Podcast #382 favors all pop flavors w/ Spelling Reform, Candy and
the Stripes, When Nalda Became Punk, Blue Plutos, False Brother,
Blitz, & It's Okay To Feel Alone.
Some very silly things were done on 11/18 in the name of
fundraising as kc musicians became Beatles, New York
Dolls, T-Rex, Urinals, Stooges, & Suicide to raise
money for the water protectors at Standing Rock.
Podcast #381 makes it all better w/ Kurt Baker Combo, Bettie
Serveert, Mannequin Pussy, Sore Points, Stiff Middle Fingers,
Hidden Cameras, Matt Pond PA, & Brunettes.
On 10/31 Bleached, Beach Slang, and Hunny ran up against my
high exceptions and completely destroyed them, leaving The
Tank Room a sweaty, smiling disaster.
Podcast #380 knows pop can rock w/ Berwanger, Pale Lips,
Murph & The Gazorpos, Hard Left, Terry Malts, Springtime
Carnivore, Brunettes, & Billy Bragg & Joe Henry.
On podcast #379 MMF's Rhonda Lyne talks about the Apocalypse Meow benefit
featuring Emmaline Twist, Madisen Ward, Invisible World, Nicholas St.
James, Shapiro Brothers, & Rachel Mallin.
Podcast #378 is all treat and no trick w/ new music from The Beat, Joyce
Manor, Hipshot Killer, Maid Of Ace, Conor Oberst, Gruff Rhys, & MONO.
the new single in the Too Much Rock Singles Series featuring Hipshot
Killer. Catch front man Mike Alexander live on KKFI's Wednesday MidDay Medley, get
a signed copy at the single launch party at Mills Record Company on 10/22, and
continue the party on 10/25 at Davey's Uptown.
On 10/14 Riot Room fans were rewarded with delightful indie
pop courtesy of La Sera and its extended family members
Springtime Carnivore and TV Party.
Metal was never more fun than when Alestorm, Nekrogoblikon,
Aether Realm, & Moonsick packed the Riot Room on 10/13.
Podcast #377 continues the chaos w/ Tommy Stinson, Never Young,
Color TV, Boys, Skamold, Darkthrone, & American Football.
Four bands mixed math rock and dream pop in different
quantities when Via Luna, Bronzed Chorus, HMPH, & Wolf The
Rabbit played Riot Room on 10/12.
Seattle's Tacocat headlined a busy night of all-ages punk
that included Daddy Issues, Wendy Moira, and Wasted
The fifth installment of the Too Much Rock singles series wont be available until 10/21, but starting today you can hear Hipshot Killer rip through the Laura Jane Grace-inspired "All the Hell in the World" on The Pitch's website.singles series, accouncements, Hipshot Killer
A quick First Fridays visit to Revolution Records provided
fun sets from Nan & the One Nite Stands and Deco Auto.
Podcast #376 changes with the season featuring Pixies, Gurr,
La Sera, Juliana Hatfield, Computer Magic, & Winterfylleth.
Too Much Rock is happy to announce the fifth release in its supposedly-quarterly Singles Series will feature Kansas City's Hipshot Killer. On 10/21 fans will be able to pick up this limited edition vinyl-only single featuring the band's power-punk live staple "All the Hell in the World" b/w a cover of "Sky Flying By" originally recorded by influential punks Samiam.
You can stream the single on The Pitch
starting 10/10, catch front man Mike
Alexander live on KKFI's Wednesday
MidDay Medley, get a signed copy at the single launch party at Mills Record Company on 10/22, and
continue the party on 10/25 at Davey's
Uptown. A Lawrence-area release show will be confirmed shortly.
Podcast #375 is here for you w/ The Early Years, AJJ, So Cow,
The Lemonheads, Duck & Cover, Steve Adamyk Band, & Ghost.
Podcast #374 plays the bands you'll see at Summer Kamp
Fest III including The Blind Shake, The Big Iron, City
Slang, The Itch, & Mean Ends.
On 9/17 Lawrence welcomed home a reunited Anniversary with
a packed show that also featured Heidi Gluck, Psychic Heat,
& Lily Pryor.
Podcast #373 has a secret and new music from The Monochrome Set,
Pansy Division, Beach Slang, The Boys, RazorCut, Nots, Cowtown,
Chris Brokaw & Geoff Farina.
Podcast #372 cares, it honestly cares w/ new music from Sex
Stains, Wedding Present, BV's, Heidi Lynne Gluck, Katy Goodman
& Greta Morgan, Cheap Girls, & Ryley Walker.
Schwervon, Deco Auto, & Witch Jail teamed up for this
locals-only celebration on 9/3 at The Brick.
The Conquerors' victory lap continued on 9/2 with a stop at
Mills Record Co. supported by musical compatriots The
Podcast #371 gives you everything w/ Cotton Mather, Trust Fund,
Breakdowns, Steve Adamyk Band, Fleas, Vitamens, Goblin Cock,
Inner Altar, & Nice As Fuck.
On 8/27 The Conquerors, Shy Boys, & Fullbloods packed a
crowd into Blind Tiger's very sweaty basement to
celebrate an album launch.
Podcast #370 stretches out w/ The Minders, Minden, Sugar
Candy Mountain, Shy Kids, Grit, The Uncouth, & The Conquerors.
Podcast #369 knows you're gonna need a soft landing w/ music from
Nato Coles, Hockey Dad, Cheena, Dinosaur Jr, Teenage Fanclub,
Spook School, & Angel Olsen.
Lisa Prank kicked off its US tour on 8/5 with help from
local openers Cockeyed.
Podcast 368 contains all your new favorite songs by Descendents,
Daddy Issues, The Potentials, The Pooches, Rooftop Vigilantes,
Employer, & Russian Circles.
Podcast #367 just goes for it w/ Dear Boy, Martha, Joanna Gruesome,
Big Eyes, Fireworks, Darren Hayman, Laura Hoch, & Nature Boys.
Punk rocker Bad Ideas, Constant Insult, No Interest, & Red
Kate made quite a racket in Blind Tiger's basement on 7/25.
Guitars ruled the basement when Warm Bodies, Cherry Death,
Nature Boys and Chasm played a KC on 7/21.
Podcast #366 gives and gives w/ new music from Goggs, Radio Days,
Dahlmanns, Happy Accidents, Dentist, Chess Club, & Oddisee.
On 7/9 Blistered, Eternal Sleep, Spine, Inner Altar, Time
Walk, & Contrast left moshing fans exhausted and
Prohibition Hall in pieces.
On 7/7 Drippies played the gracious host for Kowabunga Kid
and Wides as the DIY punk rock set enjoyed a night out.
Podcast #365 may suffer from dissociative identity disorder w/
Fashionism, Interrupters, Don't, Nervous, Micronotz, Sturgill
Simpson, Owen, Camp Cope, & Durand Jones.
On 6/30 Portland's Black Pussy brought no-gimmick psych
rock to KC in a show bolstered by locals Inner Altar,
Youngblood Supercult, & From the West.
Podcast #364 doesn't have time for your BS w/ Omni, Cave Girls,
McLovings, Dyke Drama, Thin Lips, Crumbs, Lucy Dacus, Waxahatchee,
Wussy brought its soul-satisfying indie rock to KC on 6/23,
thoughtfully including locals Schwervon! and Cave Girls.
Mistakes Mondays returned to the Blind Tiger on 6/20 with a
surprisingly rock-heavy line up feature Rev Gusto, Siberian
Trap, & Shortsweather.
KC threw a hot tour kick off for Bad Ideas that featured
supporting acts Wick & the Tricks, Faultfinder, & Varma
Podcast #363 sneaks you new music from Julie Ruin, Struts, Diarrhea
Planet, And the Kids, Wye Oak, Cosines, & Lisa Prank.
On 6/13 six punk bands lined up to inflict pain on each
other, furniture, and their own ears. Check out my photos
and video of Urochromes and the rest.
The students may be gone, but the party raged on as Replay
Lounge hosted Dressy Bessy, Leggy, & Arc Flash on 6/11.
Punk rock and skateboards are two of the most powerful
forces in the universe. Check out my pics and video of Warm
Bodies and Chasm playing the Harrison Street DIY skate
Podcast #362 proves I'm a gambler with new tunes from Hayman Kupa
Band, Koufax, Thomas Cohen, Broncho, California Snow Story, Mark
Kozelek, & Daniel Romano.
Upcoming shows I care about:
12/2 Dressy Bessy @ Replay
12/2 Young Bull @ Mills
12/2-4 Arts & Crafts Fest @ Screenland
12/3 Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk @ Blind Tiger
12/4 The Brass @ Blind Tiger
12/6 Dirty Fences @ Blind Tiger
12/8 Wendy Moira @ Replay
12/10 Lupe Fiasco @ Granada
12/14 Beelezebabes @ Josey
12/16 Schwervon @ recordBar
12/17 Keef Mountain @ Prohibition Hall
12/17 Hipshot Killer @ Revolution Recs
12/17 Emmaline Twist @ recordBar
12/18 Old Firm Casuals @ recordBar
12/23 David Hasselhoff on Acid @ Replay
12/25 Radkey @ recordBar
12/31 Witch Jail @ Brick