News: Mastodon, Leonard Cohen, We the Kings and more
-- A few months ago, Tampa ska outfit Johnny Cakes and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypso won a contest to have their music featured on Tijuana Flats' Web site. It's happening this month. Head to TijuanaFlats.com, and you'll hear Johnny Cakes' song Long Island Iced Tea Island. Cool for them.
-- Thanks to their new video for Stay Young, Bradenton's We the Kings are tearing up the Twitterverse. "#hairwhips" is one of Twitter's top trending topics. Just watch the video -- and Danny Duncan's hairwhips at 0:34 -- and you'll see what we mean.
-- Tickets to Leonard Cohen's Oct. 19 concert at the St. Pete Times Forum will be priced at $46.75, $71.75, $125 and $250, with VIP packages starting at $299. They go onsale Monday, Aug. 10, via Ticketmaster.
-- Tampa's Underoath reflects on 15 years of the Warped Tour.
-- Congratulations to the winner of Orlando Weekly's Best of Orlando awards, including the Legendary JC's, Pulp the Party mastermind DJ Pauly Crush, and recent Soundcheck Artists of the Day Matt Butcher and Mumpsy.
-- Soundcheck's Aunt Sharon from Whoa, Momma! describes how Monday's Green Day concert at the St. Pete Times Forum was her son's first. "It's all downhill from here, kid," she writes. Check out her review.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*