Tag : DTR

Of Montreal @ Lincoln Theater

Of Montreal / Mothers Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Lincoln Theater, Raleigh — Art is hard. And it can also be very stupid. If you don’t have the chops to craft something as breathtaking as Monet’s Water Lilies or as haunting as Bruegel’s Triumph of Death, I guess the next best thing is to have your friends masquerade as big-titted, patriotic, poodle pugilists and parade them around the stage only to be stripped and motorboated by Abraham Lincoln mashups of Spiderman’s […]

The Australian Pink Floyd Show @ Red Hat

The Australian Pink Floyd Show / Led Zeppelin 2 Thursday, August 20th, 2015 Red Hat Amphitheater, Downtown Raleigh — Classic Rock is terrible. I said it. For every Tom Petty, there are 20 Bachman Turner Overdrives. The odds are against our eardrums. I can’t think of any genre where the cream has such an immense distance to travel before rising to the top. But once you hit that upper echelon, you achieve a state of nirvana. Apparently, a couple thousand […]

Refused performing at Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh, North Carolina

Refused: The Shape of Punk Remains

The year of 1998 provided a plethora of amazing albums from all genres of music.  "Aeroplane Over the Sea" from Neutral Milk Hotel, "Aquemini" from Outkast, "XO" from Elliot Smith, "Miseducation..." from Lauryn Hill, and "End Hits" from Fugazi are a few personal favorites that come to mind.  That year also spawned some epic turds from Madonna, Master P, and Eve 6 but I'll save that vitriol for another article. (My disdain for Madonna could easily double the length of Moby [...]