Imagine legendary drummer and band leader Buddy Rich magically had a love child with funk icon George Clinton. The product would be NO BS! Brass Band of Richmond, VA. The East Coast modern funk band gave a heart-pounding energetic performance at Gypsy Sally’s on April 27, 2018 that was so hot, the fire alarm went off… twice!
Reggie Pace and Lance Koehler founded the NO BS! Brass Band in 2006 in Richmond, Virginia. The 11-piece band have since released six albums of New Orleans-inspired music, most recently Brass Knuckles in 2015, and the band continues to tour and perform with a show tonight, April 27, at Gypsy Sally’s.
J. Roddy Walston and The Business released Destroyers of the Soft Life, their fourth studio album, in September 2017 via ATO Records. The gents start a tour in Boston on Friday, and they soon stop at 9:30 Club on Thursday, Feb. 8. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.
In June, Municipal Waste released Slime and Punishment, their sixth studio album, via Nuclear Blast, and they launched a companion tour. The band hit 9:30 Club on Sunday, and Paivi was there to photograph it!
Hailing from nearby Richmond, Municipal Waste are hitting the road for dates in Philadelphia, Boston, and DC in December with their Nuclear Blast labelmates Nails. They’ll play at 9:30 Club on Sunday, Dec. 17. Back in June, Municipal Waste released Slime and Punishment, their sixth studio album, via Nuclear Blast, enlisting bassist Phil “Landphil” Hall to produce at Blaze of Torment Studios in Richmond.
To hear the roar of Steel Panther is to flash back to glam metal glory days of the 1980s, emphasis on the flashing.
Steel Panther launch a tour today in their hometown of Los Angeles, leading up to the release of their fourth studio album, Lower the Bar, on March 24 via Steel Panther Inc. The humorous glam metal quartet will play somewhat locally at The National in Richmond, Virginia, on Monday, April 17.