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Kylesa hit Saint Vitus
Tonight Norwegian power rock band Kvelertak play Webster Hall along with Georgia stoner hardcore metallers Black Tusk. (Canadian punks Cancer Bats open, as well.) Besides loudness and shouted vocals (in very different languages), what do Kvelertak and Black Tusk have in common? That would be the a ... More >>
Today is the beginning of the CBGB Festival, a series of shows, panel discussions, and movie screenings that will stretch on into the weekend. The festival just so happens to coincide with the filming of a movie about the storied Bowery rock haven starring Alan Rickman as CBGB impresario Hilly Krist ... More >>
Next week, the CBGB Festival will take over a bunch of clubs around New York City in an effort to honor the legacy of the onetime Bowery staple, but right now in Savannah, Georgia, a movie about the club's history is being filmed. Starring Alan Rickman as CBGB impresario Hilly Krystal and his Harry ... More >>
The Wisconsin-based Cornucopia Institute is one of the country's leading preservers of the organic flame - a think-tank and advocacy group that benefits the small, family-owned farms that were once in the vanguard of the organic movement. Of course, big agribusiness has long since infiltrated (some ... More >>
We spoke with swampbuggy bad-ass Quintron very briefly on Monday afternoon, amid the throes of a pre-tour van emergency. But since then something else far more harrowing has developed, specifically an undisclosed "family emergency at home," which has sadly forced cartoon lady Miss Pussycat and her o ... More >>
Elaine Kaufman, referred to by the New York Times as the "salty den mother" of exclusive New York City restaurant Elaine's, died on Friday in Manhattan at the age of 81. The cause of death, perhaps darkly appropriate with regards to the period of New York City that Kaufman represented, was co ... More >>
Maybe you've heard about this minor "Whoopsie" that happened off the Gulf of Mexico, wherein an offshore oil rig owned by BP leaked, and kept leaking, and kept leaking, and is still leaking. And is still leaking. And is still leaking. And is now the size of Connecticut. And is still leaking. ... More >>
In the course of reporting our youth basketball story in this week's Voice, we met many interesting people. Unfortunately, we couldn't get everyone into the paper. So here's our piece on Hammer Stevens... In a world where 9-year-olds compete in "national championships," where rich guys form their ow ... More >>
Not only the president is in need of an education on the Bill of Rights
Walking to the J/M/Z this morning, I passed the Kim half of dance-noise-punk duo Matt & Kim. She was in a fake-fur-lined hooded coat, cute and cheery-looking, and I was decaffeinated and morose. I reflexively smiled. She didn't smile back. You know why? We've never met. It took me, like, a whole fiv ... More >>
At a jujitsu program in the Bronx, soft is hard and surviving is victory.