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Concert Thu Mar 27 2008

A Night At The (Mega Man Rock) Opera

Its time you got equipped with: awesome. Nashville's Protomen are a group with one serious claim to fame - they've written an entire concept album based off of the immortal NES classic series Mega Man. Spaghetti westerns about Dr. Light, industrial sceamalongs about Gutsman, and a couple thousand guitar solos representing duels between Mega Man and the villain eponym of the band ought satisfy any hipster who's been hiding his inner nerd too long. They open for Howling Rain and Thunderwing tonight at the Empty Bottle at 9PM - bring 8 E tanks, er, dollars, with you for cover.

 
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Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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