This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

STARSPAWN-CD1Remember all those mean things I said about August last week–how the pickings were slim, there weren’t many shows, and so on? Well I take it all back. This week makes up for it and then some, so let’s thank the almighty law of averages and get on with it.

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REVIEW: BangOnNYC’s Elements Festival Keeps Its Cool

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Photo by Chris Lazzarro, Freedom Film LLC

Brooklyn may have reached sweltering temperatures of over 100 degrees last Saturday, but organizers and attendees of the second annual Elements Music and Arts Festival managed to keep their cool. This year’s event was an expanded version of the 2015 debut, featuring four larger stages, more fanfare and an impressive lineup of heavy hitting artists. [Read more...]

MeanRed and House of Yes Team Up Next Month

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Start your fall off right by planning a visit to Bushwick’s trippiest venue, House of YES (located at 2 Wyckoff Ave.). The multi-stage odyssey plays host to a number of electrifying performances thanks to it’s towering ceilings, stunning lighting and arial rigging. If you haven’t been, there are plenty of reasons to check out House of Yes in September when some of our favorite artists are stopping in.

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The Acheron is Back…as the Best Punk Bar in Brooklyn

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We’re all familiar with the ghost stories of NYC venues past. CBGB gets co-opted by John Varvatos — CBGB-ish peddler of Billy Joe Armstrong-approved looks and wares. North 6th is snatched up and scrubbed down by Bowery Presents and Ticketmaster’s hamster-powered server farm. 285 Kent and DBA finally slip into Murdoch’s yawning cultural detritus, with lines of former and future Vice employees lining the South 2nd sidewalks in those final weeks to glean Snapchat capital/”say goodbye”/covertly peruse their new cubicle spaces.

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

deadringers_3000-1024x1024Welcome to our first transmission from planet August, where the shows are drying up, the records are coming in drips, and we are still here, on hands and knees, lapping at the interstellar riverbed.

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Bushwick’s Syndicated’s is doing a Wes Anderson retrospective this week

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Maybe Ivanka Trump, ugh, will show up. We know she’s a Royal Tenenbaum’s fan. Tonight, you can check out Bottle Rocket:

Anderson’s directorial debut Bottle Rocket, which stars Luke and Owen Wilson, screens Wednesday, August 10th, also at 6:00 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. [Read more...]

This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

a0459075304_10Here I go again on my own. Going down the only road I’ve ever known. Wait, what? Sorry, blacked out there for a second.

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

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Burned out on this heatwave? Join the fucking party, pal. Trust me when I say it’s cooler down here, six feet under.

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