Improptu Music Article: Metal, Puking, and More Metal

  You never know what you’re gonna find when you’re out there “supporting the scene.”  This past weekend I found two good new bands and a bad hangover, and now I’m gonna tell you about it. Friday night it was Arcane Malevolence and Symphony of Malice at Seaside Tavern in Stamford.  I “support” Arcane pretty… Continue reading Improptu Music Article: Metal, Puking, and More Metal

The Kids Are Alright… And They’re Raising Money for the Tommy Fund

  Don’t say that “kids” are good for nothing these days — Fair Weather Records, an outfit put together by a couple young guys from the New Haven area, has recently released the compilation album The Kids Are Alright to benefit The Tommy Fund. Featuring 24 tracks from Connecticut indie bands, FWR plans to donate… Continue reading The Kids Are Alright… And They’re Raising Money for the Tommy Fund

Jucifer: Not Junius, Has Lots of Speakers, and Can Ride a T-Rex

By Jessica May Among my friends, I’m one of the least knowledgeable people about new bands, music trivia, and so forth. (Why do I write these columns again?) So when I saw that Jucifer was coming to the Heirloom Arts Theater in Danbury on July 7th, I was like, “Oh, that band Howl was on… Continue reading Jucifer: Not Junius, Has Lots of Speakers, and Can Ride a T-Rex

Nomadic Frontman Soon to be ‘Dead by Wednesday’

  On one recently gorgeous day of spring attempting to break through the barracks of this crazy winter season, I found myself sitting down at a table outside of Delaney’s in New Haven. Sitting in the chair opposite mine was someone I know from my high school years, and it’s great to know that such… Continue reading Nomadic Frontman Soon to be ‘Dead by Wednesday’