*Written by Mike Deitzman (The Masked Promoter) *Photos by Lee Hoffman, David Barnas and Cody Bollinger First things first, due to the nature of this blog, I’m going to be writing a lot. There’s a lot I need to get off my chest. So, if you have ADD or don’t feel like reading a short … More Musings from the Door Guy Pt. 3: Is This Really Happening?
Photo credit: Florian Ayala Fauna I had my first experience at Dreamland last night and instantly fell in love with the place. I’ve always had a thing for house shows and basement shows, but Dreamland takes that feeling to a whole new level. Converting that house into a show space was easily the best thing that … More Show Review: Circular Logic, Ophelia’s Looking Glass, Goblin Hovel and Ferus Din at Dreamland
By “Ballzy” Last night I had a terrible dream that my dad, a classic liberal baby boomer, bought The Mohawk Place out from under my boss and had plans to turn it into an alcohol-free organic juice bar where the only music allowed was ukulele covers of Steely Dan and Jimmy Buffett songs. “WHAT … More Load-in Through the Alley: Inside Mohawk Place, It’s the Musicians and Universal Ties That Bind
This past Saturday night, Vick and I took a trip out to Syracuse to see Soreption (Swedish tech death), Cattle Decapitation and the almighty Cannibal Corpse. I hadn’t seen Cattle or CC in about 10 years and Soreption has been an obsession of mine as of late, so needless to say, I was fucking stoked. … More An “Intimate” Night with Cannibal Corpse, Cattle Decapitation and Soreption
Underground metal bands in WNY are running out of places to play and people are still complaining about certain venues…
… More “Stamps…the review”: Another Underappreciated Venue In a Dwindling Scene
Think Broadway Joe’s isn’t good enough for you? Kindly think again. … More The Little Venue That Could: Why ‘Broadway Joe’s’ Deserves More Respect