Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: King’s X, RavenEye, The Bloodshots & More

RavenEye/The Studio at Webster Hall/July 10, 2017

As a young guitarist in Yorkshire, England, Oli Brown did not care what kind of music he played as long as he was given the opportunity to solo. When he was 15 years old, he was invited to play lead guitar in the …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: The Yardbirds, Fear Is Dead, Amy Helm and More

Fear Is Dead/The Studio At Webster Hall/July 1, 2017

Looking to shift from hip-hop to metal, grunge and hardcore punk, the singularly-named vocalist Skila formed Fear Is Dead in 2011 in Queens, New York. The band released EPs in 2011 and 2013 and then went on hiatus. Skila reformed the …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Joy Askew, James Maddock, Raging Slab & More

Joy Askew/City Winery/June 28, 2017

Joy Askew grew up in Newcastle, England, and by age 14 was playing piano and singing around town in a blues band with her brother. She later attending a jazz college in London, where she studied tenor saxophone along with the piano and vocal classes. …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Jackson Browne, Jesse Malin, Mitski and More

Jesse Malin/City Winery/June 17, 2016

Raised in Whitestone, New York, Jesse Malin aspired to rock at the all-ages hardcore punk shows at CBGB’s. At age 12, he became the vocalist for a hardcore band, Heart Attack. Upon the group’s disbandment in 1984, Malin labored as a gas station attendant, a …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Scarecrow, D.R.I., Brett Dennen and More

My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult/Highline Ballroom/June 13, 2016

Frankie Nardiello and Marston Daley met in 1987 while touring together with the industrial rock band Ministry. Collaborating in Chicago, Illinois, Nardiello and Daley began to conceive a trashy B-movie to be called My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Gary Clark Jr., Mudcrutch, Susto and More

The Tsunamibots/Otto’s Shrunken Head/June 4, 2016

As legend has it, The Tsunamibots are three robots created in a top-secret military base in Nevada. Each was programmed to do menial tasks for their human masters. On January 1, 2003, while cleaning out an old warehouse, the robots uncovered an ancient military …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: The Undead, Cro-Mags, Whitney and More

The Undead/Tompkins Square Park/May 29, 2016

Horror punk rock is a small and easily unnoticed subgenre of music, led by the Misfits and some of the band’s offshoots. One of those fragments is The Undead, formed in 1980 in New Milford, New Jersey, when vocalist/guitarist Bobby Steele was fired from …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Apocalyptica, Flatbush Zombies, Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin and More

Apocalyptica/Irving Plaza/May 20, 2016

Apocalyptica formed in 1993 with four cellists at Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. They adopted a neoclassical metal style without the use of guitars. Initially, they played Metallica covers, but soon covered Faith No More, Sepultura, and Pantera, and began composing original songs. Later songs introduced …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: The Rides, Honne, American Nightmare and More

Honne/The Penthouse at the Standard Hotel, East Village/May 12, 2016

Vocalist Andy and keyboardist James (they do not reveal surnames) met while attending university and started making electro-soul music together in 2014 in London, England. They adopted the name HONNE—a Japanese word (本音) meaning “true feelings.” The duo released three …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Sevendust, Otep, Peter Wolf and More

Sevendust/PlayStation Theater/May 3, 2016

Bassist Vince Hornsby joined drummer Morgan Rose in 1994 in a band called Snake Nation in Atlanta, Georgia. John Connolly, then a drummer in another band, switched to guitar and joined Snake Nation. The trio recorded a demo, but upon playback realized they needed a stronger …

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