Welcome to State of the Union, your weekly recap of 50 Bands, 50 States happenings, both locally and nationally.In this space every Monday we'll tell you what 50 States bands are in town, releasing new music, or just doing something noteworthy. Photo above by Nick Coultas.
Tonight at Great Scott, our Arizona pick STEPHEN STEINBRINK will be bringing his brand of melancholy experimentation to our fair city, and of course, it will knock your tube socks right the fuck off
The history of rock concerts are littered (get it?) with performers getting shit thrown at them while playing live on-stage: Sebastian Bach famously got bottle-bopped opening for Aerosmith in Springfield in '89, minute-famed pop fairies Daphne & Celeste were bombarded with anything remotely tossable at Reading 2000, and even Axl Rose has his own personal 'bottle incident' two years ago in Sao Paolo.