SoundBytes: D.R.U.G.S., David Bazan, Le Butcherettes and more
-- If you feel like skipping the crowds at this year's Warped Tour, just head to St. Petersburg the week of April 18-22 instead. On April 18, you've got a Warped-level lineup at Jannus, including A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon, We Came As Romans and Pierce The Veil. And on April 22, (Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows (D.R.U.G.S.), above, will be at the State Theatre in St. Petersburg. The new project of former Chiodos frontman Craig Owens will perform April 22 in St. Pete, alongside Black Veil Brides, VersaEmerge, I See Stars and Conditions. Tickets are $15.50-$16. Click here to get 'em.
-- Pedro the Lion fans who turned out for David Bazan's recent set opening for Jimmy Eat World at the Ritz Ybor should be happy about this: Bazan is returning to Central Florida for a set at The Social on June 27. It's his only Florida show on this tour. Tickets are $14-$16. Click here.
-- Can you call Le Butcherettes the Mexican Yeah Yeah Yeahs? BOOM, we just did. The Mexico City garage punks will open for Deftones and Dillinger Escape Plan on May 24 at Jannus Live. Get there early, people!
-- OMIGOD, David Bowie announced a short worldwide farwell tour and it's coming to Tampa's St. Pete Times Forum on July 20!!! Can you believe he announced that today? On April 1? WHAT ARE THE ODDS!?!? Click here for exclusive ticket details.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*