Entries tagged with: Abazagorath
by Wyatt Marshall
Invisible Oranges is pleased to present an evening of black metal featuring New Jersey's Abazagorath, Quebec's Chasse-Galerie, plus One Master, Grue and NYC up-and-comers Vorde on May 2 at The Acheron. The show is being presented in conjunction with Signature Riff, the folks responsible for the upcoming (and incredible) Martyrdoom Festival at Saint Vitus from June 27 through July 1.
Abazagorath draws from a thrashy black metal palette, and though we last caught them on camera in 2011, the band's a regular in NYC and has provided support for the likes of Revenge and Horna. A rarer occurrence is an appearance from Quebec's Chasse-Galerie -- the show will be the band's first NYC show. Chasse-Galerie delivers an atmospheric yet punishing brand of black metal, one that's heavily informed by melody but never lays off the ga s-- not to be missed. Listen to a few songs below.
For our Massachusetts friends, be sure to catch Chasse-Galerie, One Master and Grue with Sangus on May 3 at O'Briens in Alston. Show info is here.
Chasse-Galerie streams below...
by Fred Pesarro // BBG
Drugs of Faith at Death By Audio, March 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
In addition to the Bad Powers/Sannhet/The Year is One show at Saint Vitus and Krallice/Mutant Supremacy/Feast of The Epiphany show at Acheron tonight (9/21), the great Drugs of Faith will take to the stages of Tobacco Road with Drones for Queens, Spirit of Saint Louis and Mother Brain.
Deiphago will team with Manticore, Abazagorath, Trenchgrinder and Infiltrator for a show at Acheron on November 17. The show is the end of the line for their US tour, though full schedule is still on the way.
Hoax have been added to the previously discussed D-Clone show at Acheron on October 6. Absolutely unmissable.
Panzerfaust will take on Acheron on October 17, joined by Syphilitic Lust and one more TBA.
All suggested shows for the next two weeks -- plus a stream of that killer Neurosis track (previously posted here)-- are below.
What did I miss?
Horna in Paris
The previously discussed Horna show on the June 6th at Saint Vitus is one of TWO at the venue, with the second (actually first) going down on June 2nd. Kommandant are on board for both nights, with Abazagorath and Woe on board for June 2nd and Mutilation Rites and Mortum hitting the June 6th show (the prior is celebrating a new LP). Tickets for both June 2nd and June 6th are still available. Kommandant will ALSO play Saint Vitus on 5/22, this time with Sweden's Demonical as part of a string of dates for the band. Tickets are on sale, and all Demonical and Horna dates are listed below.
Baltimore punks Deep Sleep are on the road starting next week, and will play on 4/23 at Black Light in New Brunswick NJ with Real Cops, Radio Exiles, Easy Rider and Attitude Era. Unfortunately no NYC dates in this go-around, but you can check out some of their other dates below.
Supporting acts for the Negura Bunget show at Cameo on 4/20 have changed. The band will now be joined by Din Brad (side project of Negura Bunget's keyboardist), Inia Dina, and Heathen. Tickets are still available.
Naam will play Glasslands on May 12th as part of a Record Release show for their new baby, Starchild. Hull, who are also on board to play Saint Vitus on 4/20 (tickets), will join them and Rainbows at the venue, and tickets are on sale.
Spazzy noise-core Frenchmen Escarres will team with Hessian and Only Child for a show at Acheron TONIGHT (4/13). Stream some Escarres material below.
Stream tracks from the new Mammoth Grinder 7", video from that Veins/Hoax/Raw Nerve show with all previously mentioned streams and dates, and this week's list of suggested shows. below. What did I miss?
Midnight at Rites of Darkness (more by BBG)
I am sure that I don't need to remind some of you metal fans that tonight and tomorrow are two killer shows... both featuring Villains! Tonight (4/6) features Bone Awl and Negative Plane at Saint Vitus while tomorrow's jump-off will be Midnight/Trenchgrinder/Parasytic at the newly renovated Acheron. Onslaught, who also rules and is in the US for the first time, plays on Saturday at Saint Vitus (sans Villains), so that's a bummer/tough choice.
More uggested shows and some full live sets by Born Against, Neurosis and Thou are below... what did I miss?
As the clock ticked towards 2AM on Monday night (8/8), a five band bill of raw and dissonant black metal was entering its seventh hour. Plagued by equipment issues and over-long sets, the blackened school night in Greenpoint featured an early-Tuesday morning appearance from Spain's Proclamation, along with support from Black Witchery, a reunited Abazagorath, Deceiveron, and Villains.
Early support was a mixed bag, ranging from tongue-in-cheek and fun, to horrid, and not in an "ugly black metal" sort of way. Brooklyn's Villains match over-the-top and revolting in on-stage banter, with seriously great blackened street-punk. Deceiveron followed Villains, and were probably the low point of the evening. Besides being out of tune for the duration of their stage time, their set was long and uninteresting. Due to equipment issues, Abazagorath (who was next) took close to 45 minutes to set up and were relegated to a 13 minute set. Despite that considerable setback, the reunited New Jersey band's thrashy black metal was engaging. Make sure you catch them on an upcoming go-around.
Black Witchery had the largest crowd of the evening, possibly due to the hour that the band hit the stage (around 12:30). The trio's blackened blasts of war metal incited pits while the band kept it interesting with an animated and costumed live show. Black Witchery's theatrical and anti-melodic black metal was my favorite performance of the evening.
The audience had thinned considerably for Spain's Proclamation, and though they they delivered an excellent set of Blasphemy-style war metal, their late set-time and much-more-energetic direct support of similar-influence made it hard to stay enthralled.
More pictures and video from Europa are below.
The previously discussed Proclamation show just went from awesome to bonkers with the addition of Black Witchery to the lineup. The pair will team with Abazagorath (mem Funebrarum, Evoken), Deceiveron, and Villains for the August 8th show at Europa. Tickets are still available.
Black Witchery released Inferno of Sacred Destruction in 2010 on CD via Hells Headbangers, and have released it on vinyl via Nuclear War Now. Villains new LP, Road to Ruin, is also out now via Nuclear War Now. Order them both at the NWN webstore.
Show flyer and some video is below.