Posted in music | tour dates on May 28, 2010

Chrome Cranks

"After last year's already legendary reunion shows, New York City's infamous garage/punk-blues/noise kings the Chrome Cranks are once again ready to roundly kick the world squarely in its soft, pathetic, and pain-deserving ass--this time with two more hotly anticipated performances: at the Cake Shop in New York on May 28 and the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on May 29.

2009's visceral and devastating shows in New York and Europe by the Chrome Cranks' best and best-known lineup--vocalist/guitarist Peter Aaron, guitarist William Weber, drummer Bob Bert, and bassist Jerry Teel--were a revelation for long-time fans as well as those who'd missed the band during its 1990s heyday. Indeed, many raved that the Cranks are better now than they were the first time around. Since the reunion the group has remained together, working on material for a new album that promises to be every bit as blistering--if not more--than the quartet's pivotal '90s releases."

The shows are tonight (5/28) at Cake Shop and Saturday at Knitting Factory. More details and a video below...

The Chrome Cranks - Hot Blonde Cocktail

THE CHROME CRANKS with the K Holes, Electroputas, Hollerado
May 28 at the Cake Shop
152 Ludlow St., New York, New York
Cost: $10

THE CHROME CRANKS with Thalia Zedek, Clockwork Mercury (Eric Mingus/Catherine Sikora)
May 29 at the Knitting Factory
361 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, New York
Cost: $10 advance/$12 day of show

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Comments (7)

When the fuck are the Lynnfield Pioneers gonna finally get together and play again?!?

Posted by soysalami | May 29, 2010 12:40 AM

Dude on the right looks like John Travolta

Posted by Anonymous | May 30, 2010 10:53 AM

Holly Shit! He does look like John Travolta...circa Look Whos Talking 2.

Posted by Heavy Street | May 30, 2010 12:02 PM

What a letdown this show was- they could have given a crap about us.

Posted by Anonymous | June 1, 2010 12:17 PM

I saw these guys @ the Silverlake lounge back in... 97- 98? Kick assitudinous! Go see..hope they come to SF!

Posted by El Heffe Klukowski | June 2, 2010 3:31 PM

Wonderful post and the location is beautiful and elegant in design and information and everything>>> to Favorites
bonnaroo would never do something like put arcade fire up against soundgarden. or strokes vs gaga. thats why these festivals with curfews are not worth going to. you have to miss tons of bands you'd want to see.

Posted by يوتيوب | March 2, 2011 2:11 AM

Wonderful post and the location is beautiful and elegant in design and information and everything>>> to Favorites
Amazing is an enormous understatement. One of the best electronic shows I've ever been to and I've seen well over a thousand concerts. I had no idea Vladislav Delay was as good a drummer & percussionist as he is- fabulous and he kept everything swinging with a very unique style of playing. If you missed this you missed out big time...
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