Concert Sutra Helpless Against The SuperVillains

Concert Sutra Helpless Against The SuperVillains

by terri sapp

Photographs by Leah Yetter

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I always love it when I randomly stumble upon a band I’ve never heard of, and end up an instant fan.  Last month at the Toasters’ show at Smith’s Olde Bar in Atlanta, Georgia, this happened to me for the first time in a long time.  The Super Villains, a 5-piece reggae-ska-punk band out of Orlando, Florida, are favorites in the South East peninsula.

Founded in 1997 by original members Skart (vocals, guitar), Dom (vocals, drums), and Smally (sax). In 2004, the current line-up was solidified with the arrival of Rikki (trumpet) and Tito (bass).

I am never really good at making a show for the opening band, but when you are talking a full night of ska, I’M THERE!!  When the Super Villains took the stage to warm the crowd for the Toasters, I knew I would love these guys.  Their high energy, their fun spirited music, and youthful good looks make for a good time to be had by ALL!  Immediately I was drawn to Dom, the drummer, who not only tore up the skins, but also has quite a voice!  Continue reading