Photo: Bassnectar thrills with a heavy and relentless set. (@ajrphotos) On Saturday morning, lightning ripped through the sky as thunderous claps echoed in response. Later that night, BangOn!NYC attendees experienced different kinds of lights and applause.
This is no surprise for anyone who lives in Williamsburg, but the stats are troubling nonetheless. Since 2013, there have been over 700 injuries to cyclists and 9 deaths. Unfortunately, these numbers could rise once the L Train shutdown comes into effect and there are more bikers commuting to and from the city. Localize.city uncovered areas […]
It’s another slowish release week, but I’m getting hell out of dodge next weekend and don’t want to leave you hanging for two weeks. Onward into the flames… WHAT TO HEAR: First up this week is Sounds From the Vortex (Nuclear Blast), the debut full-length from ‘90s melodic death revivalists, The Spirit. Seeing wider re-release […]
I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it, because Elements Music & Arts Festival is back this Saturday, August 11th, and I KNOW I’ll like it. The Brooklyn-based party squad known as BangOn!NYC will bring their incredibly innovative and entertaining music festival back to its new home in Hunts Point, BX (1108 Oak Point […]
The dog days are here and the release slate proves it, so let’s keep this brief so we can all get out there and enjoy what’s left of summer.
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After several crazy weeks, things cool down on the release front this weekend—the last of July, in case you’ve been slacking on your summer metal binge and need a kick in the ass. As always, however, quality reigns over quantity, and in that respect, we are doing just fine once again.
Photo: Elrow in Ibiza, Spain It’s raining. It’s pouring. We’re stuck inside, and it’s BORING. Sure, this forecast is the pits, but it’s times like this that I’m reminded of the yins and yangs of life. After all, we wouldn’t know excitement if there was no calm, happiness if there was no sadness and sunshine […]
What do a fire breathing dragon, a pirate ship and Bassnectar all have in common? Aside from being collectively badass, you can also expect to see all three of these things at BangOn!NYC‘s Elements Music & Arts Festival on August 11th! What you won’t find there however is loud corporate presence or uncomfortable crowds. It’s a refreshing break […]
Originally I was feeling guilty about missing the last two release weeks, which were absolutely packed with flashpoint metal records…then I took a look at this week’s lineup. Yeah, sorry, not sorry. WHAT TO HEAR: Let’s start this week at the fucking bottom with Mutilation Rites’ scathing new full-length, Chasm (Gilead Media). A crusty grind […]