The Black ‘N Blue Bowl is here and at a brand-new venue in Brooklyn. Arrive early and stay late and remember, if someone goes down you pick them up. Day 2 Features: Gorilla Biscuits, Burn, Madball, Shutdown, Death Threat, No Redeeming Social Value, Killer Of Sheep, Onexcoice, Survivalist, Mutually Assured, Destruction, Silence Equals Death.
Yes my fiends its time to lace up your strongest pair of boots or sneakers and start the preparation for the 2020 “Black ‘N Blue Bowl”, which will take place this coming May at a brand-new concert space called The Brooklyn Monarch. After a quick Google Maps analysis, it seems to be in Williamsburg, and is not too far a hike from the G Line on the MTA if you are not driving. Below you will find a power packed menu of some classic NYHC Bands along with some stuff that might be new to you. Check it out.
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Madball will deliver a knock you down set at Grand Victory.
Madball has been a seminal N.Y.H.C. band for years since their original inception in 1988 and thanks to ties within the Agnostic Front family and continual activity they have held the banner high for the Hardcore music scene. Over the years I think I have seen the sum total of Hardcore shows that one could easily count on two hands but that does not mean I don’t like some of the stuff. I just don’t always have the chance to offer up coverage as I am not the best study of the scene nor always free to do so. Tonight’s show was a Black ‘N Blue Productions presentation and they are generally behind events of this kind. The gig was going to feature Maximum Penalty as direct support and also give the fans sets by The Last Stand, Suburban Scum and Dead End Path. I got there early enough to see everyone since I wanted to indulge myself in the whole scene properly. Scroll past the logo below to see the full concert report and photos.
Venue: Gramercy Theatre (New York, NY)
Opener: Maximum Penalty, Dead End Path, Suburban Scum, The Last Stand
Label: Good Fight Records
I don’t generally get myself into Hardcore shows because while I have enjoyed some of the stuff presented by its greats over the years, I am just not the biggest study of it all at the end of the day. That made this evenings adventure all the more interesting as I headed into the Gramercy Theatre for the Black ‘n Blue Productions presentation of Madball. This legendary Hardcore band has been at the game since around 1988 and for this gig they would bring local Hardcore heroes Maximum Penalty along as direct support. There were three other bands on the bill as well with The Last Stand, Dead End Path and Suburban Scum. The price of admission was a mere $20 on the day of the show and that was even lower had you been smart enough to purchase an advance ticket. I got inside nice and early to absorb the whole night and here is how it went down.
Continue reading Madball @ Gramercy Theatre (1/20/2012)