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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Subsonics return on Friday the 13th

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This week's Vibes feature story Rock 'n' Woe details local punk/surf/rock and roll staples, Subsonics triumphant return of to the stage at the Star Bar on Friday, March 13, opening for the Dexter Romweber duo.

Anyone who has spent a decent amount of time around the Atlanta rock scene could probably identify Subsonics’ black-clad vocalist and guitarist Clay Reed in a lineup. His vampy, punk façade reeks of the dangerous rock and roll archetype. For years he’s kicked around near the intersection of Ponce de Leon Avenue and North Highland Avenue between the Majestic Diner, the Highland Inn and the Righteous Room — where he’s known to spend most of his time hiding out in the back corner booth.

But Reed hasn’t been seen out and about much lately. Since September, every Subsonics show in town has been canceled, and the band declined an offer to go on a tour of Spain in March. Apparently, Clay wasn’t in any condition to perform after an alleged confrontation with an Atlanta police officer working security at the Publix supermarket at on Ponce. Continue reading...

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