The maniacs at Oakland’s Tankcrimes Records are pleased to announce details of this year’s Brainsqueeze II Fest. Set to take place April 18th and 19th at the Oakland Metro and April 20th at Eli’s Mile High Club, which will include BBQ and an Andrei Bouzikov art show, the mammoth event features more than a dozen choice bands including MUNICIPAL WASTE, FINAL CONFLICT, and GHOUL as well as new Tankcrimes releases to be revealed soon.
Tankcrimes‘ Brainsqueeze II Fest Lineup: MUNICIPAL WASTE FINAL CONFLICT GHOUL NEGATIVE APPROACH FUCKED UP CANNABIS CORPSE IMPALED THE SHRINE IRON REAGAN BAT BRAINOIL KICKER CONQUEST FOR DEATH FUCKTARD DENY THE CROSS CONNOISSEUR
A special digital fest-only compilation featuring numbers from the entire lineup will be available via the Tankcrimes BandcampPage soon. Ticket info, schedule and further info to be announced shortly.
GRAVEYARD‘s sold out show with RADIO MOSCOW, and THE SHRINE at Bootleg Bar in Los Angeles this past Saturday was no doubt the hottest ticket in town. The buzz was huge and rightfully so–their latest album, Hisingen Blues, is an honest-to-goodness, quality serving of 70s rock ‘n roll that has garnered much acclaim.
So while word rippled through the internet that the show had sold out, the venue subsequently moved the show into the larger (and better sounding) theater room in the back of Bootleg Bar. A limited number of tickets were then released with an additional unguaranteed chance for tickets at the door. Upon arrival, the line for fans waiting to purchase tickets was at least 40 people deep with THE SHRINE already loudly blasting away inside. It turns out that everyone who showed up without pre-sale tickets was fortunately able to get in. Continue reading →