Contact Us

Pallbearer and Royal Thunder played Knitting Factory with Inter Arma and Kings Destroy (pics/video)

words and photos by Fred Pessaro // BBG

Brett of Pallbearer at Knitting Factory, 9/11/2012
Pallbearer

The Pallbearer/Royal Thunder steamroller came into town on Tuesday (9/11), hitting Knitting Factory as part of their set of BrooklynVegan-sponsored dates together. Joining the pair were Richmond favorites, sludgy-black metal crew Inter Arma and NYC’s Kings Destroy, the former of which used the NYC date as a tour kick-off. Pictures and video of all bands from Knitting Factory are below.

As before, Pallbearer’s set focused on their lone LP Sorrow & Extinction, and included a final jam to close out the evening. Royal Thunder was similarly, and some ways more, impressive in their showing, with frontwoman Mel alternating between belting out blues vocals and ripping a primal scream. The CVI songs, which I love in the first place, sound much more regal and powerful live.

The remainder of the bill was similarly great. Inter Arma, as usual, played a taut set of entirely new material that will appear on their forthcoming Relapse debut. Look for that. And Kings Destroy, who have just returned from a tour in the EU, set the standard for the evening by playing their ozzy-influenced doom jams to open things up.

All pictures and video is below.

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy

Kings Destroy – Brooklyn, Knitting Factory 11 Sep 2012 from (((unartig))) on Vimeo.

Kings Destroy

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma

Inter Arma – Brooklyn, Knitting Factory 11 Sep 2012 from (((unartig))) on Vimeo.

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder

Royal Thunder – Brooklyn, Knitting Factory 11 Sep 2012 from (((unartig))) on Vimeo.

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer

Pallbearer – Brooklyn, Knitting Factory 11 Sep 2012 from (((unartig))) on Vimeo.

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!