Wanna open for the Airborne Toxic Event?
-- 97X is looking for three local bands to open for for its Memorial Day Backyard BBQ, May 23 in Vinoy Park, featuring the Airborne Toxic Event (above), Mute Math, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Iglu and Hartly. Submit a 30-second mp3 of your best stuff, and the 97X crew will let listeners vote on the 12 best bands. The deadline for submissions is noon on May 11; get all the details here.
-- Busch Gardens is hosting a couple of solid Christian concerts in the coming weeks. Relient K headlines an afternoon set on May 9, while Steven Curtis Chapman wil play on May 16. Both shows start at 1 p.m., with the headliners performing at 4 p.m., and are free with park admission.
-- Tampa Christian metal kings Underoath premiered a new video this week on their MySpace, for their single Too Bright To See Too Loud To Hear. Check it out below. The band'll be back in the area July 26 for the Warped Tour.Underoath - Too Bright To See Too Loud To Hear