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HAIL OF THE WEEK – ORBITAL FRAME

I feel like I’m cheating for writing about a band that split off from another band, but that’s the way the local scene goes sometimes and Orbital Frame definitely deserves a shout.

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – DREAM OF SCIPIO

Photo credit: Gary Menna. My favorite thing about the NYC area metal scene has got to be the sheer quantity of good bands to discover. I’ve been writing the Hail Of The Week column (with a few breaks here and there) for about a year now, and the vast majority of the bands I’ve written about have been local to

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WEEK OF THE HAILS – EDGE OF EXISTENCE

Edge Of Existence are: Jorge (vocals), Chris (bass), Jared (guitar). Almost barely pictured: Mcob (drums). Not pictured: Carson (guitar). How this band has existed since 2009 and I’ve managed never to see them live is beyond me. (Confession time: Since they so often support other local bands I’ve seen, it’s entirely possible that I was simply too drunk to notice

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Hail Of The Week – Ruppthritis

Ruppthritis are: Mike Mastrosimone (bass), Dave Schneider (vocals), Matt Garzilli (drums), Joe Mastrosimone (guitar). The first time I saw Ruppthritis perform, their lead singer was mysteriously absent. You’d never know it though, by the way the rest of the band held down the fort. The best way I could describe Ruppthritis is “stoner thrash,” which as far as I know

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Hail Of The Week – Eyes Like Cyanide

Eyes Like Cyanide are: Steven Skrobe (bass), Tracy “Myzeri” Gonzalez (vocals), Alex “Flakho” Orellana (guitar). Semi-pictured: Jeffrey Anderson (drums). It’s official: I love Eyes Like Cyanide. After seeing them yesterday at Fontana’s, I was upset with myself for taking them for granted for so long. It’s easy to sleep on local bands, especially in the NYC metal scene — after

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – ORBITAL FRAME

I feel like I’m cheating for writing about a band that split off from another band, but that’s the way the local scene goes sometimes

HAIL OF THE WEEK – DREAM OF SCIPIO

Photo credit: Gary Menna. My favorite thing about the NYC area metal scene has got to be the sheer quantity of good bands to discover.

WEEK OF THE HAILS – EDGE OF EXISTENCE

Edge Of Existence are: Jorge (vocals), Chris (bass), Jared (guitar). Almost barely pictured: Mcob (drums). Not pictured: Carson (guitar). How this band has existed since

Hail Of The Week – Ruppthritis

Ruppthritis are: Mike Mastrosimone (bass), Dave Schneider (vocals), Matt Garzilli (drums), Joe Mastrosimone (guitar). The first time I saw Ruppthritis perform, their lead singer was

Hail Of The Week – Eyes Like Cyanide

Eyes Like Cyanide are: Steven Skrobe (bass), Tracy “Myzeri” Gonzalez (vocals), Alex “Flakho” Orellana (guitar). Semi-pictured: Jeffrey Anderson (drums). It’s official: I love Eyes Like