UPDATE: Alas, a March blizzard can indeed keep the PRV v. BOS showdown from going down: word came down around 5:30 that Thunderdome is officially postponed. Look for a new date in a week or two.
There. You've been reminded. Not even a March blizzard can keep the PRI v.
Ever since we heard about Hollertronix taking root at the Ukranian Club in Philly, we'd been dreaming about a Boston party scene flowering at grimy, non-club-like venues. The obvious corollary was the Elks Lodge in Central Square: two basement rooms, no attitude (unless you count the gentleman's no-cursing rule enforced by the bartenders), a two-o'clock license, and -- dude -- paneling.
That dude MISTAKER has cued up AC/DC, Tina Turner, and Justice for your listening pleasure. Call the bomb squad. Special NYC guests TROUBLE & BASS. OTD will be trying to get someone to play the new NIN thunder.
Mistaker, "Thunderdome Mix" (mp3)
Thunderdome, the party trailer
IF YOU GO:
DOWNLOAD: Converge, "No Heroes" (mp3)DOWNLOAD: Red Chord, "Antman" (mp3)DOWNLOAD: Transistor Transistor, "Powerchord Academy" (mp3)
In general, we think Mastodon going to the Grammys is pretty hot shit. For sucks, though, is that a conflict in schedule means the Converge/Mastodon show scheduled for Lupo's in Providence on February 11 is cancelled. For sucks, that is, if you live in Providence. If you live in Boston, somewhat better news: Converge have booked a replacement gig at the Cambridge Elks Lodge on February 11 with Doomriders (yes, this means a two-a-day gig for Converge bassist Nate Newton).