Thursday, June 19, 2008

Bonnaroo Breakout

One of the things we look forward to about Bonnaroo every year is speculating over who will be the next "break-out" band, someone most people have never heard of, that goes onto greater fame. With over 1,000,000 YouTube plays, 58,000 MySpace friends, and 6 paragraphs on Wikipedia, it can't really be said that no one's ever heard of Battles. Just maybe no one who's not online regularly. Anyway, I wasn't even there but it's impossible to ignore this kind of vibe:

Kudos to Lightning's Brian Waters for picking up.

And just in case the sound issues wreck it for you, check out this studio video -

p.s. - Helmet fans might recognize the guy at the yellow drumkit as John Stanier.

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