Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
O'Brien's PubLilith Astaroth
Do you think
O'Brien's was better when it was shittier?I kind of do. When you go see a metal show, it's going to be
dirty and grungy and gritty. That's part of the appeal. It's not that they did
a bad job with the redo - I just don't see why it was necessary in the first
place. It was shut down for a really long time while they were renovating it, but
a lot of people still come down now that it's back. The metal shows on Thursday
nights are usually popular.
Is it weird how I can
ask that question without irony?No. I was just saying to somebody, not very long ago, "Yeah,
I liked O'Brien's better before." The bathrooms are nicer. . . .
We understand you
recently returned from LA? How was that?You know what to expect over there. Not like here, where
it's a different temperature every day. I went to go see my friends Blackguard
and Powerglove play with Symphony X.
Wow, you're friends
with Powerglove?!?! That's amazing!I used to go-go dance for them. I toured with them twice,
actually. Hung out with DragonForce. That was cool.