Fire In The Sky: Hypocrisy @ DNA Lounge, 5/16/10

With 5 minutes to spare, I walked into the much more sparsely crowded, heavier atmosphere of the DNA Lounge to see Hypocrisy. I was supposed to see Hypocrisy last year with Ensiferum, but due to visa issues, they had to drop off the tour. They were actually supposed to do the tour with Children of […]

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Grrl P0w3r: otep, Bury Your Dead @ DNA Lounge, 3/30/10

I walked into DNA Lounge to the growls of Through the Eyes of the Dead. Past the busy pit action, I made my way to a perch in the balcony. I had seen the prominent display of two members of this band wearing Meshuggah and Behemoth shirts on their MySpace page photo and set a […]

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Green Day Goes All the Way @ DNA Lounge, 4/9/09

When Dookie came out, I was 14 years old, giggling at this ‘masturbation song’ (“Longview”) on MTV with my friends. In 1998, I graduated high school, and our class song was “Time of Your Life” (I’m sorry but high school is NOT the time of your life). In 2005, I moved to San Francisco, and […]

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Combichrist, Black Light Burns, Dommin @ DNA Lounge, 1/25/09

Meow. Tonight was my night- one of those shows that makes me wish I had a rewind button so I could do it all again because it made me feel really good. “It’s apparent he’s the industrial Elvis.” I walked into DNA shortly after Dommin’s set had started. Girls are screeching. Roses are being strewn […]

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immigrant @ dna lounge, 7/19/08

It’s my first, and apparently last, Pop Roxx. Pop Roxx was a 3 years running monthly party playing a mix of ‘electro-rock-indie-new wave-goth-mod-bastard pop’ music, with buzz bands playing a set somewhere in there. Upon walking in to an empty, cavernous club at 10p, it is apparent why this party might be over. Dead clubs […]

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My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult @ DNA Lounge, 6/1/08

The ’90s were pretty freakin’ cool. Culture coughed up some of the last seedy, dirty things before the regime change came and turned it all into abstinence, straight-edge, and boy bands. I was introduced to My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult via The Crow soundtrack. I would describe their sound as Ministry meets Lords […]

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