Personal Exile: The Funeral Pyre, Oakhelm @ Happy Mart, 8/4/11

This may go down as my most bizarre show of the year. Barely recovered from being crushed by thousands at The Gorge, I somehow found myself with about 20 other people in a space called Happy Mart in downtown LA. It was like a scene from a film as we drove past the populated part […]

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SXSW Day 2: The Funeral Pyre @ Emo’s, 3/17/11

The day started off with an interview and much glaring at the additional people in green descending upon downtown Austin to celebrate St. Patrick’s day. We made our way over to Emo’s, and as we joined the small line to get into the inside stage, I heard familiar notes wafting through the door. Kvelertak were […]

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Mini Review: Early Graves, The Funeral Pyre @ Annie's Social Club, 8/26/09

I rolled out of the apartment at 10:30p…that should be enough time to catch half of the middle act and headliner of a 3 band billing that starts at 9pm, right? WRONG. HRC fail, Annie’s Social Club– or as I like to call it, the Anti-Social Club- fail- they switched the order of the bands. […]

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