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Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer Experimental drone metal legends Sunn O))) had a night to themselves at The Caverns in Pelham, Tennessee, Saturday night. Guitarist David “Papa M” Pajo, was originally set to be the night’s opener, but, due to being hospitalized in Chicago over the weekend, he …

Photo and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer  English doom metal band Electric Wizard and sludge metal outfit Oryx of Denver, Colorado, brought their droning riffs to Nashville’s Marathon Music Works Thursday night. Kicking off the night at 8 p.m., supporting act Oryx set the tone with their intense, nihilistic sound, leaving the crowd …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer  Ridenour Rehearsal Studios has hosted a Bluelight Session once a month since Feb. 21 of this year, with the last event of the semester occurring on Thursday. The event is put on by MTSU’s Omega Delta Psi recording industry fraternity and is always free. The sessions …

This year, Record Store Day will celebrate its 11th anniversary. The event, usually held twice a year – once in April and again on Black Friday – has risen to popularity over the years and has greatly impacted independent record stores all around the world. The current musical landscape for music lovers is as seamless …

Big Ears Festival’s 10th annual musical celebration wrapped up its four-day run in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Sunday with anticipated performances from jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, trumpet player Wadada Leo Smith and the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Bill Frisell ended his string of performances throughout the weekend with his group, Bill Frisell’s Harmony, in an afternoon …

Photos and story by Hayden Goodridge / Contributing Writer Big Ears Festival continued into the weekend with a jam-packed day of music Saturday, filling theaters, museums and bars alike across the city of Knoxville. The day was highlighted by striking performances by modern-classical composer Nils Frahm, historic jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette and banjo player and …