Death Clock: Portal, Sanguis Imperem @ Thee Parkside, 5/15/10

The walk from Slim’s to Thee Parkside was cold and windy, yet eerily quiet. To your average concert-goer, this would be seen as going from one metal show to another. But really, they were very, very different. From the speed at Slim’s, to the death/doom that awaited me at Thee Parkside, it seemed as if […]

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This Is Exile: Whitechapel, Son of Aurelius @ Thee Parkside, 5/13/10

“I haven’t seen you here in awhile” says the guy at the door. I’ve been neglecting shows at my neighborhood dive bar over the past month. Thee Parkside is about the closest thing I have to Cheers….except for maybe Slim’s….or DNA…..hmmm. I ran into my friend Thrasher Amy at the door, and we spent a […]

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Fantastic Four: Secrets of the Moon @ Thee Parkside, 10/30/09

It was going to be a quick in/out. Germany’s best kept secret, black metalers Secrets of the Moon, would open the night at my local dive metal bar Thee Parkside. I planned to swoop in with my warm up Halloween costume, and duck out before Divine Heresy and Moonspell. At our precise 9pm arrival time, […]

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SHAT, The Doormats, 8 Bit Idiots @ Thee Parkside, 2/19/08

It was a rainy Tuesday evening at Thee Parkside, making the punky dive venue seem grungier than ever. It’s a night of 2 bands comprised of local game developers, kicking off the Game Developer’s Convention, and 1 band that had absolutely nothing to do with videogames. The night started with 8 Bit Idiots, who played […]

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