NPR-approved Texas punk band Portrayal of Guilt plays Tampa concert next week

CL favorites Horsewhip and Vacancy open.

NPR-approved Texas punk band Portrayal of Guilt plays Tampa concert next week

If the Viking (aka Lars Gotrich) says it’s good, then you listen. Here’s what NPR Music’s lover of music that colors outside the lines had to say about a new split single from this nihilistic punk band from Texas visiting Tampa Bay this weekend: “Portrayal of Guilt leans into its prowling menace while new-to-me Slow Fire Pistol swarms with pg.99-inspired punk fury.” Opening sets from CL favorites (Horsewhip, Vacancy) have us running for the sign up sheet.

Portrayal of Guilt w/Horsewhip/Vacancy/Control System/Prime. Mon. March 9, 7 p.m. $10. The Blue Note, Tampa.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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