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by BBG

Inter Arma at Union Pool (more by Keith Marlowe)
Inter Arma

Inter Arma will hit Acheron on 10/26, joined by Batillus and Belus. The $10 show is part of Inter Arma's East Coast/Mid-West tour in late Oct/Early-Nov. Full tour dates are below.

Also Richmond-ites Balaclava have welcomed their new LP Crimes of Faith via Forcefield/Southern Lord, and will hit the road for some East Coast dates next week including a stop in NYC at Acheron on 10/23 with Gang Signs. This show is FREE and open to the public, with a donation accepted at the door. Stream music from Balaclava at their Facebook site. Recommended for fans of downtuned, negative hardcore.

Elitist are in town this week, and will play NYC at Acheron on 10/24 with Sea of Bones, Alkahest, and Sannhet (who support Bison BC on Monday). Don't miss them. They ripped at Cake Shop with Gaza in their last go-around.

No Statik (mems Artimus Pyle, Scrotum Grinder, Look Back And Laugh) released a killer LP this year with We All Die In The End, out now on Prank Records. The band will bring their brutal live show to the East Coast for a set of dates that will include NYC on 1/7 at Acheron. Don't miss it. Check out some live video below for further proof.

Support has been added to BOTH previously discussed Thrones/Danava shows. Caltrop and Psychic Limb (who play a boat for CMJ on 10/22) will support at Acheron on 10/27, while 10/28 at Union Pool will mean Ben von Wildenhaus and La Otracina.

Obituary have added a string of East Coast dates, including NYC at Santos Party House on 11/19 with Denial Fiend. Ticketing info is forthcoming.

If, for some reason, you still follow Fu Manchu, look for them and Santos on 11/15 with Honky (J.D. Pinkus of Butthole Surfers) and Shrine. The band will performing all of In Search Of in its entirety. Tickets are on sale.

Kim Phuc will release their new LP Copsucker via Iron Lung Records. Check out a new song below.

Agnostic Front is back with a gang of tough guys at Santos Party House on 11/4. Support will come from Setback, Naysayer, Mongoloids, and Incendiary. Tickets are on sale.

Brain Killer will headline a Nick Poot Memorial on 11/26 at Tommy's Tavern with Green Beret, which features members of Social Circkle.

More suggested NON-CMJ NYC shows (look for a CMJ guide momentarily), some flyers, and some video below....

Continue reading "Evillive (Inter Arma, Balaclava, Elitist, Obituary, Agnostic Front & more)"


Here is the initial lineup for Willamette Week's MusicfestNW, scheduled for Sept. 7-11, 2011 in Portland, Oregon, and it's pretty great. The multi-venue fest includes big outdoor performances by Band of Horses (Sunday, Sept. 11), Explosions in the Sky (Saturday, Sept. 10), and Iron & Wine (Friday, Sept. 9), in addition to shows with everyone from Archers of Loaf to Big Freedia to Butthole Surfers to Neurosis. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 3rd. Check out the full list below...

Continue reading "MusicfestNW 2011 -- dates & initial lineup"

by BBG


Gaza headlined Cake Shop on November 21st with Tiger Flowers, Meek is Murder, and Elitist, the first stop after their stint with The Red Chord on the "To Catch a PredaTOUR". In their first ever NYC appearance, Gaza's atonal and punishing riffs caused a ruckus on the floor of the venue as the band pummeled the moshing masses with tracks like "Calf", "Windowless House", and a new and unreleased track written since their mammoth 2009 release He is Never Coming Back. Fantastic live band.

Support was similarly impressive. Much like Gaza, Tiger Flowers also trotted out new material in their appearance but also relied on standards like "Last Horse" and "The Weight". Meek is Murder's tech-y screamo was highly energetic and powerful in the live setting, featuring a moshing bass player and a spastic frontman. Their Mosquito Eater EP is available for purchase or for free. Of the support, Elitist was the biggest surprise. The Portland band's gale force destruction reminded me of Trap Them, Clinging To The Trees of A Forest Fire, and a host of other bands that blend the intensity of hardcore, sludge, and grind with a blackened aesthetic. Look for their new material to be released on Season of Mist.

More pictures from the show are below...

Continue reading "Gaza, Tiger Flowers, Meek is Murder, Elitist @ Cake Shop -pics "