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A metal band grows in the local scene

A metal band grows in the local scene
March 26, 2019

After its founding in 2018, Swamp Stank, a metal band based in Baton Rouge, looks forward to continued growth and camaraderie. Tyler Rockforte, lead guitarist, and Devin Thibodeaux, drummer, originally...

Local band aspires to greatness

Baton Rouge-based band Ventruss released their self-titled extended play in February.
March 11, 2019

Ventruss, a band based in Baton Rouge, has been entertaining southeast Louisiana since early 2012. Debuting with the single “Locust,” the metal and hard rock group recently released a self-titled...

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