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Album Review: The Tanks- Epic Loads

The Tanks Epic Loads thetanks.bandcamp.com The Tanks third long-player, Epic Loads, finds the noise-rock trio settling into a groove with a new drummer, Joe Ross, and refining the more assured approach of their previous album, The heart of Epic Loads’ lineup may be the strongest set of songs the trio’s ever committed to wax. It […]

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Iowa City Weekender: February 16-18

Hey folks. Welcome back to the Weekender. I hope everyone had a fine Valentine’s Day. If yours was uneventful, think of the following events as excuses to ask out that cute guy or gal you’ve been eyeing up. Maybe you already have a special someone, but didn’t quite meet V-day expectations this year. Here is […]

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Album Review: The Tanks – Keep Breaking Down

The Tanks Keep Breaking Down Scenester Credentials www.myspace.com/thetanks When Keep Breaking Down opener, “Command Divide” begins in earnest, after a groan of wheezy feedback, it feels like the two years since the Tanks’ debut, Summon Creature was but a day. Lead singer Kevin Koppes bellows over a thick, sludgy mess concocted by bass player Adam […]

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