Welcome to Vegas Archive, a feature where we re-release music from local bands that are gone, but certainly not forgotten. Today we’re bringing you a previously unreleased album from punk band Lydia Vance, who were active in Vegas 2006-2011. For more information about the band and these songs, read the commentary from former Lydia Vance members Brendan Scholz, Jarred Cooper, Aaron Weislogel and Travis Naegle, as well as other musicians and friends who knew the band. ...

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Thursday, April 4 was what I’ve come to find is a pretty standard night at Favorites. Sets by Success, Poke da Squid, TheCore. and Deadhand were punctuated (and often accompanied by) the antics of one overly drunk helmet-wearing, gymnastically-inclined bar patron who spent the evening dancing onto stage barefoot, only to fall backward and be picked up by a like-minded man equipped with a far too dangerous laser pointer. So that sets the stage, right? ...

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