Thursday 31 Jul
 
 

Sobering sounds

Copperheads with Depth & Current, Dudes of America and Oblivious

10 p.m. Saturday

Opolis

113 N. Crawford Ave., Norman

opolis.org

447-3417

$7

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Pony expression

Wild Ponies

8 p.m. Sunday

The Blue Door

2805 N. McKinley Ave.

bluedoorokc.com

524-0738

$15

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Music Made Me: Josh Hogsett

Few, if any, Oklahoma bands have seen a rise as meteoric as Tallows over the past year, yet its seemingly overnight ascension didn’t happen by chance. The Oklahoma City four-piece is well-versed in the ways of modern pop songwriting, drawing from both glitchy electronica and cathartic indie rock in equal measure. Last year, the band pulled off a rare musical feat with its debut album, Memory Marrow, which was steeped heavily in the breadth of recent history yet managed to sound like nothing else before it.
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Planting the seed

Chelsey Cope’s new band, Elms, is as earthy and native to Oklahoma as the trees that are their namesake. The soulful folk four-piece’s debut EP, Parallel Lines, was recorded at Bell Labs Recording Studio in Norman and is on its way in September. But the band has already given us a tease, with its first single, “Burn,” going live on SoundCloud on July 14.
07/22/2014 | Comments 0

Commercial rock

Center of the Universe Festival featuring Capital Cities, Young The Giant, AWOLNATION & more
Friday-Saturday
Downtown Tulsa 
centeroftheuniversefestival.com 
$35-$50 

07/22/2014 | Comments 0
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Various artists - We Wish You a Metal Xmas and a Headbanging New Year


None December 24th, 2008

metalxmas
whipping to death a sloppy, sneering, gargling and infinitely amusing version of "Run Rudolph Run." Alice Cooper digs into "Santa Claws Is Coming to Town" for a signature creep-out, informing kids that Santa knows where you sleep and he knows that "your window's open."

Stephen Pearcy tackles a more modern holiday tune, RATT-ing his way through "Grandma Got Ran Over by a Reindeer" with L.A. Guns guitarist and fellow hair-banger Tracii Guns.

Machine-gun drumming from Testament's John Tempesta and piercing, arpeggiated guitar shredding lay the musical bed for Testament's Chuck Billy, who wolf-growls through a thrash-metal take on "Silent Night."

"We Wish You a Metal Xmas and a Headbanging New Year" is epic horrible' an instantaneous Christmas classic.

"”Joe Wertz

 
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