Manager: Peter Crable
Bio: Loud, melodic, and hook laden, the five guys in Vinyl Side have spent the last several years honing their own unique brand of garage soul and good old fashioned rock and roll. After experiencing some success on college radio and playing at SXSW, the band decided that they needed to rededicate the...See Full Bio
Got three gigs booked for the fall so far, starting with November 3rd at Velvet Lounge.
“Second time for around for me seeing this offshoot of the Killer Balloons (previous review here). They greet me with a roar of guitar chords that work off of the Stiff Little Fingers riff in "Suspect Device", which is about as good as opening as you would want in a rock band. The drumming is crisp, bass lines pulsating, keyboards countering, guitars roaring, and vocals soaring. They play loud and classic rock that has no trouble fitting into anything even slightly heavy on the indie scene. It is vibrant music that really strikes a chord with someone like myself who grew up on these sounds. A few songs lapse into ordinary terrain, but when they connect, they do so in a big way.”