Band Profile: These Charming Cobras

Posted by on Jun Sat, 2012 in Band Profile, Punk, Surf Rock | 0 comments

The band is aptly named,since they are deceptively chill, belying venomous undertones and musical subversity. Upon first hearing them, I was enraptured by the simple, catchy hooks and vocals so smooth they border on sedative. However, the get-stuck-in-your-head guitar is distorted and full of attitude. The vocals, although aesthetically pleasing, are also more than what they seem. The lyrics are a trifecta of funny, sexy, and scary themes that characterized the lyrics of Alice Cooper. … read...

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Wake Up Dead

Posted by on Jun Thu, 2012 in Concert Review | 0 comments

You know that Megadeth song about a really brutal hangover? I’ll never understand it, because I rarely get hangovers. I guess the Booze Gods are rewarding me for my piety? Anyway, I missed that punk show in Albuqurque because I spent all day getting my ID, but the booze gods gave me further libations in the form of a Metal bar show in Santa Fe, so glory be to the saviors. These Charming Cobras are … read...

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A Blessing With A Curse

Posted by on Jun Sat, 2012 in Upcoming Shows | 0 comments

I was kind of bummed out because my posts are half-assed and lame, so I was worried about what to write today. Then I realized I could just post more flyers and call it a day. Tonight W21 is hosting the annual Get Awesome Fest, aptly titled because it’s FREE and features tons of bands from different genres. I don’t recognize any Metal bands in the line up. However, I know that HN-88 is a flashback … read...

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