Ceremony Live In Philly (12/19/17)

It’s been a few years since I’ve last seen California’s powerviolence turned post-punk band Ceremony.  When they announced that they would be playing two shows at Philly’s PhilaMOCA (an interesting, intimate space that once served as a showroom for mausoleums) I knew it would sell out quickly so I grabbed a ticket for the first night. I’ve been a fan of Ceremony ever since I first saw them open for Paint It Black back in 2009 and their albums Violence Violence, Ruined and Still Nothing […]

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Converge Live In Philly (12/16/17)

For as long as I’ve been listening to Converge (some time around when Jane Doe came out, early 00s), it’s pretty astonishing that I’m only seeing them for the first time in 2017.  On a chilly Saturday night, I headed to Philly’s Union Transfer to catch the Massachusetts metal-tinged hardcore band wrapping up their tour in support of their latest album The Dusk In Us. Union Transfer wasn’t sold out, but there were a decent amount of people there and the place erupted as soon […]

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Jeff Rosenstock Live In Philly (12/15/17)

What up peeps?  It’s been a busy month for me hence the lack of posts, including a bunch of shows I went to, traveling out west a bit, etc) but I’ve been going to a bunch of shows in the past week.  This past Friday I headed to Philly’s infamous First Unitarian Church basement to catch Jeff Rosenstock of Bomb The Music Industry and Arrogant Sons of Bitches fame. Ever since he started playing music “solo” (make your own air quotes, as he seems to […]

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