by Ken Jobe (@booksofjobe) Last Sunday at Wichita’s legendary Cotillion Ballroom, I witnessed history. History for one young fan, anyway. Let me back up. Sunday afternoon I found myself with an extra ticket to the Band of Horses/Bonny Doon show (thanks again, Billy!) and had
Check out Jeff’s review of the rock legends show in San Diego (via Billboard).
by Ken Jobe (@booksofjobe) “I had a problem,” American Aquarium’s BJ Barham tells the crowd halfway through their sweat-drenched set at Knuckleheads Garage in Kansas City. “So I fixed it.” He’s referring to the problem of his alcoholism (he has been sober since 2014), but
by Ken Jobe (@booksofjobe) Over the course of their almost twenty year career, Avenged Sevenfold has enjoyed a virtual fairy tale existence. Formed in 1999 by high school chums, the band has enjoyed practically nonstop success, despite a near breakup following the death of their
by Ken Jobe (@booksofjobe) You could make a lot of assumptions about the city of Wichita, KS. You could assume it’s a flyover state hellhole devoid of any culture or art, but you’d be (mostly) wrong. You could assume it’s a city full of hayseeds
by Ken Jobe (@booksofjobe) I’ve been a Wichita resident for eleven years, and a metal fan for considerably longer. Until recently, those two things—being a metal fan and residing in Wichita—rarely intermingled, as live bands playing anything but country or classic rock were few and