Sunday, February 17, 2013

2013 AT Showcase Round 4 roundup: Peckerwolf

Posted By on Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 5:33 PM

Peckerwolf played Round 4 of the Showcase pic

Peckerwolf brought to the showcase a heaping of burly guitar rock that was loud, sweaty, mostly bearded and at times shirtless. Seeing this band live is a bit like play-wrestling with the 50-Foot Woman, and she's not trying to hurt you, she's just batting you around for fun, and you wanna be cool about it so you're like, "No, it's alright, 50-Foot Woman, I'm fine. That didn't hurt at all. (Owww!)"

Judge CT wrote, "A good rock 'n' roll band. [Drummer] Tyler Nance is a basher..." Guest judge Shayne Gibbs wrote "Beer drankin' music, as in, I seriously didn't order a beer until these guys came on. Some thunderous shit." Judge Mandy McBryde wrote that the band "Makes me feel alive and changes my body chemistry. I love it."

Grayson Shelton wrote, "One hell of a rhythm section! Bassist/drummer hitting awesome, complex parts. Good high-energy, high-beard show. Queens of the Stone Age/Wolfmother hybrid."

After the jump, more photos and a video.

Peckerwolf pic

peckerwolf pic

Tags: , , , ,

Favorite

Speaking of...

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Robert Bell

  • A Q&A with Pallbearer

    Little Rock’s leading harbingers of doom return with a new album, “Foundations of Burden.”
    • Aug 21, 2014
  • Thursday To-Do: KEN mode

    You've got to figure that a band from frozen-ass Winnipeg is just gonna be way gnarlier and tougher than a band from some sun-kissed tropical clime where people wear tank tops and flip-flops year-round.
    • Feb 6, 2014
  • Bob Schneider at Juanita's

    Also, KEN Mode at Vinos', Red Octopus' 'Trysts and Turns' at the Public Theatre, Mothwind at Maxine's, Patty Griffin at George's Majestic, "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" at the Weekend Theater and Ash at Juanita's.
    • Feb 6, 2014
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Geena Davis to start film festival in Bentonville

    Actress Geena Davis announced today that she's launching a new film festival to be held in Bentonville (and called the Bentonville Film Festival) and sponsored by her own organization, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, as well as corporate partners Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, AMC Theaters and ARC Entertainment. The festival, set to be held May 5-9, will begin accepting submissions on Jan. 15 and will focus on films highlighting women and minorities in cast and crew.
    • Jan 6, 2015
  • Well-Off-Man on 'Van Gogh to Rothko'

    One of the best reasons to go to "Van Gogh to Rothko," the Albright-Knox Art Gallery's traveling exhibition to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, is to see the Jackson Pollock drip painting there, curator Manuela Well-Off-Man says in an article about the exhibit in Apollo Magazine.
    • Feb 26, 2015
  • Wynton Marsalis plays concert for Clark Terry at Pine Bluff hospital

    Wynton Marsalis visited Pine Bluff yesterday to pay a visit to the 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry, currently in the hospital (and accepting donations for his medical care). Terry, born in St. Louis and mentored by Louis Armstrong, played in bands with icons like Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Quincy Jones, and was a stated influence on trumpeters like Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie (who considered Terry the greatest jazz trumpeter in the world).
    • Dec 10, 2014

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2016 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation