The ‘mericans

Outstanding In Their Field

Congratulations to Dose editor, deejay, and maniacal bass player, Eric Smith, and all the other ‘mericans who were voted ‘Best Local Act’ in the 2009 Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll. When reached for comment, frontman Chris Daltry had this to say, “Gee gosh, t’wern’t nothin’.” He then lit a cigar with a hundred dollar bill,

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The Voice Of A Generation

The nominations are in for the annual Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll. Congratulations to Daily Dose editor Eric Smith, bass player for the ‘mericans [sic] one of six bands vying for ‘Best Local Act’. (And by the way, Eric kills on bass.) The most interesting category may be ‘Male Vocalist/National’ where Morrissey goes head-to-head with

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The ‘Mericans, The Figgs Rock New Year’s Eve

Sure, there was some mention of a shiny ball dropping a few miles away, but the real story last night was the ‘mericans* and The Figgs ringing in the new year in Brooklyn, NY.  The Trash Bar (named for the trash can displayed at the front of the stage?) featured a friendly bear of a

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They’re All V.I.P. Tables at The Trash

Look who’s in The New York Times! In a feature on how to ring in the New Year in the New York City area without spending huge pots of money, some local talent gets a mention. Yes, you can pay $699 for a V.I.P. table at Lady GaGa’s show at Webster Hall, and it very

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rock ‘n’ roll yard sale today

Don’t forget — AS220 from noon to 5PM — Pounds of Sounds! Stacks of Wax! Lots of vendors will be selling posters, T-shirts, vintage vinyl, jewelry, ephemera, things, and stuff.    Jen and Chris Daltry of What Cheer Antiques will have several pounds of albums as well as the latest and totally awesome ‘mericans cd

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