Halloweekend In New Orleans

There are tons of Halloween-related events here in the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia area, but this year something possessed me into traveling with my crew south, to the Big Easy—to the capital of V...

The Birthday Massacre: Superstition

This 10-track disc by Canadian goth-rock sextet The Birthday Massacre represents their sixth release. It lives up to the hopes of those who have come to expect gorgeous, dark-themed female vocals by lead si...
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Open Stage @ Sidewalk Cafe

NEW YORK, NY—This Lower East Side bar and eatery has been hosting an open mic night every Monday since time immemorial. I have been dropping in from time to time since the mid-'90s when it was Ground Zero of th...

Social Distortion @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—The night at newly and gorgeously renovated Starland Ballroom started with two sedate opening bands, folk-rockers Johnny Two Bags and the garage band, The Whigs. Then, shortly after 10 p.m., ...

The Sedona Effect @ Knitting Factory

BROOKLYN, NY—Inspired by the gritty extremes of her new digs in New York, singer/actress Kai Irina Hahn brought her EBM band to the Knitting Factory for its debut performance. First up band Thorazine Uni...
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Insurgence @ Oops Lounge

BLOOMFIELD, NJ—William "DJ Dyztort” Mullally has for around two years been running a club Friday nights in Bloomfield at a venue called the Oops Lounge, adjacent to the Watsessing train station. Recently, t...

Cocksure: TVMALSV

Lovers of old-school industrial who are waiting for a modern, novel reinterpretation of their genre will find TVMALSV by the irreverent band Cocksure to be right up their proverbial alley. Brainchild of Chr...

Combichrist @ Theatre Of Living Arts

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Atlanta-based aggrotech band Combichrist performed at the Theatre Of Living Arts on Philadelphia’s famous South Street, the third stop on a 28-city U.S. tour that will cross the country and...

Art Series IX: Kaliyuga @ QXT’s

NEWARK, NJ—Number nine in the series of art and media exhibitions held every other month at QXT's, Newark's iconic underground dance club featured a fascinating array of displays. Curated by multitalented i...

The Sedona Effect @ R Bar

MANHATTAN, NY—Female-fronted Brooklyn-based dark electro band The Sedona Effect put on two screenings of their newly-released (January 2014) music video “Cross The Line” at the R Bar on Manhattan’s Bowery o...