Prog-rock supergroup The Aristocrats plays Tampa this weekend

Stretch your neck.

click to enlarge The Aristocrats - Photo by Manuela Häußler
Photo by Manuela Häußler
The Aristocrats
Not too many people would try to fight you if you suggested that Marco Minnemann is a top five all-time prog-rock drummer.

On Saturday, July 23, the German go-to drummer for luminaries like Steven Wilson and Joe Satriani brings two of his equally-talented friends—guitarist Guthrie Govan (Wilson, Hans Zimmer) and Bryan Beller (Satriani, Dweezil Zappa)—to Tampa's Brass Mug for a night of instrumental-rock and off the wall storytelling.

There's gonna be a lot of headbanging and air guitar going on at this one.

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Ray Roa

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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