Where’s the energy Virginia? Where’s the fucking emotion? Sunday I was at a open mic night at a bar in Norfolk, and 4 middle aged men dressed entirely of early 2000’s Hot Topic gear got on stage and played some by-the-numbers blues. In between songs the guitarist told the crowd “Come on, we aren’t some faggy emo band, you can stand up, you can move.” Yeah, you’re not an emo band, your band has no emotion at all, that’s why no one is moving. The main purpose of the creation of your blues band is to make money off of bars. Just like all these Metalcore/popcore/what the fuck ever core bands all over the place nowadays. They arent making music to make art, or show emotion, or even technical skill, they’re making it just to get fame.
Well, here’s a salute to the local bands in Virginia who dont fucking do this. Here’s a salute to you Sinatra. Here’s a salute to Herostratus, to all the local bands out there actually putting their heart into what comes out of their amps, who put blood and tears into each and every song they write, you guys are the ones making the difference. You may not get the love you deserve, but the love you get is real and not just some trend.
hey dude, you’re the fucking man
Sinatra, you guys are getting the love you deserve from me. <3