Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Emotional, Boris and more
(illustration: Cassidy Miller) To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Saturday, October 7 Walter TV, Emotional, Eternal Drag @ Hemlock Tavern 8:30pm, $10, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Wednesday, October 11 Boris, Sumac, Endon @ The Independent 8pm, $22, 21+. Buy advance tickets here.
Review: Boris @ Rickshaw Stop, 5/21/13
Photo by Mike G. Boris is doing a series of special two-night appearances in select cities, and San Francisco was one of the lucky winners. And if that isn't cool enough for you, the venerable Japanese experimental/noise/metal/psych band is playing its SF shows with two of the Bay Area's top metal acts, Bosse-de-Nage and deafheaven. Unfortunately, it seems Boris' grand ambitions for these shows meant that Bosse-de-Nage had to go on super early. I got to Rickshaw at what I consider the typical "show time," but Bosse-de-Nage was already done and Boris was just about to take the stage. That [...]
Deafheaven tours new album 'Sunbather', playing two SF shows
San Francisco's buzzworthy black metal band Deafheaven is gearing up for the release of its new LP Sunbather by playing three West Coast shows with Boris, followed by a full U.S. headlining tour backed by Marriages. Included in the itinerary are two San Francisco shows – with Boris on May 22 at Rickshaw Stop, and with Marriages on July 15 at Bottom of the Hill. Sunbather is due on June 11 via Deathwish Records. It is Deafheaven's second full-length release from the label (following 2011's Road to Judah) and its third release overall. After vocalist George Clarke and guitarist Kerry [...]