Live This Month: August 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #311)

Live This Month: August 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #311) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can't talk about Bay Area concerts in August without acknowledging the biggest of them all, the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, which returns to Golden Gate Park from August 9-11. The festival is sold out, and with good reason: the lineup offers everything from Paul McCartney and Nine Inch Nails to King Tuff and local bands like [...]

Destruction Unit announces U.S. / European tour dates, shares first single from upcoming LP

Arizona's noise punk outfit Destruction Unit just wrapped up a national tour but isn't planning on staying put for long. The band just released the first single off of its upcoming LP, Deep Trip, and the disorienting five-minute track is somewhat of a reflection of what the group has in store for the rest of the year. "The World on Drugs" is a manic offering that overflows with massive guitar barrages and heavy feedback, leaving not a moment of breathing room for listeners to really process what's going on. The five desert dwellers of Destruction Unit have found themselves in the same [...]

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