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From Autumn To Ashes Returns to NYC

The epic Post Hardcore band of the early 2000s returns to Brookyln’s Saint Vitus bar this Friday, Dec. 18th for an amazing come back show. We’ll be posting mathcore/posthardcore tunes they’ve inspired other bands to create since 2001. I’ve been dreaming of seeing these guys live for 10 solid years! They birthed a rock movement […]

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Evening Tunes

It’s a Spencer kind of night, where only the roar of the band and the chants of the crowd will do. Bodies clamoring towards the stage, arms twisted, weaving through the sound while limbs float above our voices-drowning out our dreams. Aaron’s on the drums shouting, “You’re a part of something! This matters, this moment […]

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Female Lead Metal Bands for Halloween

Here in NYC the doom is real. The slow, grinding pace of rolling sludge metal has taken over many parts of Brooklyn’s underground metal scene, and is the perfect space to be in for Halloween. Below are some of the top female lead bands in the game, ranging from doom and gloom to death, black […]

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Kylesa at Saint Vitus, Brooklyn

View this post on Instagram Laura Pleasants of the metal band #Kylesa rocking the house w/ amazing vocals and riffs ☺️ I love when she performs their song 'Forsaken' #girlmagic #metal #rock #doom #sludge @kylesa_band A post shared by #Blkgrlswurld ZINE® (@blkgrlswurld_zine) on Oct 22, 2015 at 6:46am PDT View this post on Instagram @kylesa_band […]

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#Blkgrlswurld ZINE Edition 4.1

It’s finally here! Edition 4.1 is ready for download and printing for free. Check it out on our page here The zine made a print debut last week at a Black Lez DIY Fest in Manhattan. Featuring a number of articles on the music scene in NYC and local events like Comic Con, take a […]

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Reporting from #SPNCon New Jersey

As Season 11 of Supernatural begins on the CW in just a couple of weeks, #Blkgrlswurld ZINE is thrilled to be reporting live from the New Jersey #SPN Convention this weekend as they celebrate 10 years of being a top TV series. #fangirl heaven? Yup. The full cast of actors from the series are scheduled […]

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2 Metal Tours Join Forces In NYC

#August 2015. It’s a warm summer night and the doors of Webster Hall are sprung wide open, a mix of fans, friends and musicians scurrying up and down the staircase to catch amazing guitar riffs and moshing crowds going simultaneously across three floors of the venue. Over 15 bands spent the evening rocking on three […]

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AfroPunk Fest 2015, Brooklyn

We danced, we laughed, we sweat out our afros under the Brooklyn sun-  Afropunk Punk fest rocked the neighborhood with alternative Nu Soul and fashion forward styles. For people of color floating in the margins of alternative music, AfroPunk can feel like a national holiday. The one weekend a year you’re music interests and aesthetics […]

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AFROPUNK @ Lincoln Center, July 2015

Everyone’s revving up for the AFROPUNK fest set to take place in Brooklyn later this August so it was great to get a taste at Lincoln Center of the fun that’s only weeks away. I learned my lesson last summer, that free events in NYC can generate substantially long lines and hours of waiting, with […]