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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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#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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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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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 […]

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Alesana Debuts New Album at Webster Hall

The kings of melodic metalcore returned to Webster Hall this month with more energy and wild antics than ever before to celebrate their forthcoming fifth studio album, Confessions, which is set to release on April 21. Having over 10 years of experience making music and touring the world, it’s great to see them merging some […]

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The Wild(e)st Rock Moments of the Season in #blkgrlswurld ZINE

Shiiiiiiiiiit! It’s finally here! The Spring edition of #Blkgrlswurld Zine. For Wild(e) we asked you to share with us your craziest stories and experiences from life in the scene and you answered with some of the most twisted adventures our editor has ever heard of! You surfed, dashed, crashed and all around got carried away […]

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Silverstein Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Discovering the Waterfront

Also featured on Webster Hall’s blog. Warm nostalgia was in the air when Silverstein entered the stage on Saturday night. Celebrating 15 years as a band and 10 years since their most recognized album Discovering the Water Front churned out the angst of love and loss, the post-hardcore group marked the occasion by reminiscing on […]

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Now Accepting Submissions for #blkgrlswurld ZINE Print Edition 3.0

For the Spring ’15 Edition 3.0 of #blkgrlswurld Zine share with us the wildest most surprising things you’ve seen go down at a rock show. Photos, drawings and prose welcome. Send your submissions with your name and website to blkgrlswurld@gmail.com Deadline is March 15, 2015 by 10 p.m ET Zine booklet dimensions are half sheet […]