Multi-instrumentalist Earl Maneein is known for his expertise in playing the violin as well as the viola and guitar. He has done session work with artists like Jay-Z, Florence + The Machine, and many more. In 2007, he formed Resolution15, a thrash metal band that uses violins instead of guitars to create their heavy sound. The band released their latest album, Svaha, back on Jan. 15. This New York-based act is a staple in the local music scene and will take their talents to the Bowery Ballroom on March 16. Tickets are available on boweryballroom.com.