Sheer Terror played Black Bear Bar, playing more shows (one with Ted Leo); Whiplash touring with original drummer
photo: Sheer Terror at Black Bear Bar (photo via Bad Ground Records)
NYHC vets Sheer Terror celebrated the holidays with a post-Xmas show on 12/26 at Black Bear Bar in Brooklyn. It looked like a wild show, were you there? Check out a full-set video and the setlist below.
The band have a few other things coming up too. There’s a joint birthday party for Sheer Terror frontman Paul Bearer and the defunct British indie label Chiswick Records on January 12 at HiFi Bar. Paul will be paying tribute to Chiswick artists like Motorhead, The Damned, Skrewdriver and more, with help from his Sheer Terror bandmates Jason Carter & Anthony Corallo, plus Ted Leo, Jesse Malin, members of The Templars, 45 Adapters, Turbo A.C.’s and more. It’s free, but they’ll “probably pass the bucket around during the show if you wish to kick in for the band’s fun(d)s.” More info HERE.
Sheer Terror are also playing a cancer benefit in Brooklyn on February 20 at Saint Vitus with fellow hardcore vets Indecision, black metal band Black Anvil, and Enrage. Tickets are on sale now. Flyer below.
In related news, NJ thrashers Whiplash are now reunited with original drummer Tony Scaglione, who’s also a former member of Sheer Terror. They have three area shows coming up, including Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus on January 23 with more Northeast veteran representation from NJ’s Blood Feast, NYC’s Magus Beast and Philly’s Anvil Bitch, plus newer NYC band Hellshot (tickets). Then they play Clifton, NJ’s Dingbatz on January 24 (tickets) and Queens’ Blackthorn 51 on February 5 (tickets). And finally they’ll go to Osaka, Japan for True Thrash Fest in February. Stream the band’s 1985 debut album Power and Pain below.
For more old school hardcore news, earlier today we posted that Burn have new music on the way and MDC are touring.
Sheer Terror — 2016 Tour Dates
1/12 HiFi Bar New York, NY (Paul Bearer’s birthday show)
1/23 Cobra Lounge Chicago, IL
2/15 Amityville Music Hall Amityville, NY w/ Poison Idea
2/20 Saint Vitus Brooklyn, NY w/ Indecision, Black Anvil, Enrage
Whiplash — 2016 Tour Dates
1/23 Saint Vitus Brooklyn, NY w/ Blood Feast, Magus Beast, Anvil Bitch, Hellshot
1/24 Dingbatz Clifton, NJ
2/5 Blackthorn 51 Elmhurst, NY
2/13-14 True Thrash Fest Osaka, Japan