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Von / Magic is Kuntmaster @ Saint Vitus, 12/11/2012
Magic is Kuntmaster

The Venien version of black metal greats Von played their first ever East Coast show at Saint Vitus on Tuesday (12/11), joined by experimental performance art troupe Magic is Kuntmaster and promising new black metal crew Anicon. Pictures from the show adorn this post, along with video of the bulk of their sets.

While a Von show is easily met with skepticism considering the band's early years and the lack of original personnel, Venien's crew was good. Unfortunately, as with any sort of band that lives in the shadows only to emerge later, the reality of the band could never live up to the legend. The show lacked the dark, rawness that could only be captured in those early primitive demos... but then again could anything possibly top that? Some things, maybe, should be left in shroud.

The support was pretty convincing though. The most fascinating moments of the evening came from Magic is Kuntmaster, whose stage show consisted of noise and a performance piece that must be seen to be believed. Watch that below... unmissable. Anicon, which featured Lev from Krallice and Own from Trenchgrinder, were positively impressive in their debut outing.

More pictures and some video from Saint Vitus is below.

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As discussed, resurrected American black metal crew Von play their first ever east coast show at Saint Vitus tonight (12/11), joined by support from Magic Is Küntmaster and Anicon. Tickets are still available, or you can try your hand at winning a pair. Details on how are below along with a few audio streams.

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by Fred Pessaro // BBG

Mutilation Rites at Saint Vitus, Nov 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Mutilation Rites

Mutilation Rites have added a last minute show with Slaughter The Prophets, Exshitence, Nerve Gas Attak, Hell Bent and Crusty P at The Swamp (258 Johnson) TONIGHT (12/7):

Mutilation Rites playing a benefit show at 258 Johnson tomorrow night - used to be the Lake. Its now called "The Swamp." It goes to a kid named Tomasz who got hit by a drunk driver on his bike and is now in a coma.

DOORS 8pm / BANDS 8:30PM

In other news, Providence noise oddballs Tinsel Teeth play a two night stay in NYC this weekend, logging shows at Death By Audio tonight (12/7) with Necking, Lushes and Psychic Blood; and 255 McKibbin Lofts on Saturday (12/8) with BIG UPS, Osekre & The Lucky Bastards, Advaeta and Yeah Well, Whatever.

Support for Von show at Saint Vitus on Tuesday (12/11) has been announced, including Magic Is Küntmaster and Anicon, the latter of which features Owen Rundquist (Trenchgrinder) and Lev Weinstein (Krallice). Tickets are still available. Swing below for  streaming Anicon tracks, it's worth a listen.

Head below for all Evillive-approved shows for the next two weeks and a new Despise You video (it's a bit hard to watch and reportedly their "first and last music video").

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