Music: Awesome Color

Awesome Color isn’t trying to emulate or tribute The Stooges — they’re just a band like The Stooges, a band that wants to be loved for its fire-breathing passion and a fearless pursuit of the edge. They play the Art Damage Lodge.

Awesome Color’s new album, Massa Hypnos, exudes a more subtle Stooges vibe while digging deeper into the band’s avowed love of Detroit Garage Punk. Guitarist/vocalist Derek Stanton erupts with swirling sheets of psychedelic guitar and vocals that soothe and howl in equal measure, underpinned by Busch and Troutman’s bedrock rhythm section that shifts effortlessly from sinewy to tribal to incendiary.

Awesome Color isn’t trying to emulate or tribute The Stooges — they’re just a band like The Stooges, a band that wants to be loved for its fire-breathing passion and a fearless pursuit of the edge. God bless The Stooges and their infinitely inspired children.

They play the Art Damage Lodge with Tyvek, Weakness and Palindrones. Get show details and Sound Advice here.


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