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[CANCELLED: JANUARY 24, 2021] Monster Magnet / Silvertomb / Nebula / Heavy Temple [rescheduled from March 22, 2020]

indexOn September 17, Monster Magnet was the first band on my concert schedule to realize that our government couldn’t do anything and there’s no way a concert tour could happen in January.

“Unfortunately, due to ongoing covid concerns and continued restrictions we are canceling our January/February 2021 USA tour. Holding your money and moving the tour for a second time hoping to be open where we move it to does not seem logical or fair at this point. We would prefer you all had the money back in your pockets and we hope to rebook this at a more appropriate time for all. Please get refunds at point of purchase.”

It is clearly going to a full year without live music.  A vaccine can’t get here soon enough.

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[POSTPONED: March 22, 2020] Monster Magnet / Silvertomb / Nebula / Heavy Temple [moved to January 24, 2021]

indexMarch was going to be a very busy concert month for me.  This show was scheduled for the same night as the Thundercat show and I was quite torn between the two.

I ultimately decided to go to Thundercat, but if that Thundercat show ended early, i was considering swinging by UA to catch the end of Monster Magnet (if there were four bands on the bill it was surely going to run late).

I saw Monster Magnet open for Aerosmith with my friend Matt back in 1998. Monster Magnet really impressed me and I wound up getting Powertrip and a few other albums.  “Space Lord” was one of my favorite songs of the year.  I haven’t really listened to them in a decade or so, but I was totally on board with hearing Powertrip in its entirety.

It was definitely a tough choice between this and Thundercat.  Now the choice has been taken away.  I hope it’s rescheduled though as I think it would be a real trip.

I have never heard of Silvertomb, Nebula or Heavy Temple, but I assume that they play stoner rock and I would have enjoyed the evening (with earplugs).

So Heavy Temple is a band that consists of High Priestess Nighthawk (low end and vocal power), Siren Tempest (rhythm) and Thunderhorse (6 string axe slinger).  Damn, I would have enjoyed that.

Nebula is made up of members of Fu Manchu and Silvertomb is made up of member of Type O Negative and Agnostic Front. I guess I know what I was in for with them!

I have seen Thundercat on a Tiny Desk and I really enjoyed his album “Drunk.”  It’s not exactly my kind of music–sometimes a bit too R&Bish for me, and yet I love his overall vibe and style enough that I thought a live show from him would be really fun.

I have no idea who TeeJayx6 is or how to say the name.  Indeed, there wasn’t even an opening act announced for this show until very recently.

But I had to look him up and I see that he is part of the “fringe world of scam rap.”   According to Wired, all he does is scam and rap about it.  He raps about the scams he does, the tools he uses and the ways he did it–so you can do it too.

“Swipe Story” is about lifting seven Xboxes and TVs from Walmart–from a red-herring perusal of the clothes racks; through fumbling conversations about golf with the clerk; to the feeling of relied zooming away in a rental car with  the cargo.

Damn, see what the virus had me miss.

It turned out to be the eighth of dozens of shows cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus.

Obviously, my main concern is for everyone’s safety, including the bands!

My selfish concern though is that once the shows are rescheduled that all of these shows will be scheduled on the same day!

Let’s hope the rescheduled dates also do some social distancing.

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