Posted in metal | music | tour dates on March 11, 2010

by BBG

DOWNLOAD: KEN Mode - "The Romanticist" (MP3)

The unfucwitable KEN Mode!
Ken Mode

BrooklynVegan and 1000 Knives are proud to announce Ken Mode with My America and Engineer at Union Pool on May 28th! For the unfamiliar, Winnipeg's Ken Mode play a particular blistering brand of metal/noise rock/hardcore that recalls Today Is The Day, Unsane, and early Mastodon. The band is prepping to release a new album, the follow-up to the badass Mennonite which dropped in 2008.

My America recently wowed me at The Charleston when they played with Tiger Flowers. Fans of AmRep, Young Widows, and noisecore take note. Ruling!

The great Engineer have completed recording of their new album, and are working on artwork and additional tour dates in May and August (stay tuned!). Engineer's last album, The Dregs, was named one of Decibel's Top 40 albums of 2007. I concur.

Ken Mode

KEN Mode - "Extending Common Courtesy Throughout The Evening"

My America @ The Charleston

Engineer @ Death By Audio

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Comments (9)

Never heard of them before. Just did for the first time and they sound like garbage.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2010 10:39 AM

Kick. ass.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2010 11:04 AM

CONAN O'BRIEN RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL tix on sale now! not sure if ken mode is opening or not?!

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2010 11:06 AM

Conan is GOD.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2010 11:23 AM

'Reprisal' was their last record, not 'Mennonite'

Posted by JT | March 11, 2010 2:43 PM

Mennonite came out two years after Reprisal.

Posted by Anonymous | March 11, 2010 3:20 PM

shit, thinking of "Mongrel"

Posted by JT | March 11, 2010 4:29 PM

Guggenheim billed it as a performance piece and it was just an installation. Resultingly, the crowd simply waited for the "show" to start, limiting anyone's ability to freely explore the space (the ground floor was packed with indian-style seaters, and the balconies were lined with people holding onto their spots like grim death.

Posted by منتديات | January 9, 2011 1:29 PM

Hey ya'll we lost another one.......but I'm glad to have grown up with gangstarr as representatives of this music that has an incredible history.....hip hop is a book that wrote itself and GURU was definetly one of its main characters.....we are all getting older.....and GURU is one of the MCs that added a soundtrack to our lives in the 80's and 90's.......the NAMES,PLACES and FACES come to mind when I hear a GANGSTARR track.........I thank GOD that he allowed GURU to shine in his short time...........REST IN EVERLASTING PEACE GURU

Posted by تسريحات شعر | January 20, 2011 6:29 AM

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