Adding in four different parts of the country, the Mega Deaf Tour featuring He is Legend and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster has expanded its reach and will be running for the bulk of August. The two bands (plus Oh, Sleeper) are also playing the Dirty South three-date, three-city tour (*). Dates below:

  • 7/25 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
  • 7/26 Ybor City, FL @ Orpheum
  • 7/27 Jacksonville, FL @ Underbelly
  • 7/29 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
  • 7/31 San Antonio, TX @Limelight
  • 8/1 Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar*
  • 8/2 Dallas, TX @ Trees*
  • 8/3 Houston, TX @ Walters*
  • 8/6 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
  • 8/7 Phoenix, AZ @ Joes Grotto
  • 8/9 La Jolla, CA @ Porter’s Pub
  • 8/10 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
  • 8/11 Sacramento, CA @ Assembly
  • 8/12 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
  • 8/13 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
  • 8/14 Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
  • 8/15 St Louis, MO @ Fubar
  • 8/16 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
  • 8/17 ST. Paul, MN @ Amsterdam
  • 8/19 Newport, KY @ Thompson House
  • 8/20 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
  • 8/21 Lousiville, KY @ Phoenix Hill Tavern
  • 8/22 Fayetteville, NC @ The Drunken Horse Pub


Tigerwine 2020

A Disparate Vintage

On Tigerwine's latest, 'Nothing is for You,' vocalist and lyricist Trobee departs from the band's last effort as a concept record to write about an array subjects. Notably, Trobee tackles his evolution from rigid belief system to an acceptance and understanding of other ideas: "Through touring and becoming close with those very people I was taught to be afraid of, I realized how untrue it all is."


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Comrades 2020

Becoming Comrades

The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.


Photo by Quinsey Sablan

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HM covers from over the years

HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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Employed to Serve

Forward Under a Dying Sun

Most of these days, the sun rises and sets on a world that feels like it's dying. Across the pond, where Employed to Serve calls home, they're learning how to support their latest record a year into its release. HM contributor Andrew Voigt recently sat down with Justine Jones to learn more about the band, marrying your bandmates, and their outside shot at touring with Rammstein.


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