There are some bands that you wish you would’ve met sooner, but there’s a chance to get in on the ground floor with Philadelphia pop-punk trio Goalkeeper as it continues supporting a debut full-length released last fall.
Chock full of big instrumentals, melody for days and hooks galore, the band is perfect for fans of the kind of anthemic punk that was a staple of the Warped Tour lineup in the early-2000s.
Orlando band Outatime! (not ashamed to cover Machine Gun Kelly) opens alongside Miski Dee’s City Mouse project and St. Pete quartet Caught Fire.
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...