Entries for the ‘You Indie Feature’ Category

You Indie Feature: Photos of Cave In from The Wrecking Ball, Atlanta, Georgia, August 9, 2015

Massachusetts’ Cave In, who’ve mostly been in a hiatus state since 2011, performed a rare appearance at the Wrecking Ball Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, on the Music Park Stage. David Altherr caught the set and said it was awesome. Here’s proof.

You Indie Feature: Photos of Samiam from The Wrecking Ball, Atlanta, Georgia, August 8, 2015

Berkley, California’s Samiam, who released their last record a half-decade ago, made a rare appearance on the Heaven Stage at The Wrecking Ball Festival in Atlanta, Georgia to a packed room of middle-aged emo diehards. Although the set covered the highlights of their career, guitarist Sean Kennerly told me that the band ran out of [...]

You Indie Feature: An interview with Paige Beller about Ladyfest 2015

Ladyfest 2015, which takes place in Dayton, Ohio, brings together and inspires people through music, art, and education. While the festival itself is a celebration of women in the arts, they provide a safe and welcoming environment no matter your gender identity. On top of enjoying some of the best live music from Dayton and [...]

You Indie Feature: Photos of Failure from The Wrecking Ball, Atlanta, Georgia, August 8, 2015

Los Angeles’ Failure are back with a vengeance; their new record, The Heart is a Monster, has included a reunion run that kicked off in early 2014 and has included dates with Jane’s Addiction and Hum. The band made a stop at the Wrecking Ball Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, playing the Heaven stage on August [...]

You Indie Feature: Photos of The Coathangers from The Wrecking Ball, Atlanta, Georgia, August 8, 2015

Atlanta, Georgia’s beloved The Coathangers, who released their fourth full-length, Suck My Shirt, for Suicide Squeeze Records in 2014, performed at the first ever Wrecking Ball Music Festival in their hometown on the Music Park Stage on August 8.  The performance was a good, early warm up for the band’s forthcoming tour with Nobunny this [...]

You Indie Feature: Photos of Foundation from The Wrecking Ball, Atlanta, Georgia, August 9, 2015

Foundation. the Atlanta hardcore band that announced their breakup earlier this year, performed twice at The Wrecking Ball Festival in Atlanta, Georgia,, first at an after party with Title Fight on August 8 and then mid-day on the Heaven Stage on August 9.  Fans of the band went bonkers, the band’s frontman told compelling stories [...]

You Indie Feature: Photos of Thrice from The Wrecking Ball, Atlanta, Georgia, August 9, 2015

Despite the brutal Georgia heat in August, fans were chomping at the bit for a rare appearance from California’s Thrice, who have been on hiatus as of late.  The band delighted fans as they performed on The Wrecking Ball Festivals Music Park Stage cuts from The Illusion of Safety, The Artist and the Ambulance, and [...]

You Indie Feature: Photos of Glassjaw from The Wrecking Ball, Atlanta, Georgia, August 9, 2015

Long Island, New York’s Glassjaw played made a rare appearance at The Wrecking Ball Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 9. Playing the Heaven Stage, inside the venue, The Masquerade, was probably a rare logistical error for festival organizers as it led to a line down the stairs and out the door with security admitting [...]

You Indie Feature: Photos of The Descendents from The Wrecking Ball, Atlanta, Georgia, August 8, 2015

The Descendents, the punk rock band formed in Manhattan Beach, California in 1977, are still as fun and ferocious as ever.  Covering songs from across their career, the band delighted a voracious crowd as they closed out the Music Park stage at the Wrecking Ball Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 8.  A noise curfew [...]

You Indie Feature: Photos of Hum from The Wrecking Ball After Party, Atlanta, Georgia, August 8, 2015

Hum continued their reunion this year, including a stop at the first ever Wrecking Ball Festival for an after party, which was open to VIP ticket holders from the festival.  The ungodly loud set kicked off on the Heaven Stage roughly two hours after Descendents closed out the August 8 festivities. You Indie’s David Altherr [...]