NEUROSIS @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 2/16/13 Experiencing the rare and punishing set from Neurosis at the Summit Music Hall evoked the sensation of being in front of an oncoming freight train. But then the music itself was so powerful and felt like so many things that it was almost overwhelming. The imposing moments of ferocity were tempered by a transcendent like peace from Jason Roeder, whose drive behind the kit only suspended for a bit outside of atmospheric accents. Neurosis pushed itself and the crowd to the very edge, emotionally and musically, with its relentlessly raw and very tangible outpouring of energy.
See also: - Slide show: Neurosis and fans at the Summit - Scott Kelly of Neurosis on how the band treats every show like it's the last - Review + post-show Q&A: Scott Kelly of Neurosis at the hi-dive, 12/3/11