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If you don't recognize the name Collapse yet, rest assured, you will. The band, which was formed by Zac Joe from Cephalic Carnage and is fronted by Ben Pitts of To Be Eaten, just released its first 7-inch split on the relaunched Ash From Sweat Records.
Tom MurphySwells COLLAPSE AND SWELLS With Barnacle, Reproacher and Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire 04.30.11 | Blast-O-Mat The pedigree of Barnacle is fairly impressive (former members of Elucidarius and Ascaris and Nick from Cephalic Carnage), but the music stands on its own. If guys with ... More >>
Hearts of Palm, To Be Eaten Friday, November 6, 2009 hi-dive Better Than: One of the best bands of recent years quietly slipping into history. To Be Eaten probably seemed like an odd pairing for this first of two final Hearts of Palm shows, except this band plays its music with the same level of ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayHavok led things off at Broadways. See more photos from Broadways at westword.com/slideshow. Havok, 12 p.m. This four-piece band sounded like classic Bay Area thrash, stuff reminiscent of Testament and Exodus with a splash of Anthrax. The guitar work owed a clear debt to a death met ... More >>
Photo by Tom Murphy Shearwater is a thing of beauty. Shearwater, Wye Oak Sunday, August 31, 2008 hi-dive Better Than: Most shows I’ve seen this year. When I walked into hi-dive, Wye Oak was already playing (I think it was “Warning” or “Orchard Fair”). From the thickly layered guitar sou ... More >>
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE @ DENVER COLISEUM | 8/27/08 Live blog: 11:10 a.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2008: It's just after 11 a.m., and things are just getting underway at the Denver Coliseum. State Radio just took the stage and is in the midst of playing an energetic set in front of a half-filled aren ... More >>
Photo: Tom Murphy Adai To Be Eaten, Dead Child, Munimula, Adai Monday, August 18, 2008 hi-dive Better Than: Most music that entertains the conceit of being heavy. Adai got the evening started off right with pieces of epic, surprisingly rich and diverse, experimental metal. Comprised of just two ... More >>