With Churchill, 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, at Warehouse Live (Green Room), 813 St. Emanuel, 713-225-5483 or www.warehouselive.com.
Athens, Georgia, outfit Dead Confederate is definitely down with the Southern rock, but they're also far more into Neil Young than Lynyrd Skynyrd ever was. Neil and Crazy Horse's epic, stomping cosmic-rock jams provide a launching pad for Dead Confederate's compelling attack, but so does the atmospheric psych-Americana of My Morning Jacket. Even the furious howl of early Nirvana plays a part: Just listen to "Heavy Petting" and try not to hear the ghost of Kurt Cobain in singer Hardy Morris's tortured holler.
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