January 10, 2008

Perpetual Groove: LiveLoveDie

Perpetual Groove started out as a jamband and is slowly evolving into a more rock oriented outfit. Since they are form Athens, Georgia, rock isn't exactly rock per se. They cut corners unexpectedly, linger on a couple of notes before going out of their heads with a major freak-out groove fest. You can take the rock out of a jamband, but not vice versa.

Their latest studio album LiveLoveDie sounds a bit like Stockholm Syndrome -- a relaxed rhythm section with a distorted guitar and supporting keyboards slowly crawling out of the woodworks. The band members describe their music as a trance arena rock, and that's pretty accurate. They spend more time on the lyrics this time, their forte however is seeing them live in concert. Find out what they will come up with for stand-out track Mayday. It contains spoken word samples, but the music takes care of the angst that is the subject matter of the song.

Perpetual Groove: LiveLoveDie

LiveLoveDie is released on Tree Leaf Music. Buy it from the band's website.

Perpetual Groove:
Brock Butler: lead vocals, lead Guitar
Adam Perry: bass
Matt McDonald: keys, background vocals
W. Albert Suttle: drums

Tracks:
  1. Save For One
  2. Two Shores
  3. To Shed Light or Cast Shadows
  4. Mayday
  5. It Starts Where It End
  6. Crapshoot
  7. Dust
  8. So Much As Goodbye
  9. Legends of Preston
  10. Speed Queen
  11. Only Always
Live dates:
  • 01/11 City Limits, Delray Beach, FL
  • 01/12 Free Bird Live, Jacksonville, FL
  • 01/18 The Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO
  • 01/19 Dobson Ice Arena, Vail, CO
  • 01/25 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
  • 01/26 Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC
  • 01/31 The Music Farm, Charleston, SC
  • 02/01 Trustee’s Theatre, Savannah, GA
  • 02/13 The Jupiter, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 02/15 The GA Theatre, Athens, GA
  • 02/16 The GA Theatre, Athens, GA
  • 02/20 Moe’s Alley, Santa Cruz, CA
  • 02/21 The Independent, San Francisco, CA
  • 02/22 Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, CA
  • 02/23 Crystal Bay Casion, North Tahoe, CA
  • 02/27 The Knitting Factory, Hollywood, CA
  • 02/28 SoHo, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 03/01 Belly Up, Solana Beach, CA
  • 03/04 Common Grounds, Gainesville, FL
  • 03/06 Langerado Music Festival, Big Cypress Reservation, FL
  • 03/15 Jam In The Dam, Melkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 03/18 Jam In The Dam, Melkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 03/25 The Beta Bar, Tallahassee, FL
  • 03/26 The Library, Oxford, Mississippi
  • 03/27 Rick’s Cafe, Starksville, Mississippi
  • 04/04 Granada Theater, Dallas, Texas
  • 04/08 The Bottleneck, Lawrence, Kansas
  • 04/10 Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO
  • 04/11 Cervantes, Denver, CO
  • 04/12 Hodi’s Halfnote, Ft. Collins, CO
  • 04/13 Stage Shop, Rollinsville, CO
  • 04/19 Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH
  • 04/20 Club Infinity, Buffalo, NY

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