Thirty Great Athens Bands

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Twin Tigers

“Red Fox Run”

Venice Is Sinking

“Ryan’s Song”

Vic Chesnutt

“Flirted With You All My Life”

The Whigs

“Right Hand On My Heart”

Widespread Panic

“Ain’t Life Grand”


Paste might not exist without inspiration from our favorite ‘90s Athens’ band Vigilantes of Love. Bill Mallonee and his rotating cast of musicians were one of the first bands the budding freshman journalist Josh Jackson ever interviewed, and the first Paste website was launched with the release of the band’s Live at the 40 Watt.

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