This One Goes to Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

a2264146891_10Happy St. Paddy’s fellow wanna-be Irishmen and women. Trade the green Bud Light for some Primordial and join us as we go forth into the puked-strewn night. 

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Top 5 shows of the weekend

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So glad we got to spring forward into this glorious weather we’ve been having. If you want to avoid all the St Patrick’s Day nonsense (why people think this is any better than Santacon I don’t know…), here are a few chances to avoid people pretending to be Irish, leprachauns, or generally broing out.

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First Annual Relix Live Music Conference – May 10th

Relix Live Music Conference

The Relix Live Music Conference​ is billed as “a conference for professionals in the live music industry, designed to shed light on the fast-paced and ever-changing live music business.”

For one day only, on Wednesday May 10th, a full line-up of panels and discussions will take place at Brooklyn Bowl
, including a presentation on Technology by Justin Bolognino (META.is), who invented and spearheaded The Lab at last year’s Panorama Festival.

Keynote speakers include Peter Shapiro (​​Founder of Dayglo Ventures, Relix, BK Bowl, etc) and Ron Delsener (​NY Music Live Nation), moderated by the great Peter Fricke (Rolling Stone). Another panel features Dave Frey (Lockn’ Festival & Silent Partner Management), Jay Sweet (Newport Folk Festival), Dan Berkowitz (CID), Janine Small (Janine Small, PLLC), and Robin McNicol (Superfly) discussing the current state of music Festivals, with a capital “F”.

Tickets are $115 now, and may soon jump to $125. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, a year’s subscription to Relix Magazine, and a ticket to that evening’s show The Meat Puppets and Mike Watt & The Secondmen at Brooklyn Bowl.

Top 5 shows of the weekend

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We return to our regular schedule after a much needed weekend away… Looks like a cold one this weekend, so you’re going to need to put on an extra layer or two and deal with it.

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Shea Stadium closes doors once again

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As you may remember, Brooklyn DIY-venue Shea Stadium temporarily closed, then reopened earlier this year. It seems as though Shea’s struggles continue—this was posted by the club today to their facebook page: [Read more…]

Where to support women in NYC this International Women’s Day

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With the lingering fear and uncertainty of the future of equal rights in our country, it’s more important than ever to support your fellow ladies.  [Read more…]

This One Goes to Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

1000x1000While a little thin on big-name blog fodder, the underground is on absolute fire this week, so grab that headlamp and let’s begin our descent.

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

power-trip-nightmare-logicI’m just barely resisting a cheesy Oscars-theme this week, so let’s get to it before I give in to the carrion call of the kitch.

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