Who the hell needs real bands when there are so many great fictional ones? Here's some of the best -- our list goes to 11, of course: See also: Top 10 Concert Films to See Before You Die
Better Than: Almost everything. Dude. On Friday night, Dethklok played the Roseland Ballroom, and our brains are still recovering from the awesomeness. Here are the ten best things that happened. See Also: - Exclusive Interview: Dethklok's Skwisgaar Skwigelf Makes Fake Boobs Explode - The Ten Best ... More >>
Devotees of Metalocalypse, the Adult Swim animated series created by Brendon Small, know that death metal band Dethklok--performing at the Roseland Ballroom tonight--are at a pivotal point in their career. Last season, after warring egos nearly dissolved the band, we learned that the Metalocalypse h ... More >>
Here are the best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
We'll be adding to this list as the weekend moves on. On with it...
But these guys have an animated side, too
On April 12, St. Vitusthe metal outpost in Greenpointturned one year old, but the birthday celebration went down between April 23 and April 28. Bands, cartoons, go-go girls, celebrities, sacrilege, and a metal magician were in attendance. "It was chaos," says bartender and co-owner Ju ... More >>
More music to love, loathe, fear, and tragically fail to avoid
Mastadon. Dethklok. (Who apparently actually exist.) Converge. High on Fire. At Hammerstein tonight. You're welcome.
It's their seventh album, out next week on Epitaph, described by one SOTC buddy as "Converge from the future," which gets at the band's ever growing monster tech virtuosity but not the record's old-fashioned ability to turn minds to ashes. It's streaming on MySpace--start with "Dark Horse" or ... More >>