Who is 8 off 8th’s Surprise Guest Tonight?

17 Aug

Let’s look at the clues…

@SimonKerr Wish we could. They’ve specifically asked us not to. It may be a contractual thing w/ All Tomorrow’s Parties: http://bit.ly/vCsiK

Today’s clue about tomorrow’s secret NINTHoff8th: They expect the entire club ends to be full of boys who love the Kings of Leon.

Today’s clue for the secret NINTHoff8th for Monday: They have a mascot who starred in a 1990 John Goodman movie where he was an exterminator

Secret band playing Monday’s 9off8th had either Kings of Leon’s drummer OR Merlin the Magician as the drummer at their 1st show

He/she/they will perform at next month’s All Tomorrow’s Parties

The secret, out-of-town band, flying in for Monday’s NINE off 8th, is very popular with boys and has had over 7 bassists

He/she/they hate Kings of Leon but love to make you dance.

FINAL CLUE about secret NINTH off 8th: This band hates Smyrna with all its guts. Kings of Leon are from Smyrna. ‘Nuff said.

KINGS OF LEON ARE NOT PLAYING AT MERCY LOUNGE TONIGHT. Damn interwebs! Go through our previous tweets for correct info.

4 all saying it’s a hoax: there really is an unannounced, out-of-town band flying in 2 play a FREE 12am show 2nite. Plane just touched down

My wild guess is going to be Animal Collective…what do you guys think?

Okay, I’m convinced it’s going to be KOL. Expect crowds. Big crowds.

Mercy Lounge says it’s not Kings of Leon, but maybe it’s one of them…I have no idea.

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

  • cheapassmichelle

    I’m going to go with Animal Collective as well, but I really wish it were Deerhunter. It has to be a band that goes over really well with the bros.

  • cheapassmichelle

    Also, why do we keep getting hits from all of these Danzig fans!? Whoops…

  • Ryan

    Animal Collective has not had that many bassists..so I don’t think its them

  • Emily

    Are you going to go?

  • Emily

    What’s your guess?

  • Kings of Leon?

  • Emily

    Well, since you’re playing tonight I have a sneaky feeling that you would know…but do they actually fit the clues? I have no idea.

  • KOL could fit the clues if they’re self-loathing rock stars who’ve had more bassists than they let on

  • Emily

    But I don’t think they’re playing next month’s ATP festival…unless that’s a secret too.

  • Emily

    I need to stop using the “…” all the time.

  • Emily

    Yes, you should go. You should wear your reporting shoes.

  • Reporting/drinking/dancing shoes would be best shoes to wear

  • cheapassmichelle

    My reporting shoes are always my drinking/dancing shoes. They are also blue.

  • Suede?

  • Here’s a link to the facebook event page:
    http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=118330444364&ref=ts

    $2.50 Yuengling! No cover! 9 bands! Huzzah!

  • “Today’s clue for the secret NINTHoff8th for Monday: They have a mascot who starred in a 1990 John Goodman movie where he was an exterminator”

    dear god it’s not the pink spiders is it? they suck something fierce.

  • I can confirm that it is NOT The Pink Spiders

  • cheapassmichelle

    This whole thing is full of shit. I’m just sticking with Kings of Leon and staying far, far away so I don’t get trampled.

  • There will be LOTS of dancing, I predict very little, if any trampling…You should come to the party! I think you’ll dig Wild Things and Delta Saints

  • Emily

    I think that Max is messing with us. In fact, I think that all of the clues are total crap. The more I think about it the more confused I get.

  • cheapassmichelle

    I think it’s all shit. It’s going to be someone stupid and local.

  • @Mercylounge: FINAL CLUE about secret NINTH off 8th: This band hates Smyrna with all its guts. Kings of Leon are from Smyrna. ‘Nuff said.

  • well, considering they have a new album out soon, and are about to go on tour – I would love for this to be The Protomen. But as I said on my twitter feed – that’s asking for the moon.

    But, who ever this ends up being – what I’m not looking forward to are all the popped collar kids that are going to show up expecting to see KOL and the many female fans they draw.

    I’ll be there, but by god I better be able to find a place to park!!!

  • The Mercy just announced that it is not “KOL” – I expect this to detour no one. lol.

  • Emily

    Well, something tells me that if you get there early and can’t find a parking spot that you probably won’t be able to get in.

    Didn’t Mercy Lounge say it wasn’t Protomen?

  • I’m sure it’s not. Who ever it is it’s gonna be a good line up either way.

  • 8track

    Going with the Melvins

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melvins

    Over 7 bassists Not KOL.

  • Emily

    The Melvins???

    I like the sound of that, but that means they would come to Nashville just to play 8 off 8th in between two CA gigs, and that just doesn’t seem likely.

  • cheapassmichelle

    …you like the Melvins!?

  • 8track

    Agreed, but there is an open date, and they are playing All Tomorrow’s Parties next month. Plus the 7 bassists thing. I would be shocked if it was not them.

  • drummer’s girlfriend

    def NOT the pink spiders.

  • Emily

    I feel rather convinced by 8track. As far as I know they fit the clues. What about the mascot one, though?

  • Emily

    Michelle, I haven’t listened to them much, but I do enjoy what little I’ve heard.

  • Emily

    Drummer’s Girlfriend, which drummer’s girlfriend are you?

    Also, thank god it’s not the Pink Spiders

  • cheapassmichelle

    I bet it’s the Pink Spiders’ drummers girlfriend. Heh.

  • Emily

    Haha, so many mysteries!

  • drummer’s girlfriend

    ha! no way, pink ones aren’t for me. surprises’ drummer’s girlfriend. i am the one in the blue dress.

  • Emily

    Well then, new friend, do you have any more hints for us? We promise secrecy.

  • drummer’s girlfriend

    well… i’ll say this- the club will be full of boyz

  • Emily

    hmmm, boyz, with a z, eh?

  • cheapassmichelle

    I’ve asked 4 different people’s opinions. Everyone is clueless. I’m a little terrified, to be honest.

  • Emily

    I have to say, I’m surprised that it’s still such a secret, impressed even.

  • cheapassmichelle

    ITS ALL A JOKE! DON’T GO!!!!

    …I figured it all out.

  • drummer’s girlfriend

    we’ll be having a blast with the boyz, i promise.

  • cheapassmichelle

    I have been laughing my ass off for 5 minutes straight. This is amazing promotion.

  • Emily

    Michelle, I am so glad you figured it out! This is hilarious!

  • cheapassmichelle

    I’m writing a “Scene Report” for tonight that will have a “Part 2” follow up tomorrow.

  • Stephen

    This is all very confusing and highly entertaining. And I definitely have pissed off multiple KOL fans with convincing info today

  • Emily

    Muahaha. I’ll take all of the credit for passing along bad information to you.

    Was Brendon pissed? I think he’d like the band that’s actually playing.