Reno-based Hellbound Glory rocks Crystal Bay Casino
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What: Hellbound Glory
When: Monday, Dec. 25, 10 p.m.
Where: Crystal Bay Casino
If you’re hunting for a gig to attend in order to round out Christmas Day, look no further: Reno-based rock-country trio Hellbound Glory headlines North Shore’s Crystal Bay Casino on Monday, Dec. 25.
The band’s roots stem from frontman Leroy Virgil, who grew up in Washington and relocated to the Biggest Little City in the mid-2000s.
“I grew up in a hick-town by a lot of people’s standards. Reno is just a hick-town with taller buildings and brighter lights. Playing Reno is like playing a 24-hour dive bar. No matter where I play, I’m never too far from home,” he said.
And the sound itself draws from both his hometown and current location.
“Country music was a big influence on the rock music I wrote when I was younger and still in Aberdeen. That same rock music echoes a bit in my country western music today. We’re really not afraid to piss off any of either genre’s purists. We’re just out there being ourselves!” Virgil noted.
His nonchalant nature shines through in Hellbound Glory’s songs, which “resound with equal parts wit and humor,” according to the band’s online biography, which continues that the lyrics reflect “an unabbreviated and honest statement of the world we live in today.”
Hellbound Glory takes the stage for a free gig at 10 p.m.
Crystal Bay Casino is found at 14 NV 28.
— Lake Tahoe Action