To some, it felt like a week ago, others 10 years, but either way, The CMJ Marathon comes back to New York this week, and the Solid PR roster is representing hard! We're wasting no time either, as the fun begins TONIGHT when The World/Inferno Friendship Society hold hostage the Syndicate Party @ REBEL (251 W. 30th Btwn 7th and 8th). Oh yes.
Solid PR @ CMJ!
TONIGHT! Monday, October 15th
THE WORLD/INFERNO FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY
11pm @ Rebel (251 W. 30th Btwn 7th and 8th)
w/ We Are Scientists and DJ's Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed, Freddy Cricien of Madball w/ special appearances from members of Coheed and Cambria and Dethklok!
The World/Inferno Friendship Society are supporting their critically acclaimed new album "Addicted to Bad Ideas" (Chunksaah) and an upcoming US tour w/ Against Me! Tonight will prove to be a very special, and unforgettable one-off engagement. We never really know what to expect ;)
Tuesday, October 16th
11pm @ The Silent Barn (915 Wycoff, Brooklyn)
w/ Dan Deacon, DD/MM/YY, Juiceboxxx, and The Deathset
Team Robespierre flips the f*ck out, and so do their fans. Prepare yourself as the band celebrates the upcoming, debut full-length for IMPOSE Records. Bring your helmets!
Wednesday, October 17th
MOON & MOON / THE BLACK SWANS / LEWIS & CLARKE / STRAND OF OAKS / DRAGON TURTLE
(La Société Expéditionnaire Showcase)
8pm @ Union Pool in Brooklyn (484 Union Ave)
This will unquestionably be a night to remember, and the most creative event of the entire CMJ Marathon. Friends will be present, and minds will be blown. Click here to learn more.
EYEBALL RECORDS SHOWCASE
9pm @ Fontana's in NYC (105 Eldridge)
w/ The Stiletto Formal, New Atlantic, Search/Rescue (members of Gatsby's American Dream and Acceptance), and The Casting Out (ex-Boy Sets Fire)
Get to Fontana's to see the newest members of the Eyeball roster and say you were among the first to witness the sickest and most fun new bands around. New Atlantic blow the roof off as they celebrate their new album "The Streets, The Sounds, And The Love" - one of the fastest selling records in the label's history - and upcoming tour w/ The Spill Canvas, and The Casting Out (ex Boy Sets Fire) and Search/Rescue demonstrate their slick new tunes for a stoked NYC crowd.
FATAL FLYING GUILLOTEENS
3pm @ Sound Fix Records w/ The Big Sleep
Fatal Flying Guilloteens killed it @ Les Savy Fav's Record Release show in Brooklyn last month, and now prepare to unleash their new album, "Quantum Fucking," out tomorrow on French Kiss Records. This could be the greatest thing to happen to a lunch break possibly ever.
3pm @ White Rabbit New York, NY (Gothamist / WOXY Party)
and 8pm @ The Slipper Room New York, NY (Orchard Party / Invite Only)
12:45pm @ Piano's: Brooklyn Vegan Day Party w/ Celebration, The Meat Puppets, The DeathSet
and 10pm @ The Knitting Factory: OhMyRockness vs. Oya festival showcase w/ We Are Wolves, Ida Maria, Monomen, Golden City
12am Midnight @ Trash Bar in Brooklyn (256 Grand St)
Watch Yakuza destroy as they play their ONLY EAST COAST APPEARANCES all year.
Thursday, October 18th
Speaks on the Lit Rock Panel w/ Michael Azzerad
10am @ NYU Kimmel Center, room 905/907
Talking about his acclaimed new book, "New Brunswick, NJ, Goodbye" (Hopeless / Sub City) as well as a host of other issues, Ronen Kauffman (Author, Teacher, Podcaster, Activist) will enlighten us w/ his myriad of interesting discussions and topics. Listen to Ronen's podcast, Issue Oriented, HERE!
LEWIS & CLARKE / THE BLACK SWANS / O'DEATH / MARIEE SIOUX
(Solid PR / La Société Expéditionnaire / Skyscraper Magazine Party)
8pm @ Sound Fix Records in Brooklyn
@ The Cake-Shop in New York
Cardboard Records Showcase w/ Flying, Big Bear, Gowns, and more!
FATAL FLYING GUILLOTEENS
9:30pm @ Piano's (158 Ludlow)
French Kiss Records Showcase w/ The Big Sleep and Cut Off Your Hands
8pm @ Rock Star Bar in Brooklyn (349 kent ave @ south street under the williamsburg bridge)
Friday, October 19th
FATAL FLYING GUILLOTEENS
1pm @ R Bar in Brooklyn, NY w/ Islands, Saturday Looks Good To Me, Black Kids, and Other Passengers
4pm @ Galapagos in Brooklyn, NY w/ Jay Reatard, Foreign Born, A Place To Bury Strangers, Holy Hail and more
3:45pm @ United States of Americana Panel
12 Midnight @ Union Pool in Brooklyn Ernest Jenning Showcase w/ Takka Takka, The Black Hollies, and more!
Yeah! New York's fastest growing label, Ernest Jenning, presents a boot stomping, frenzied evening, featuring the best and brightest on their imprint. O'Death's appalachian-punk , The Black Hollies' super-psyche rock, and Takka Takka's freak-pop round out this evening of Brooklyn's greatest up coming talent
Saturday, October 20th
6pm @ The Blender / Grammercy Theater in New York (127 E 23rd St)
w/ Torche and Fog
Prepare yourself as Justin Broadrick of Godflesh / Napalm Death / Jesu fame returns to New York in support of their pelthora of new records from this year, most recently their Lifeline EP out next week on Hydra Head. Special guests Torche and Fog join the bill to make for a truly pummeling evening.
5pm @ The Yard in Brooklyn (400 Carroll St between Bond and Nevins) w/ Old Time Relijun