Author: joshua peacock

Kylesa’s Laura Pleasants’ new band, The Discussion, plays debut show

I feel it’s safe to say that Kylesa fans were disheartened to see the group call it quits. I know I was. So it goes. I also feel it’s safe to say a lot of people were stoked when Laura…

Lulu The Giant plays The Welmont

The last time CUSSES played Savannah, Racheal Shaner (captain of Lulu The Giant) split the hard rock bill with a solo set, accompanied only by her double bass, playing what she calls “graveyard ambience” tunes. It was wonderfully strange, and…

Savannah’s Casket Girls to play, maybe, their last hometown show

There’s a good chance the Casket Girls may never play their hometown again after May 9th. But there’s a chance they might too. It’s sort of in the air, according to the constantly-working, often-reclusive Ryan Graveface, the band’s primary composer.…

hissing lawns joins Graveface Records charity initiative, Deep Center Inc. to benefit

It’s really just the perfect matchup of things, I think. hissing lawns and Graveface Records & Curiosities. The amazing contributors here at hissing lawns are clearly all music nerds, the best kind of people, who apparently like other people too.…

Album Review: BASK’s “Ramble Beyond”

In order to pinpoint what makes BASK’s metal so hauntingly beautiful, it might be dutiful to stare into the vast reaches of their influences. Whether it’s the cathartic nature of the relentless breakdowns that sucks you in, or the level…

A.U.R.A. Fest gets ambitious and it pays off

This year was one of Coastal Rock Productions most ambitious All Underground Rock All Day Festivals (A.U.R.A.) to date. Coastal Rock did it up right with 15 bands, two stages, food trucks, vendors, plenty of booze, merchandise and major corporate…

just another top 5 list of 2016’s best albums (from savannah and beyond)

For reasons I can only guess at, I watched that terrible John Cusack movie High Fidelity about 4.5 times this year. Whether intentionally or on accident, I just kept watching. In reflection, my 2016 was about love, heartache, and music,…

Jeff Two-Names And The Born Agains Go On The Greatest Tour, maybe ever

When you sit down for an interview with the greatest rock ’n’ roll band ever, you better have your shit together. I feel privileged to have gotten an exclusive interview with Jeff Two-Names & The Born Agains. Savannah’s premiere punk…

Dad Joke #31 with Cray Bags, Paint Fumes, Rude Dude and The Creek Freaks

What’s not to love about a free Monday night punk show? Dad Joke #31 at El-Rocko was a blast. I arrived a little late, due to a tinge of full-moon magic leading to a loss of time, but fortunately didn’t…

Crazy Bag Lady releases debut album – photos

By all accounts, Crazy Bag Lady put on one of their best shows in Savannah Friday at Hang Fire. The fearsome punk foursome released their debut album, Hunks (available now on Retro Futurist) to an absolutely packed house. They also…