Preview: Pissed Jeans at Black Cat in D.C. — April 12

Preview: Pissed Jeans at Black Cat in D.C. — April 12

Formed in 2004 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Pissed Jeans is Bradley Fry- guitar, Randy Huth- bass guitar, Matt Korvette- vocals, and Sean McGuinnessis- drums. They are an American noise-rock band pulling influences from 1980s hardcore punk and post-hardcore bands. Specific influences include: Black Flag, No Trend and Drunks with Guns. Pissed Jeans released their first of four albums, […]

Preview: The Pietasters at Black Cat on 3/27

Preview: The Pietasters at Black Cat on 3/27

By: Taylor Magill   The Pietasters originally formed under the name The Slugs in 1990 when a group of friends were attending colleges in the mountains of Virginia. The band’s name was Dance Hall Crashers for a few months, and then finally settled on The Pietasters originating from from British slang for “fat guys”. After […]

Preview: Memory Tapes at DC9 on Monday, Feb. 4

Preview: Memory Tapes at DC9 on Monday, Feb. 4

By: Ashley Steeley Dayve Hawk, the face behind recording alias Memory Tapes, is the former frontman of Philly based rock band, Hail Social. Memory Tapes was initially associated with the chill wave, “dream pop”, genre of music. Releasing his debut LP in 2009,Seek Magic features a 22-minute instrumental track titled, “Treeship”. However, each album has […]