Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Voivod, Graveyard, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic and More

Voivod/Gramercy Theatre/February 7, 2016

In 1981 Jonquière, Quebec, Canada, guitarist Denis “Piggy” D’Amour asked Jean-Yves “Blacky” Thériault to play bass in his fledgling band. Before long, Blacky brought a friend from high school, Michel “Away” Langevin, to play drums. Blacky and Away needed time to develop their skills, so the …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: The Smithereens, Matt Corby, Nothing But Thieves and More

The Smithereens/B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill/ January 30, 2016

The 1980s saw a revival of 1960s-styled pop music and The Smithereens were among the unembarrassed leaders of the new power pop movement. The four musicians, based in Scotch Plains and Carteret, New Jersey, connected in 1980 through a classified …

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Evernight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Scott Stapp, Epica, Murder City Devils and More

Scott Stapp/The Marlin Room At Webster Hall/January 20, 2016

Vocalist Scott Stapp was born in Orlando, Florida, and befriended guitarist Mark Tremonti at school. They formed Naked Toddler in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida; bouncing off the religious inclination of Stapp’s lyrics, the band was renamed Creed by 1995. Creed sold …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Ozomatli, Nile, St. Paul & The Broken Bones and More

Nile/Gramercy Theatre/January 14, 2016

When a 10-year-old thrash metal band named Morriah fired its lead vocalist in 1993, the remaining musicians formed Nile, a technical death metal band based out of Greenville, South Carolina. The new band’s music and lyrics were inspired by ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern mythology, mysticism, …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Enforcer, Hinds, The Skins and More

Hinds/Other Music/January 5, 2016

Carlotta Cosials and Ana Perrote were recovering from broken relationships with musician ex-boyfriends in 2009 when they decided to bounce back by forming a band. Perrote knew a few guitar chords and Cosials did not know how to play anything. In 2011, they started performing as …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Dopapod, Joseph Arthur and More

Joseph Arthur/City Winery/January 1, 2016

Joseph Arthur took piano lessons as a youth in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, and began composing songs by his early teens. At age 16, he played bass in a blues band. Days after graduation from high school in 1990, he moved with his band …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Clutch, Phish, As Tall As Lions and More

The Slim Kings/Hill Country Barbecue + Market/December 26, 2015

Michael Sackler-Berner’s sister left a beat-up guitar lying around their New York home, and there an 11-year-old boy found his life path. He played in bands throughout his teen years, and studied Music Technology in Montreal, Canada, where he also founded …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Enslaved, Between The Buried And Me, Todd Rundgren and More

Enslaved/Irving Plaza/December 15, 2015

Guitarist Ivar Bjørnson and vocalist/bassist Grutle Kjellson (also known as Kjetil Grutle) formed extreme metal band Enslaved in 1991 in Haugesund, Norway, when they were 13 and 17 years old, respectively. The band name was inspired by an Immortal demo track, “Enslaved In Rot.” Bjørnson and …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Fall Out Boy, Sting, TesseracT and More

TesseracT/Irving Plaza/December 7, 2015

In 2003, guitarist Alec “Acle” Kahney began posting clips of his technical guitar leads on online forums and the feedback helped him improve his technique. He formed progressive metal band TesseracT in 2007 in Milton Keynes, England. Due to Kahney’s heavy guitar style, TesseracT became one …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Over The Rhine, Corrosion Of Conformity, The Sword and More

Twin Fog/The Penthouse At The Standard Hotel, East Village/November 30, 2015

Sebastian Blanck was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1998 from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. Since 2002, he has shown his art in solo exhibitions …

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