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7:00 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013
Metal | Hard Rock
Mon, Apr 29 On Sale: Feb/8The Masquerade PresentsBorisYoung Widows | MonstrOHell7:00 PM | $14.00 ADV | All Ages
BorisSome bands are fly-by-night operations, garnering instant fame, critical acclaim and shattering all album sales expectations within their first couple years of operation. You’ve seen ‘em before — they’re certainly here today, everyone’s darlings tomorrow, and merely relegated to curbside refuse service just before the end of the week.
Boris is certainly not one of those spontaneous success stories. Though the thunderously heavy and melodic Japanese experimental rock outfit has only very recently been introduced to American ears — most notably via its groundbreaking 2006 release, Pink — the trio (vocalist/drummer Atsuo, vocalist/guitarist Wata and vocalist/bassist…Read More
Young WidowsOh, how they’ve come a long way. Formed in 2006, Young Widows originally drew favorable comparisons to the 90s heyday of cacophonous noise-rock. Five years and three albums later, In and Out of Youth and Lightness finds the band digging much deeper and further back for inspiration. With their sprawling post-punk blasts shining cracks of lights through pitch black neo-noir fever dreams, Young Widows have clearly become a more sinister and thought-provoking beast.Youth and Lightness was produced by the band and Kevin Ratterman (My Morning Jacket) at The Funeral Home in their hometown of Louisville, KY. The musical palette remains fundamentally the same – singer-guitarist Evan…Read More
MonstrOWe are unashamed to stretch ourselves musically, with no regards for a ‘play it safe’ mentality” affirms MonstrO drummer Bevan Davies, and we definitely have to agree.
The diversity of MonstrO’s songs ranges from Pink Floyd to Black Sabbath to Soundgarden, but we could also be tempted to point out a hint of Mark Lanegan.Formed in early 2009 in Atlanta, MonstrO is the brainchild of bassist Kyle Sanders (Bloodsimple, Skrew, Medication), drummer Bevan Davies (Bloodsimple, Danzig, Jerry Cantrell, Comes With The Fall), guitarist Juan Montoya (Torche, Floor, Cavity) and guitarist/vocalist Carlos Suarez (Sunday Driver).When asked about the writing process…Read More