Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats Rock the Music Hall of Williamsburg
September 28, 2016
Underground Sound with Michelle Eliza

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats Rock the Music Hall of Williamsburg

The occult/psych rock band who borrows their influence from bands like Black Sabbath and the 60s/70s culture, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, came to kick ass and take names at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. They had some special help from bands The Shrine and Danava who opened up the show.   The Shrine hyped up the...

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Groves Bring Back the Eighties with Culture Club
September 26, 2016
Underground Sound with Michelle Eliza

Groves Bring Back the Eighties with Culture Club

Boy George and the Culture Club are in the throes of their world tour, and taking LA-based band Groves along for the ride. Groves who appropriately hailed from Groves, Texas, are inspired by artists like Elvis Costello, Phoenix, and The Beatles. Combining elements of pop, soft rock and modern day effects made for the perfect...

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Blackthorn 51 Presents Mike Tramp
September 16, 2016
Underground

Blackthorn 51 Presents Mike Tramp

On August 13, 2016, Blackthorn 51 presented Mike Tramp in his only NYC appearance.  The opening acts for the night were Fragile Sky, Dirty Black 7, Atomic Beauty, D.M.K., The Reign, and Rackit.     I arrived around 9:30 pm and missed the first two acts, The Reign and Rackit.  Sorry guys, I will catch you another...

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Periphery Brings Prog Metal Galore to Irving Plaza, NYC
September 13, 2016
Metal

Periphery Brings Prog Metal Galore to Irving Plaza, NYC

Prog metal lovers came out for a sold out show at Irving Plaza in NYC for some of today’s most prominent progressive metal bands. It all went down on Wednesday, August 31st, when Toothgrinder, Chon, Sikth and Periphery performed to a vivacious crowd at the popular venue.   We unfortunately missed Toothgrinder’s set,...

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Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats Playing Music Hall of Williamsburg + Free Show at Rough Trade
September 10, 2016
News

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats Playing Music Hall of Williamsburg + Free Show at Rough Trade

Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats will be performing a FREE, that’s right, a FREE show tonight at Rough Trade NYC at approximately 5:30 pm. It’ll all go down right before their show at the local Music Hall of Williamsburg. Whether you’re free earlier in the day or at night, you will be able to catch their set in...

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Groves to Open for Culture Club at Coney Island Amphitheater 9/8
September 07, 2016
News

Groves to Open for Culture Club at Coney Island Amphitheater 9/8

Up and coming synth/pop group Groves will be opening up for the iconic 80s pop group Culture Club at the brand new Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island on September 8th.   Groves, appropriately hails from Groves, TX and consists of consists of Stephen Salisbury (vocals/guitar), Reid Guidry (bass/synth) and Will...

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The Temperance Movement to Play Brooklyn Bowl 9/19 + NJ
September 07, 2016
News

The Temperance Movement to Play Brooklyn Bowl 9/19 + NJ

The bluesy rock band The Temperance Movement will be hitting the Brooklyn Bowl on September 19th in support of their latest album, White Bear. The critically acclaimed album was released on July 15th via Fantasy Records and the band is spending no time on hitting the road.   The Temperance Movement will be playing two...

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Green Day Announces North American Tour, Playing Starland Ballrom 9/28, Webster Hall 10/08
September 06, 2016
News

Green Day Announces North American Tour, Playing Starland Ballrom 9/28, Webster Hall 10/08

Get ready guys and gals, because the iconic 90s pop-punk group Green Day will be playing Webster Hall on October 8th! The tour comes as support for their forthcoming album titled Revolution Radio, which will be release on October 7th via Reprise Records.   This will be Green Day‘s latest release as a trio since...

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Artist You Should Know: Schmeeze
September 05, 2016
Artist You Should Know

Artist You Should Know: Schmeeze

Brooklyn’s own Schmeeze will have you grooving out to rock tunes you can dance along to. Reminiscent to the good old 80s radio rock music that used to dominate the radio, Schmeeze are a throwback to an old school sound while combining sounds like jazz, folk and even blues rock all at the same time.   After escaping...

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Album Review: Citizen Zero “State Of Mind” LP
August 29, 2016
Albums

Album Review: Citizen Zero “State Of Mind” LP

Every once a new band approaches that complete grabs your attention for their amazing musicianship. Whether it be for their sound or for their lyrics, something is just truly special about them. Citizen Zero is the latest band to make us feel this way and it is truly a treat what they’ve created with their latest album State...

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The New York Coffee Festival is Coming! Sept 16-18
August 25, 2016
News

The New York Coffee Festival is Coming! Sept 16-18

Are you a coffee lover and live in NYC? Well you’re in luck! Because The New York Coffee Festival will be arriving this upcoming September 16-18, on 25th and Lexington.  Come out and enjoy coffee from some of the best breweries in the city, groove to some live music and meet fellow coffee lovers like you! The festival...

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The Delta Saints Bring Southern-Fried Rock to Mercury Lounge
August 24, 2016
Underground Sound with Michelle Eliza

The Delta Saints Bring Southern-Fried Rock to Mercury Lounge

Mercury Lounge got a good dose of Southern hospitality by The Delta Saints, out of Nashville, and Brooklyn-based band, The Gold Magnolias. The Gold Magnolias opened with funk that was heavily crafted within the styling’s of bluegrass and blues, and topped with influences from the great James Brown.   When The Delta...

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New Damage Records Release Summer Sampler (ft. Northlane, Cancer Bats, Silverstein)
August 23, 2016
News

New Damage Records Release Summer Sampler (ft. Northlane, Cancer Bats, Silverstein)

The Toronto-based heavy metal label New Damage Records have released their summer sampler featuring some of their most successful releases of the year so far. The Summer Sampler includes releases like Northlane’s “Obelisk”, Cancer Bats’ “True Zero” and Silverstein’s...

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