It's Norway vs. The U.S. of A.! - Oh My Rockness

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It's Norway vs. The U.S. of A.!

January 04, 2007
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Oh My Rockness is teaming up for an insane show with the gentleman who founded the fine Oya Festival in Oslo, Norway. Don't know Oya? It's been around close to a decade and last year 45,000 people attended the 3-day event. The last couple of years everyone from Morrissey, Beck, Franz Ferdinand, Sonic Youth, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Knife, Hot Chip, Band of Horses, Wolf Parade and, well, many more amazing bands have played!

Confirmed to duel for the Norway side are: New Violators (seriously, what critic doesn't like these guys? They're going to be H-U-G-E, we tell you), Datarock (who had one of the best albums of 2006, according to NME), and The Lionheart Brothers (featuring members of Serena Maneesh and 120 Days).

Confirmed for the US of A side are: The Ponys, Cloud Cult and Ra Ra Riot (another NME favorite).

Plus, we've got the Pitchfork guys on the wheels of steel all night. You may rank their musical selections on a 0.0 - 10.0 scale if you so choose.

It's Thursday night at Emo's Jr (the center of all the action). You're seriously not going to want to miss this one.

It's Norway vs. The US of A. Who will reign victorious?

The Ponys, Datarock, The Lionheart Brothers, Cloud Cult, New Violators and Ra Ra Riot play Emo's Jr, on Thursday, March 15th.

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