Yesterday, I took some time away from my busy “start as many new bands as possible” campaign, to interview the Cemetery Echo boys. This new “Goth ‘n’ Roll” band is ready to take the Buffalo/Rochester scene by storm, and frankly, I couldn’t be happier about this much needed dose of originality in the local metal […]


Brian Pattison’s 2019 In Review

As 2019 neared, Anthropic looked back on 2018 as a pretty awesome year. We had released an ep (“Tatanka”), played 18 shows (most of which were outside of WNY) and really began to come into our own as a band. We just finished recording in Watchmen Studios and were really excited to be soon releasing […]

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Show Review: Pathology, Narcotic Wasteland, Contrarian, Embludgeonment, Mass Casualty

Photos by Crown Vick Photography* This past Saturday August 16th, The “Pathological Addiction” tour rolled through our city in Buffalo, Ny. The 2 Mikes, (myself and my partner in crime, Mike Marlinski) had the pleasure of hosting this tour, at one of our favorite places in this city, The Rockin Buffalo Saloon. Several months ago, […]

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Interview: Joe Cafarella (STEMM)

By Deitz* If you give the people a reason to forget you, that’s just what they’ll do. Conversely, if you keep giving them a reason NOT to forget you, then you’re onto something. It’s been 7 years since Joe Cafarella walked out of another sold out stemm show at the Town Ballroom only this time, […]

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Album Review: Crowhurst – III

Written by Tyler Hammer* Jay Gambit is ambitious, a trait made apparent in the well-crafted and vast discography of his band Crowhurst. While starting off as a solo noise project, the current band took shape in 2015 with the self- titled release, kicking off the start of the metal trilogy leading us up to where […]

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