'American Idol,' Reel Big Fish, A Day to Remember and more
-- Coming to the Ritz Ybor on July 22: Reel Big Fish, above, and the English Beat. Tickets are $22/$24 and go on sale Saturday. Get 'em here.
-- Oh yes: American Idol auditions are coming to Orlando on July 9. Eric Deggans has the details.
-- Guitarist Tom Denney has left Ocala Warped Tour thrashers (and Victory Records signees) A Day to Remember. "He told us he no longer had the drive to tour anymore," the band writes on their MySpace blog.
-- Which local bands should open for Black Moth Super Rainbow July 31 at Crowbar? Weigh in here.
-- Morningbell has two new tracks up on their MySpace.
-- Laws' new single Shoot Wack Rappers is the "Heater of the Day" on AllHipHop.com.
-- Creative Loafing is looking for music-related suggestions for its 2009 Best of the Bay issue. Hey, let's all nominate Soundcheck for best local music blog! Who's with me? Anyone? Bueller?
-- Photo by Kevin Knight