Tombs, Incite, Tricounty Terror
209 E. Washington St.
Bloomington, IL, 61701
Doors 6:30 PM / Show 7:30 PM
This event is minors under 18 with parent or legal guardian
Crowbar is an American Heavy / Sludge Metal band from New Orleans, formed in 1989.
Vocals, Guitars: Kirk Windstein (born April 14, 1965 in Middlesex, England)
Bass: Todd Strange (born January 31, 1966)
Guitars: Matthew Brunson (born in Metairie, Louisiana)
Drums: Tommy Buckley (born April 12, 1970 in New Orleans, Louisiana)
Tombs front-man Mike Hill is not a man interested in appeasing his existing audience or modifying the music he makes in the hope of luring in a broader one. Letting the songs come as and when inspiration hits him is integral to Hill's process, and this accounts in part for The Grand Annihilation's diversity. The blasting, scathing yet melodic black metal savagery of opener "Black Sun Horizon" and "Way Of The Storm" are very much built to destroy, while wielding a poignancy that is undeniable - both of which stand in strong contrast to the uncomfortable post-punk squall of "Underneath" that showcases Hill's Nick Cave/Ian Curtis-esque singing voice, while the likes of the throbbing "Saturnalian" and unnerving tribal thunder of "Walk With Me In Nightmares" stand in categories all of their own. While every track on The Grand Annihilation stands separate from those around it, it is still a cohesive collection, and at no point do the stylistic twists and turns undermine its coherence.
"If you've been following Tombs, you probably know to expect the unexpected, and I always strive to present a full range of emotion on everything with the band's name on it," Hill explains. "That said, this is a very dark and introspective record that digs deep into the common ideas of mortality, infinity and cosmic mysteries. The lyrics on the new record are a celebration of freedom through embracing the dark side. Once you realize that you follow the dark path - the path of the individual - there is a certain feeling of liberation that accompanies it."
Incite ignite heavy metal once more with their fourth full-length album and highly anticipated metal record for 2016 Oppression [minus HEAD Records]. Since the release of their full-length-debut The Slaughter in 2009, the Phoenix, AZ quartet has shared stages with everyone from Dillinger Escape Plan, Cancer Bats, and 36 Crazyfists to Crowbar, Soulfly, and Cavalera Conspiracy in addition to headlining countless gigs. Over the course of two more explosive offerings, All Out War  and Up In Hell , they’ve earned acclaim from Kerrang!, ARTISTdirect, and many others as well as “Album of the Week” honors from Revolver. Songs such as “Army of Darkness” charted Top 40 on the SiriusXM metal charts. However, 2016 sees the band evolve into a more brutal and brash beast ready to claw its way to the genre’s upper echelon one show at a time.
TRICOUNTY TERROR are five sexy, savage, whiskey shootin’ ladies from Texas. The music closest to their hearts is the fast, heavy, loud roar and punch of Southern-Inspired Punk Rock. Tricounty Terror is the ONLY all woman Southern Punk band and make mincemeat out of many of their male predecessors. The girls are headlining their own shows and kicking ass across the U.S.. Tricounty Terror is leaving audiences in their wake of carnage from their live shows. Tricounty Terror is liquor’d up and heading your way soon....
$17 (Advance) / $20 (Day of Show)
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