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Brooklyn Vegan brings us Mares of fucking Thrace 5/15/12

Ok, i was skeptical. I’ll admit it. Then i saw this. Holy fucking heavy! Combine that with a band that literally shook the entire block the last time they played, Battilus and Brooklyn’s own girls de force, Mortals, we have a tuesday to be reckoned with!

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Arty’s Personal Top Ten of the 1st Year of Saint Vitus Bar

maybe the other guys will contribute to this but till then, here is….. my totally selfish top 10 bands that i actually got to see (sort of) instead of having to bartend for the first year of saint vitus bar in which i tried to leave the local bands out so i don’t look like […]


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We’ve been open 1 Year! These sorts of accomplishments deserve recognition, especially  in the harsh NYC environment, so why not a full week of it!!! It’s a full blown celebration! It starts on Monday April 23rd with some incredible jesus lizard/ shoegazey tinged post-hardcore from Louisville in the form of Young Widows. Tuesday, April 24th, brings […]

Young Widows 4/23

“Young Widows are the bastard child of Jesus Lizard and Neurosis”, yes? On their latest record “In and Out of Youth and Lightness”, i would swear Michael Gira sings on the opening song.  Maybe i’m crazy. Bottom line? They kind of rule!

Old School. New School. Fuck You!

Not many bands can brag that they have had 17 members! 17!!! Bristol, England’s Onslaught can. I guess they have an excuse, they’ve been around on and off since 1983. What they can really boast about is having released some the most seminal thrash records of the 80’s. I have a strong opinion about Thrash […]

Whole Lotta Notes

Colin Marston and Kevin Hufnagel seem like busy dudes. Innovative and groundbreaking dudes. Dudes of much virtuosity! DUDE!!! I just listened to Marston’s Behold….the Arctopus and I think it might have put me over the edge. Dude is the only word I got left. Sorry. This band is fucking insane. Marston lends his quick hands […]


I’m old as dirt and was privileged to so many of the great progenitors of the Death Metal genre. Back then, the Tampa scene dominated. Death, Obituary, Morbid Angel and so many more weaved their way up the East Coast to my neck of Long Island. From a city seemingly void of culture, they brought […]


Grammy’s review disguised as an open letter to Sir Paul: Dear Sir Paul, I sincerely feel that not only do you need to stop unnecessarily going on these fucking ass kissing bullshit awards shows, you need to start your own. You can call it “Hey kids, nice little tunes you have there. Guess who wrote […]