Money Where Your Mouth Is

THIS WEEK: 04.13-04.19

Money Where Your Mouth Is
Band: The Last Vegas (www.gethip.com; www.thelastvegas.com)
Hometown: Chicago
Sounds like: "Cheap Trick getting screwed in the ear by AC/DC."
Fun fact: "We like drinking a lot. The band's combined weight is only 327 lbs."
Playing: Thursday, April 13, at the Jigsaw Saloon
Why you should see them: "It will be louder, more exciting, and higher-quality rock and roll than you've seen in a long, long time. Also, one lucky person will get stuck letting us stay at their house, eat their food, and drink all their alcohol." -- John Wator, guitar

Band: Brazen Rogues (www.brazenrogues.tk)
Hometown: Cleveland
Sounds like: "Blood for Blood picked up Slaughter and the Dogs, beat Social Distortion to death, then made their getaway in a '69 El Camino, running on equal parts nitromethane and Pabst Blue Ribbon."
Fun fact: "Vics loves puppies."
Playing: Saturday, April 15, at Pirates' Cove, with Labor Force, Tommy Gutless, and Squared Off
Why you should see them: "'Cuz we're goddamned rock stars, that's why." -- Vics, guitar and vocals

Band: Kill the Fall (killthefall.com; myspace.com/killthefall)
Hometown: Cleveland
Sounds Like: "Influenced by Minor Threat, Misfits, Quicksand, Helmet, Fugazi, Seaweed, John Coltrane, Faith No More, and Led Zeppelin."
Fun Fact: "New split CD with Hellephant, Preying on Giants, is available now."
Playing: Monday, April 17, at the Grog Shop
Why you should see them: "Because everyone complains about the lack of a scene in Cleveland, yet no one goes to local shows. I know there are a lot of bad bands in Cleveland and only a few good ones, but the good ones are worth coming out to the shows for and then passing the word." -- Ray Terry, vocals and guitar

Band: Pete Yorko and the One Man Music Band (peteyorko.com)
Hometown: Parma Heights
Sounds like: Hard-driving wild punk, blues, and country
Fun fact: "Uses every limb of his body for the act, including his penis, to drive his sexually thrilling stage show."
Playing: Tuesday, April 18, at the Beachland Tavern
Why you should see him: "It's too much noise coming from one person." -- Pete Yorko, guitar and drums

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