The Galaxy, Mississippi Nights
    A Loss for Words (2X)
    Pop's, Fubar
    Amazing Transparent Man (2X)
    Mississippi Nights, Creepy Crawl
    AM Taxi
    Pop's
    Anarbor
    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (Warped Tour)
    Andrew Wk (2X)
    UMB Bank Pavilion (Warped Tour), Pop's
    Dan Andriano
  • Bands I've Seen

    26 Jul 2006, 04:23 by alkalinemftrio

    I used to have a super list of all the bands I've seen, but I lost it when my HD crashed so I'm going to try to regenerate this list and update and whatnot. I'll also put where I've seen them, which will be in St. Louis, MO unless otherwise noted.

    311 (3X)
    Riverport Amphitheatre (Warped Tour), The Pageant (2X)
    The Adored
    The Pageant
    A.F.I.
    Riverport Amphitheatre (Warped Tour)
    Against Me!
    The Pageant
    Alkaline Trio (9X)
    Mississippi Nights (2X), The Pageant (2X), UMB Bank Pavilion (Warped Tour) (2X), Pop's (2X), Metro (Chicago, IL)
    All-American Rejects (2X)
    The Galaxy, Mississippi Nights
    Amazing Transparent Man (2X)
    Mississippi Nights, Creepy Crawl
    Andrew Wk (2X)
    UMB Bank Pavilion ( Warped Tour), Pop's
    Dan Andriano
    Mississippi Nights
    Anti-Flag (2X)
    UMB Bank Pavilion (Warped Tour), The Pageant
    A Picturebook Of Saints
    Creepy Crawl
    Armor for Sleep (2X)
    Creepy Crawl, UMB Bank Pavilion (Warped Tour)
    A Static Lullaby (3X)