When Skeletonwitch, one of Athens' most successful bands, released its fifth studio album last October, it was a great day for metal fans here and around the world. And with the band's release in January of a special limited edition version of the LP, "Serpents Unleashed" became a gift to dogs and cats as well.
The Fur Peace Ranch is continuing its
Concert Series this Saturday with a sold-out concert by country-rock
legends, the Desert Rose Band. The show actually will feature the
Acoustic Desert Rose Band, which is what the band calls itself when
touring without a drummer and bass player.
Starting Thursday and still going on when The Athens NEWS went
to press Sunday, the annual Hoopla in the Hills event drew thousands of
people to enjoy a (somewhat soggy) time at a site out on Ohio Rt. 56
where the Number fests take place each spring.