The 2016 edition of MDF kicked off yesterday, which means 50% of the NYC metal scene has packed up and moved south for the weekend. Thankfully there’s still enough radioactive spillover to go around, however, so sit down, shut up (yes, that means me too), and dig in.
Archives for May 2016
Happy memorial day weekend, everyone; pour one out for all of those that have lost their lives in war. While we’re on the subject, it’s perhaps worth noting that rates of war have plummeted drastically over the course of history, and despite the news headlines, we are living in the most peaceful time on earth […]
From Gothamist: Moored off Milton Street with views of darling Transmitter Park, the Barge offers some pretty enticing vistas of Manhattan and the East River.
After removing tipping from his Fort Greene restaurant Roman’s, Andrew Tarlow has put the practice in place for Wythe Hotel’s Reynard as well as the rooftop bar
I want to start this week by saing thanks to everyone—especially Slaves BC, Blackest, Thera Roya, and Pants Exploder—who came out to This One Goes To Eleven’s showcase at The Acheron on Friday night. Hopefully I’ll doing more of that moving forward, so stay tuned and remember to support your local bands. Now, on to […]
No reason for wanton circumlocution this week, we’re going to get right down to it. Have a great weekend, everyone, hopefully enhanced by the fine options below. 5) Bambara, Ritual Humor, One Prayer One Sin, Decorum at ALPHAVILLE While Bambara have been bashing out distorted, Birthday Party-esque noise for half a decade, the band’s latest offering, Swarm, […]
Over a year ago, fans of notoriously reclusive, reticent Long Island natives Brand New were treated to the band’s first new music in six years—a track called “Mene,” which was punishing and laden with biblical themes and lyricism.
Comedian Scott Rogowsky is back with more fake book covers to shock and
Gutting news out of the metal world today, where Adrian Guerra—one half of funeral doom monolith Bell Witch—has officially passed away. Bell Witch played Vitus back in February and, while no one could have predicted it at the time, that show (though featuring Jesse Shreibman behind the kit) will now serve as a somber NYC […]
So you’ve already secured your three-day passes and finalized transportation plans for Governors Ball, right? Awesome. Now it’s time to add more fun to summer festival pile. If you were paying attention, you probably noticed that a whole slew of pre and after parties announced in conjunction with this year’s festival, which is set to return […]