photos by Chloe Rice, words by BBG

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They sped through an hour and change long set that featured journeys into most of their familiar terrain. It was nice to see them after all these years.
They bespoke of a simpler pre-Guiliani time, one of scuzz and sleaze. The Taxi Driver New York. -[Trashman Reader]

The kings of crossover prevaled, as DRI played an NYC show on 1/17 at Gramercy with Inhuman and Rumplestiltskin Grinder.

Rumplestiltskin Grinder is reporting two MAJOR upcoming shows in NYC in the coming months, including 5/30 at Europa with DRI and 5/28 at Gramercy with German thrash metal greats Sodom! Tickets for Europa are on sale, and Sodom goes on sale 2/7. Both DRI and Sodom are scheduled to play MDF 2010, and DRI will be at Scion Rock Fest in March.

Across town, Pentagram was getting down at BB King's on the same night.

More pics from the show and complete Rumplestiltskin Grinder dates are below....

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RUMPLESTILTSKIN GRINDER - 2010 TOUR DATES
Feb 13 2010 The Behler-Hein Legion Hall Hamburg
May 28 2010 Gramercy Theater w/ SODOM New York, New York
May 30 2010 Europa w/ DRI Brooklyn, New York
May 31 2010 Pirates Cove Cleveland, Ohio
Jun 2 2010 Blondie's w/ Obituary Detroit, Michigan
Jun 3 2010 Opera House w/ Naglfar Toronto, Ontario