Ink & Dagger – Drive This Seven Inch Wooden Stake Through My Philadelphia Heart (For fans of American Nightmare, Paint It Black, Blacklisted)

Philadelphia’s Ink & Dagger were one of the most influential and strangest bands to ever come out of the city of brotherly shove.  Formed back in 1995 and disbanding in 1999 (and which vocalist Sean McCabe died shortly after at the young age of 27), the band is most famously known for on and off stage theatrics (the vocalist once through yogurt at hardcore vegan hate-edge band Earth Crisis) and horror themes written throughout their music.  Their most famous, and my personal favorite is their […]

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Armalite, Dark Thoughts Live In Philadelphia (2/1/15)

Ahhh… Superbowl Sunday.  Where every American goes to their favorite punk house for a benefit show and watches some sick bands tear it up.  I got to West Philly’s Golden Tea House a bit late and missed a bunch of the awesome bands (including a new band featuring Dan Yemin and Andy Nelson), but got there in time for Philly’s own Dark Thoughts. Dark Thoughts: This show was the kickoff for Dark Thoughts tour, and the 3 piece put on one hell of a show.  […]

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