In learning a little bit about DeVotchKa before going to this show, I came across their long list of instruments (some which I had to look up because I was unfamiliar), and the fact that they used to be a backing band for burlesque shows. Most notably for me, they used to tour with Dita [...]
OK, so I don’t give the drummers much luv in my reviews- but that’s because they tend to be placed where I can’t see them…or because I tend to gawk at the guitarists and bassists…and vocalists…or because the shit it so complicated that I can’t tell a good one from a bad one. We’ll, either [...]
Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! MSTRKRFT @ The Independent, 3/19/09 Kenny Rogers @ The Warfield!, 4/16/09 Turbonegro @ GAMH, 4/17/09
Thursday/January 29: Ceremony @ DNA Lounge Friday/January 30: DeVotchka @ The Fillmore Saturday/January 31: MC Lars @ The Rickshaw Sunday/February 1: superbowl? Monday/February 2: —- Tuesday/February 3: —- Wednesday/February 4: Meshuggah @ Slim’s
Squeeeee!!!! I’m a happy girl! But I have to wait until July?!?!? Main Stage: SLAYER MARILYN MANSON BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Hot Topic Stage: CANNIBAL CORPSE THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER JOB FOR A COWBOY BEHEMOTH WHITECHAPEL Jägermeister Stage: TRIVIUM ALL THAT REMAINS GOD FORBID Jul. 10 – Sacramento, CA Jul. 11 – San Francisco, CA [...]
I finally made it out to see The Wrestler this weekend. What a fine film. Beyond the ’80′s ‘finest’ being featured throughout: Cinderella, Ratt, G ‘n’ R, Quiet Riot, Scorpions, after one of Marissa Tomei’s titilating strip club scenes, guess what song comes on? “Jerk It” by the recently HRC reviewed Thunderheist.
…must’ve been one of those nights. I thought twice before deciding to see Combichrist/BLB- there were two other options: Amebix @ GAMH: monumental, maybe will never have a chance to see again show. & Jay Reatard @ The Independent: the spectacle- he threw a girl off the stage. I enjoy spectacles. Why couldn’t these shows [...]