An Albatross Live In Philly (6/25/17)

Man… I am so fucking late with this post.  With my current limited screen time it’s been really hard to keep up, but better late than never right?  ANYWAYS: I bought tickets in advance for one of the most rad/bizarre shows I’ve ever been to.  In all of their weirdness, psychedelic noise grind punks An Albatross decided to play a breakfast Philly show at The Barbary at 6 goddamn AM on a Sunday morning.  According to the band, ” An Albatross toyed with the notion […]

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Napalm Death, The Melvins, Melt Banana Live In Philly (4/13/16)

This past Wednesday, I headed to Philadelphia’s sold out Underground Arts in order to catch a stacked lineup of Melt Banana, The Melvins, and England’s Napalm Death.  Definitely a diverse lineup,tThe place was pretty packed out from the moment I arrived right as Melt Banana were setting up. Melt Banana Japanese experimental noise punk band Melt Banana have easily been on of my favorite bands for many years now.  I’ve had the pleasure of catching them as a full band plenty of times in the […]

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Melt Banana Live In Philadelphia (5/22/15)

Melt Banana is one of my favorite bands around, and this experimental Japanese noise-punk band puts on one of the craziest live shows out there.  I missed them last time they came around supporting their latest full length Fetch due to them opening for a bigger band that sold out ridiculously quick, but I made sure to grab tickets immediately so I wouldn’t miss them again. I headed out to the sold out upstairs small stage of Johnny Brenda’s right as Melt Banana was setting […]

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Melt Banana – Fetch (For fans of HORSE The Band, Mr. Bungle, Mike Patton)

I’ve been anxiously waiting a new Melt Banana album ever since they released one of my all time favorites Bambi’s Dilemma back in 2007.  On Bambi’s Dilemma, these Japanese noise rockers flirted with pop melodies on the majority of their songs, while leaving some room in for the spastic short more experimental songs they became famous for.  Their latest album Fetch isn’t so much of a departure of their pop melodies as much as it is an expansion.  Yes folks, Melt Banana brought back the weird. […]

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