Chadwick Banks Memorial Show
Chadwick Banks Memorial Show ~ $5-$10 Suggested Donation
Angry Hand of God, Elete, Suspects, Breakneck Betty, Chris Dellinger, Bear Quattlebaum
1578 South Broadway
Denver, CO, 80210
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 7:30 PM
This event is 21 and over
Angry Hand of God
Angry Hand of God began in 2006 when the band’s two original guitarists Mark Pilloud and Pat Dixon met via an ad on StonerRock.com and began writing the band’s first few songs. Bass player Brian Kennedy joined later followed by drummer Garrett McGaugh. They continued to write with Brian and Pat sharing vocal duties while gigging around Denver. The name slowly began garnering respect in Denver’s tight knit metal underground. The last addition to band was vocalist and Colorado native, Ezana Negash. AHOG continued as a 5 piece until Pat left in 2010 to pursue professional opportunities and start a family.
In their previous bands, the members of AHOG made everything from technical prog-rock, to speed metal, to jazz and punk rock. However, Angry Hand of God was formed with a more focused aim: to make heavy blues based metal with the initial appeal of the best fist pumping head-banging rock and roll anthems, while at the same time insuring the music reveals depth/sophistication upon repeated listening.
AHOG’s progenitors included bands like Black Sabbath, Clutch, COC, Dozer, Kyuss, Mountain, The Sword, Red Fang, and Queens of the Stone Age. They are in no way limited to these sources and are inspired by all good music, heavy or not, making away the badass parts and leaving the rest behind.
Thus far Angry Hand of God has recorded one EP (s/t) and is gearing up for the release of their first full length album - Revelations from Rock Bottom set to be released on August 3rd, 2012. Both the EP and the album were recorded at Module Overload Studios with respected Denver mainstay Jamie Hillyer.
The year 2012 promises to take AHOG’s influence from slow burn to full blown inferno. Angry Hand of God will continue do it to ear holes with all the force and righteous fury of a rock apocalypse and drop it heavy on all audiences local and points beyond.
Elete was concieved late 2007 by ex-Lexen metal frontman and industrial hip hop artist, Roman Only. Currently the Elete live line up consists of Mike Oxbig and Will Mendoza on guitars, WMD on bass, drum madman Che-Cho and Roman himself fronting the operation.
This act is the result of heavily fusing guitars with synthesizer and sequencing structures, resulting in a core combination of hard rock and metal married to industrial styling. Seamlessly gliding from crunch to glitch this five piece act relentlessly tears down walls of discretion, violating the boundaries of any current genre by pushing aside any limitation or pre-concieved notion of what's possible when it comes to composing and performing audio tracks.
Bear Quattlebaum is an up and coming Denver Comic and founding member of the comedy duo The Hilarigoons who have a weekly internet radio show Use Your words. Fueled by copious amounts of marijuana and smartass instincts, This joke telling monstrosity has performed at classic Denver venues including but not limited to The Toad Tavern, Herman’s Hideaway, and The Azitlan theater bringing his own depraved style of humor to the mass’s. Together with his team of delinquents and miscreants, his goal is to kill boredom.
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