When it’s a Posidemic Ntertainment event, you can expect a well-organized, fun, metal good time and that’s exactly what we got on March 5 at Cook’s Café in Naugatuck, CT. Jesse James and his wireless microphone kept the show on schedule and enthusiasm high. Oxblood Forge of Whitman, Massachusetts started the show off right with… Continue reading Show Review: 5 Bands for $5, 3/5/2016
For those of you who may not have known (or noticed), I’ve been away for eight months. Not just away from Alternative Control in the throes of Lazy Writer Syndrome, not just away from The Scene, skipping everyone’s shows and sitting on the couch complaining about no good local music; I’ve been working abroad since… Continue reading Bair Witness: Deathwish Collective on January 2nd at Cook’s, Dammit! Or, Homeward Bound: An Incredible Journey
It’s official…. Connecticut’s metal scene has been pronounced dead. D-E-D. Dead. And there are two main reasons: bad shows and chicks. These days, it’s practically impossible to find decent original bands. Any venue that’s willing to take a chance on them is just going to have an empty bar, as Mark Cook learned this… Continue reading THE SCENE IS DEAD!
Down here in Stamford, there are metal shows… But the audience is the band members’ twelve friends and the beers all cost six dollars. Okay, five for a PBR. To find a really brutal metal show in Connecticut, though – the kind where there’s a hundred people and some dude is fisting a blow-up sheep… Continue reading The Gold-Coasters Hit the Road: Cherry Street Station and Cook’s Café