Concert Review: The Elected Officials, Almost A Lie, And More At The Underground

Posted by on Jul Wed, 2015 in Concert Review, Hardcore, Melodic Death Metal, Power Metal, Punk, Thrash

Concert Review: The Elected Officials, Almost A Lie, And More At The Underground

As fantastic as New Mexico is for the local metal scene, I’ll admit that its punk scene has been in critical condition for a long time. This concert helped restore the vital signs into our beloved music. Here’s how: Almost A Lie sounded just like they did at Warehouse 21 a few years back. Their style of punk isn’t exactly hardcore, but it’s a far cry from pop punk nonsense like Blink 182 or Sum … read...

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Punk As Fuck

Posted by on Jan Tue, 2012 in Death Metal, Grind, Punk

This weekend was wack. On Friday, there was the kick-ass Metal show at Warehouse 21 (see previous post for details). Then there was a Punk Rock baby shower on Sunday (Congrats, Sophie and Jay!). And in between, there was this untitled epic concert on Saturday.   It was a bizarre, mysterious show from the get-go. First of all, the concert didn’t have a title. Then the venue was some creepy studio in the middle of a freaking industrial zone, and the … read...

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The Battle Of The Bands

Posted by on Nov Thu, 2011 in Hardcore, Punk, Thrash

      The Albuqurque Battle Of The Bands was promoted by Gorilla Music, hosted by the infamous Launchpad, and featured many promising musicians with the potential to go far in the industry. Gorilla, although a sleazy behemoth of a company, gives something back to the artists of whom it takes advantage. The contest featured no cash award, but instead boasted the “Opportunity” to do further collaborations with Gorilla. Despite this disappointing, self-proclaimed  prize, … read...

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