Former Akron indie rock veterans Full Wave Rectifier - featuring former DINK lead singer Jer Herring - will be performing their first show together in five years. Also on the bill is Jer's current band from Raleigh, NC, Go Go Hero, and local Akron music veterans and longtime show mates of FWR, Peep.
Slim’s Downtown (227 S. Wilmington St. Ral.) brings you a powerhouse night to remember. Go ahead and set the date on your calendar. Friday night April 10th at 9:00 PM sharp you are in for a three-band wallop of a show. For $5.00 at the door there is no better live show value in town. Don’t miss it!!! Headlining the show will be South Salem Entertainment act Headfirst for Halos. Headfirst for Halos now synonymous with fast, hard hitting punk, based around strong vocals and raw screams. Headfirst for Halos has been having great success regionally as a premier local act and are in the process of crowd sourcing their next EP to be recorded by platinum producer Jim Wirt. Headfirst for Halos has rapidly become a first choice opening act for national recording artists when the come to Raleigh as well. http://www.reverbnation.com/headfirstforhalos4 Supporting the show is Go Go Hero. From the industrial Midwest come guitar hooks and bass lines combined with the beat and the heat of the South, hitting all the little punk rock record stores along the way. Now, with legendary producer Mitch Easter mixing their sophomore effort, the band is quickly gaining regional notoriety. The band is lead by Jer Herring a founding member of Capitol Record recording act DINK. DINK toured internationally and was prominently featured on MTV. http://www.reverbnation.com/gogohero Opening the show is Cary NC’s own The Mosquito Legs. With youthful exuberance and riding on the success of their music video Juliette the band since 2009 has been recognized for their exciting shows and catchy songwriting. http://www.reverbnation.com/themosquitolegs
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Bio: Post-punk indie rock from Akron, OH lands on its feet in Raleigh, NC. From the industrial Midwest come guitar hooks and bass lines combined with the beat and the heat of the south, hitting all the little punk rock record stores along the way. Now, with legendary producer Mitch Easter mixing thei...See Full Bio
“newcomers Go Go Hero open with indie-rock drunk on Y2K-era college radio spirits. —Corbie Hill”