Slayer w/ Testament & Carcass @ The Ritz

Slayer w/ Testament & Carcass @ The Ritz

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, 2016 THE RITZ – RALEIGH The electricity in the air was palpable for the staff of RDU Music on Saturday night as we pregamed some drinks at Lan’s house while he strapped into his camera harness. [Editor’s Note: He looked like he was ready to go...
Slayer LIVE in Raleigh!

Slayer LIVE in Raleigh!

I’ve been excited for live shows many times in my life, but damn! Slayer, Testament, and Carcass?!?! I haven’t seen Slayer since Ozzfest ’99. That is entirely too fucking long to go without hearing “War Ensemble” live. I did catch Carcass...
Johnny Buscemi @ Stag’s Head

Johnny Buscemi @ Stag’s Head

Johnny Buscemi Friday, August 7, 2015 Stag’s Head, Raleigh — RDU Music’s own Johnny Buscemi (aka JMikes) once again brought his acoustic guitar and well-groomed beard to Stag’s Head on Friday night for a soulful, acoustic set of covers peppered...
Refused: The Shape of Punk Remains

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,...