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Joshua Peacock

"Empire of Sound"

Joshua Peacock is a writer and musician. He has been involved in music since the age of 5 and studied music theory, jazz and playwriting at the University of Iowa. He is an Online Content Producer for Savannah Morning News and a contributor to Do Savannah. You can contact him at


Perennial punk bands Agent Orange, The Queers, Guttermouth take over The Jinx

20 Feb 2017

Three tenured titans of punk rock are hitting Savannah’s home to punk and metal, The Jinx, for a colossal one-night stand on Feb. 27.


Savannah Book Festival: Dan Slater’s ‘Wolf Boys’ shines new light on war on drugs

15 Feb 2017

A story seemingly etched out for Hollywood, Dan Slater’s “Wolf Boys” is the extraordinarily true story of two American teenagers’ work as assassins for a deadly Mexican drug cartel, as well as the law enforcement agent who hunts them.


Savannah Book Festival: The late Pat Conroy leaves behind personal thoughts in ‘A Lowcountry Heart’

15 Feb 2017

When Donald Patrick “Pat” Conroy, a giant of Southern literature, passed away in March 2016 after a bout with pancreatic cancer, his fans flooded the internet with praise for his work and dismay at his death.


Savannah Book Festival: More 2017 authors at a glance

15 Feb 2017

Take a look at our second week of Savannah Book Festival authors at a glance.


A.U.R.A. hits downtown Savannah with largest fest yet

13 Feb 2017

The All Underground Rock All Day (A.U.R.A.) Fest returns Feb. 18 with one of its most ambitious lineups to date.


Savannah Book Festival: Jonathan Rabb tackles Savannah in latest novel

08 Feb 2017

There are two stories in the history of the world: Stranger comes to town, or someone leaves on a quest,” Jonathan Rabb said. 


Savannah Book Festival: Thomas Dolby shares a life intersecting technology and art

08 Feb 2017

Thomas Dolby has spent his life and career at the vanguard of technology, exploring new electronic and synthetic worlds through his art.


Savannah’s CUSSES anxious to get back to it after year-long hiatus

07 Feb 2017

Savannah-born hard-rock trio CUSSES needed some time and distance. In November 2015, they played a sort of farewell show, with the caveat that it was not the end of the band.


COEDS celebrate three years with all-ages birthday party

06 Feb 2017

Three years ago, a fierce foursome of tenured Savannah musicians joined forces for a new garage rock, power-punk band.


Savannah’s Davenport House Museum explores Madeira wine

31 Jan 2017

“The taste of this country was artificially created by our long restraint under the English government to the strong wines of Portugal and Spain.” — Thomas Jefferson, 1817.


Concert by bluesman Lurrie Bell ushers in Savannah Music Fest, Southbound beer release

30 Jan 2017

For the third consecutive year, Southbound Brewing Co. and the Savannah Music Festival have teamed up to release the Rollin’ & Tumblin’ springtime IPA, in honor of a shared love of live music.


Savannah’s Rachael Shaner, aka Lulu The Giant, to release debut album

25 Jan 2017

Similar to the title track of her debut album, Rachael Shaner lives like a fast-walking bass riff, perpetually in motion.


Tedeschi Trucks Band back in Savannah, where it all began

23 Jan 2017

For the Tedeschi Trucks Band, playing Johnny Mercer Theatre is a homecoming of sorts.


Savannah rapper Dope KNife back with new album ‘NineteenEightyFour’

23 Jan 2017

The title is apropos, yet unintentionally so, the beats are thick, homemade bastions of hip-hop, and the lyrics are a mixture of metaphor, portentous jaunts, poignant ruminations and direct hits.


Savannah Stopover releases full lineup for year seven

17 Jan 2017

The 2017 edition of the Savannah Stopover Music Festival is shaping up to be yet another great year of discovering your favorite new band.


Paleface returns to Savannah

16 Jan 2017

Paleface might not be a household name, but after nearly three decades in the music industry, his impact and importance is undeniable.


Thursday Night Opry brings big lineup of singers/songwriters to Trinity

11 Jan 2017

Trinity United Methodist Church has solidified itself as a premier music venue in Savannah after opening its sanctuary several years ago to regular concerts and events.


WRUU Savannah Soundings hosts fundraising party to get on the air

09 Jan 2017

A true community radio station is on the brink of becoming a reality after years of planning and work from several dedicated local volunteers.


Baroness holds onto Savannah roots with Grammy-nominated 'Shock Me'

21 Dec 2016

Baroness, a progressive metal band born in Savannah, has earned a 2017 Grammy nomination, an unexpected achievement in their evolving music career.


Empire of Sound: Nightingale News releases long-awaited ‘Bell Rope’

19 Dec 2016

This is in part an album review and in part a thank-you note. Since this is a column on which my face appears, I bear the right to opine.


All-ages show brings Solomon’s Ghost, Awaken the Dawn back to stage

13 Dec 2016

For two regional metal bands, the all-ages Coastal Rock Productions show Dec. 16 at The Space Station, a new extension of Starlandia Creative Supply, will be a bit of a double reunion.