The Heroine – Tickets – House of Rock – Corpus Christi, TX – May 19th, 2018

The Heroine

The Heroine

From Form, A Simple Jester

Sat, May 19, 2018

9:00 pm


The Heroine
The Heroine
Some bands define themselves with style; others prefer to use relentless touring. Still others seek notoriety with the quality of songwriting and musicianship, or with on-stage acrobatics and off-stage antics. It is rarely that a band comes along that possesses a piece of each of these "defining qualities," yet remains defined by something else altogether: Its work ethic. San Antonio's The Heroine is one such band. Working towards lofty (but achievable) goals is a credo that each member of this hammer-swinging, five-piece rock 'n' roll juggernaut lives each of his days by (four of the band's members are contractors, while one is an aircraft mechanic). Whether the band is on or off the road, The Heroine works hard, and the band's new full-length record, Playing for Keeps, works its listeners hard in return.

Started in October 2007, the disc goes to great lengths to capture the swagger of the band's must-see live show. Guhly Vargulish's heavy bass, and the dual guitar riffing provided by The Kid and Dibby Disaster, are equal parts Thin Lizzy and Every Time I Die. Meanwhile, the sonic tug-o-war between Johnny Lightning's urgent drumming and Lynnwood King's blue-collar lyrics connects with its audience in a manner that is reminiscent of soul great, James Brown.

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Venue Information:
House of Rock
511 Starr Street
Corpus Christi, TX, 78401