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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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The Acacia Strain Brings Wild Doom Metal To Webster Hall

The howls of metal driven men shook the Studio at Webster Hall, as the bands Counterparts and The Acacia Strain set the place afire with guttural screams and heavy guitar breakdowns. Leading the “Tune Low, Die Slow Tour” this season, The Acacia Strain did not disappoint, energizing the crowd to new heights of moshing and […]

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When Pit Action Goes Awry

It’s the morning after the Acacia Strain show at Webster Hall and I’ve gotta admit- I have some battle scars from last night’s show. Yeesh! Normally most of us wouldn’t think anything of it, but something about last nights crowd seemed off, with the aggression breaking most of our unwritten rules about moshing. The show […]

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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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Count Your Blessings Tour Day 1: Bring Me The Horizon

The #Blkgrlswurld 3 Day Fest kicked off this Monday with an amazing performance of Bring Me The Horizon at Terminal 5 in Hell’s Kitchen. These boys just dropped a new album #thatsthespirit and are working hard to spread their new sound, which over the past few years have transformed from deathcore metal roots to more […]

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Vans Warped Tour, Long Island Edition

For the past couple of weeks I stared enviously as the gleeful thrill of the Warped Tour flew across my dash and Instagram feeds. No fair! Finally last Monday I decided I wasn’t going to miss out. Vans Warped Tour holds a stigma for us metalheads between the ages of 21-29 as being a silly […]

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The Used Return to Webster Hall

“Tonight we want you to feel like a child again!” shouted Bert McCracken, lead vocalist of The Used. An Alternative rock band that most of us discovered in high school, The Used celebrated their spring tour with a thematic stage set, cheering with the crowd through playful chants about parental rebellion and angsty relationships. During […]