Twisted Light: The Black Angels, The Black Ryder @ The Observatory, 8/23/13

Twisted Light: The Black Angels, The Black Ryder @ The Observatory, 8/23/13

Sometimes there’s just something in the air, something with the moon, something with us that makes a show….weird. That would be what happened in the course of tonight’s outing with The Black Angels and The Black Ryder, two bands that I’ve seen enough times to generally know what I’m getting; which taught me an important […]

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 Evil Things: The Black Angels @ The Glass House, 5/18/13

Evil Things: The Black Angels @ The Glass House, 5/18/13

I always wonder about, when I’m older, what bands I’ll look back on and know that I was there for the full trajectory of their career, to go from oblivion to importance. I’m pretty sure The Black Angels are one of those bands. I’ve spent the majority of my life living in the two hubs […]

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Download Festival @ Shoreline Amphitheater, 10/6/07

The Download Festival’s line up this year was near stellar. The Cure, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, She Wants Revenge, The Black Angels, all in one day? Not to mention this was to be The Cure’s only uncancelled show on the tour they postponed until next June. That’s 9 whole months, people. One thing that was […]

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The Black Angels and Vietnam @ The Independent, 5/30/07

It was psychedelic rock night at The Independent, and this was proved not only by the music at hand, but also the earthy smell of unwashed hippie-sters in the air, and the passion clashin’ happening both onstage and in the audience. As Vietnam took the stage, I soon caught the vibe of ‘something going on […]

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