Free Music For A (five-day) Week

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Jan 082015

The recent start-up, which is an recommended and events-listing calendar website, has partnered with the recently revamped – under new ownership - LEO to offer five days of free music at different venues around the city, beginngin with the Haymarket Whisky Bar on January 27, featuring Cher Von and Shedding.
On January 28, New Vintage will host Coliseum, Xerxes, Parlour, the Foxery and Black God.
On January 29, Zanzabar will have A Lion Named Road, Discount Guns, Lydia Burrell, Satellite Twin and Six Bells.
January 30 brings Headliners into the action, with The Hot Wires, Graffiti, Black Birds Of Paradise and New Bravado.
Saturday, January 31, the Mercury Ballroom will host 1200, Jalin Roze, Touch AC & The Smoke Shop Kids and Shadowpact.
All these events are free, as noted above

Video: American Lesion Pays Tribute To Louisville Punk Band Out.

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Nov 052014

Usually, tribute bands play songs by some once-famous / influential band that is well-known enough to draw a crowd. Per Never Nervous, however, a group called American Lesion, which featured members of Coliseum, Nixon, Lords, Great Floods and Hedge, with original OUT. guitarist Dave Bird, played a “tribute show” at the New Vintage a while back. Somebody videoed it, so here ‘tis:

Video: New Old Coliseum Deluxe Reissue

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Jul 092014

Coliseum has resigned with Deathwish Records, which is releasing a deluxe reissue of the band’s self-titled debut plus eight bonus tracks, a full remix by Toxic Holocaust’s Joel Grind, extensive liner notes, and cover artwork by John Baizley of Baroness. The release date is August 19. Preorder page is here
Here’s new video of “No Salvation” from the new reissue:

Thanks to DecibelMagazine for the tip.

Coliseum Heads Out On Tour

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Jun 072014

Coliseum has announced the Summer 2014 Tour.
Here’s the list:
COLISEUM Tour Dates:
Fri 6/20/14 – Louisville, KY @ The New Vintage w/ Xerxes
Fri 7/18/14 – Dover, NH @ Sonny’s Tavern w/ Trap Them
Sat 7/19/14 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar w/ Trap Them (FREE SHOW)
Sun 7/20/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary w/ Trap Them
Wed 7/23/14 – Cambridge, MA @ Middle East – DW Fest w/ Converge, Trap Them (SOLD OUT)
Fri 8/15/14 – SPECIAL SHOW TBA
Sat 8/16/14 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
Sun 8/17/14 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
Mon 8/18/14 – Hamilton, ON @ The Doors Pub w/ TV Freaks
Tue 8/19/14 – Toronto, ON @ Silver Dollar w/ Burning Love
Wed 8/20/14 – Detroit, MI @ PJ’s Lager House

Here’s “Black Magic Punks” for a taste:

New Live Coliseum Album -Faith And Curses-

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Feb 052014

From Phillip Olympia at Never Nervous, we learn that Louisville’s most successful hardcore band, Coliseum, has a new live album, Faith And Curses, available for streaming on their Bandcamp page only. Buy the tracks here

Coliseum On WAVE s New Setlist

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Nov 122013

Coliseum Show
Coliseum’s Ryan Patterson was the guest on WAVE’s new Setlist segment, a new weekly series focusing on Louisville musicians, hosted by WFPK DJ Kyle Meredith. Patterson talked about his upcoming show at the New Vintage and the new record, Sister Faith. Watch:

Phantom Family Halo Returns To Louisville To Play New Vintage

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Oct 212013

The now-Brooklyn-based Phantom Family Halo returns to its hometown with a show at The New Vintage on November 12, along with headliner Coliseum, plus Early Age and White Reaper. From the announcement:
“Since their relocation to Brooklyn, THE PHANTOM FAMILY HALO have released When I Fall Out on Knitting Factory Records. THE PHANTOM FAMILY HALO has shared stages and/or toured with Acid Mothers Temple, Lydia Lunch, Slint, The For Carnation, Guru Guru, Hawkwind. Black Angels, Black Mountain, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and Roky Erickson.”
Show time is 7 p.m., tickets are $8.

Video: Louisville Music Awards Highlands

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Oct 052013

The Louisville Music Awards released a video of highlights from the awards ceremony:
A list of the winners:
Best Live DJ Matt Anthony
Metal/Hardcore – Coliseum
Cover Band of the Year – Billy Goat Strut Revue
Singer/Songwriter of the Year – Cheyenne Mize
Hip-hop Artist of the Year –Jalin Roze
Engineer/Producer of the Year – Dave Chale, Deadbird Studios
Rockers of the Year – Old Baby
Roots Award – 23 String Band
Song of the Year – “The Blonde Leading the Blonde”, Wax Fang
Louisville Music Legacy Awards:-Jason Noble, Tim Krekel, Chilton Price, Static Major