Tue 23 May 2017

Heaven at The Masquerade

Doors 5:15 pm / $20.00 ADV / ALL AGES

Real Friends

composure [kuh m-poh-zher] noun. 1. serene, self-controlled state of mind; calmness; tranquility: Composure ultimately empowers. By reaching that sphere of serenity and confidence, we can achieve our full potential. Real Friends make a major leap towards this space on their appropriately titled third full-length album, Composure [Fearless Records]. The Tinley Park, IL quintet—Dan Lambton [vocals],…

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Have Mercy

Too often bands are concerned with creating the perfect album rather than the right one. HAVE MERCY have tried the former in the past, but on MAKE THE BEST OF IT, out now on Hopeless Records, they succeeded in the latter.   “We were trying out a bunch of different styles of music, and looking…

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Tiny Moving Parts

Tiny Moving Parts has always been a vehicle for catharsis, and that’s nothing new on breathe. The fifth full-length by the Benson, Minnesota, trio sees vocalist/guitarist Dylan Mattheisen and his cousins, brothers Matt (bass) and Billy (drums) Chevalier, tackle issues such as mental health, anxiety and mortality while also expanding their sound. Recorded with longtime…

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Broadside

Emerging from a city known for Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death, Richmond, Virginia’s BROADSIDE are resurrecting that message with punk rock mastery. Formed in late 2010, drummer and Musicians Institute alumni Andrew Dunton approached bassist Josh Glupker to join his project, and after a couple guitarist changes and over 50 vocalist auditions, the tight-knit rhythm…

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nothing,nowhere.

“There is a certain nostalgia that creeps up when adulthood is knocking; there is a sense of lack. You develop a more realistic understanding of your mortality, you realize that the pendulum of time keeps swinging. Faces fade and people change. Life can be garbage, the idea is to find meaning within the suffering. This…

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