Last month when the second iteration of Sound on Sound Fest was canceled, fans of the camping festival were disappointed to hear that all the festivities — from jousting to dancing in the disco dungeon — would be postponed indefinitely.
Whether it’s through onstage appearances, personalities or anything in between, bands such as Kiss and Slipknot find fame not just for their music. For Cannibal Corpse, this means grossing people out as much as possible.
As punk’s meaning shifted from an aggressive form of rock music to a vague reference to DIY attitudes and counter-culture, many movements adopted the punk mindset. Although she might stretch the term to its limits, Margo Price is country’s new punk.
With every new iteration of the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival comes a slightly different approach, and this year’s two weekends were no different. But these changes beg the question of whether or not they were for the better.