BAND: FISH SUPPLY FAILING
YEAR: 1999 OR 97?
PERSONEL: crow (guitar, vox), me (drums, bass, vox), ange (occasional belly-dance drums).
FISH SUPPLY FAILING (one of the many thousands of bandnames left-over from the epic Finger Lickin’ Grout marketing and focus-group sessions) was the sort of rappin’ side-project of Adjetive Noun. Except it had nothing to do with [...]
In 1995, me and some friends made a band: Adjetive Noun (sic), which was a hardcore punk band about smashing the system/Man/scene. We had one song. However, despite our uncompromising war with authority, corporations, and bands-with-more-than-one-song, we had a deep, dark secret: in our spare time, we played PROGRESSIVE ROCK with KEYBOARD SOLOS and polyrhythms [...]
Yes. DSB has broken up. The same band that I saw on my very first show in Tokyo almost 10 years ago at the Antiknock club, now I'm seeing their last show . . . at the Antiknock club.
that's right: 13 bands. I saw 12, remembered 10.
Definitely the spikiest band of the night. The [...]6 comments
This show was INSANE. 6 hours of nonstop hardcore, in a venue where there was not room to move.
In between bands, the staff had to get a mop and bucket and mop the sweat off the stage. This was not band-sweat. This was the same sweat that coated the audience in a 3mm layer. The [...]
BARKING OF THE DOGS, SNORTING OF THE HOGS
This was a show organized by HG FACT (Japan’s most venerable HC record label). it was the last show of the KRIEGSHOG / DOG SOLDIER tour, and both bands told me they felt some pressure to wrap things up on a suitably ass-kicking note (especially since they [...]
hardcore at earthdom 3/16
One of those shows where all the crazy 40 year old scary uncle punkers come out of retirement and have a party. The last word in this review will be "sac."
Even though CROW was the opening band, they came out like "we run this venue. You will dance now.", and people did! [...]