Well, thank Cthulu that Mastodon takes themselves seriously. Very seriously.
Matt Maeson’s show at U Street Music Hall competed with game seven of the World Series in a town that was desperate to end a 95-year championship drought. Regardless of the night’s high stakes, his fans--including a few in Nats gear--filled the sold-out room.
Twenty-five years ago, R.E.M was practically the biggest band on the planet. “What could they possibly do next?” was the question on everyone’s minds after the Athens, Georgia quartet’s career-defining double-shot of Out Of Time and Automatic For The People, and the answer, for many, was perplexing. Throwing glam-rock, psychedelia, punk, avant-garde, and a dash of pop sensibility into a blender, the band hit “crush” and the result was Monster, the most polarizing album of their careers.
It was also one of their best.
Count on Shura to have date night covered with romantic synth-pop hits from her debut album Nothing’s Real and 2019’s forevher.
Sleater-Kinney hit The Anthem with a 29-song set list last weekend, touring behind their new, controversial St. Vincent-produced album, The Center Won’t Hold.
Getting eaten alive
Getting shot in cold blood
Getting murdered by someone you trust
Getting cut to pieces
Getting murdered while people stand by and do nothing
Getting home invaded
Getting treated like an animal. Meat. Instead of like a human being
These are some of our greatest fears on Halloween…or everyday if you’re a person of color in America in 2019.
clipping. made an album about it.
This is important. This means something.
Happy Halloween, America.