Hectagons!, Meek Is Murder, cleanteeth, Abacus
3400 Tuckaseegee Rd.
Charlotte, NC, 28208
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
HECTAGONS! was started near the end of the year 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina by Wyley Buck Boswell (of Hell Or High Water, Appalucia, Andy The Door Bum, etc...) and Richard Edwin Culp (of Zeus, The Pelicans, Andy The Door Bum, For Disaster, Hot House Hefftones, Pig Mountain, etc...) after the end of their band Clavius (www.myspace.com/claviusrocks). In the summer of 2009 Korey Dudley (of Abe Reid & The Spikedrivers, Tropic Culture, Afrojazziacs, American Fetus, etc...) joined on upright bass and HECTAGONS! was born. Many songs are written like "Get It On, Bang A Hectagon", "Hectagons On Holiday a.k.a. Beast Feast!", "Hectagons Love Trashy Women", "Hectagons All Night Long", "Hectagons In Hospitals a.k.a. Spicy Christ And The Beaver Ruin All Stars", "Hectagons Reject The Call a.k.a. Please Hang Up And Try Again", "Hectagons Spank Out The Gate", "Hectagons In Space", "Hectagons Go West a.k.a. A Honky Tonk Angel (To Hold Me Tight)", "Speedy Hectagonzales", and more. Since the Summer of 2009 HECTAGONS! has shared the stage with Birds Of Avalon, Fight Amp, Grids, Maserati, Twin Tigers, Scapegoat, 25 Minutes To Go, The Have And The Have Nots, MonstrO, The Lights Fluorescent, Junior Bruce, Death Becomes Even The Maiden, The Lesser Pauls, Zeus, Sundrone, For Disaster, 2013 Wolves, Andy The Door Bum, Pain After Death, Shroud Eater, The Vessel, The Emotron, Sign Of The Southern Cross, Bo White, The Art Department, Culture Prophet, PPR, Treephort, Planet Piss, Husky, Radio Taiwan, Arsonists Vs. Arborists, Boolow, Southside Punx, and more. PLEASE KEEP LISTENING! best heard at the loudest possible volume...
Meek Is Murder
MEEK IS MURDER was the side project of MIKE KELLER that started back in 2005. Over the next few years Keller toured in bands NAME (Lifeforce Records) followed by THE RED CHORD (Metal Blade Records) but continued to work on Meek in his limited spare time. At the end of 2007, Keller completed MOSQUITO EATER, the first Meek is Murder EP, containing 9 songs and clocking in at just under 13 minutes.
In late 2008, Keller parted ways with The Red Chord and took a break from touring to focus on Meek is Murder. Keller knew FRANK GODLA (also drummer of EMPYREON) from his work on METAL INJECTION and found bass player SAM BRODSKY by good old fashioned auditioning. "It was a slow and sometimes painful process of tryouts, but I know I found the right dudes."
Since 2009, Meek is Murder has been steadily building a fan base in and around New York City and is currently writing a full length record, to be recorded later this year.
Cleanteeth was formed in early 2008 as an experimental noise project, and have since evolved into a crushing array of doom metal and electronic noise. Influenced by the likes of Karp, Butthole Surfers, Godflesh, My Bloody Valentine and armed with more full stacks than band members, the four-piece takes a wall of sound approach to creating its bastard blend of metal, noise, and rock.
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