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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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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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#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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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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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 […]

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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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Hawthorn Heights Continues 10 Year Anniversary Tour of Their First Album

Also posted on Webster Hall’s blog here When you’ve enjoyed a band for over a decade and find their music just as strong as it was years prior, I can think of nothing more fun than watching them perform the album that started it all. Hawthorne Heights delivered a thorough exploration of their most well […]