Die Einöde is rounded out by a nice rotating cast of bassists that includes Kenseth Thibideau (Sleeping People, Rumah Sakit), Brad Lee (The Album Leaf, Mr. Tube) and Tool's Paul D'Amour, but there's never any doubt that Concepcion is the star.
Shake Before Us are headed to Europe. The garage-psych band are making a trip across the Atlantic for the first time, and will be playing a 10-date tour—including dates with garage-rock heroes Gories and psychedelic outfit Warlocks.
Tijuana's Brujos Brewing is teaming up with black-metal group Ruines ov Abaddon for a special limited-edition brew called "Night Hag." It's a black IPA (7-percent ABV) that's "dark and bitter," just like the band's intense music.
A band like Death Eyes wouldn't exist if not for that collaborative spirit. Last year, as two local punk bands—Rats Eyes and Death Crisis—were reaching their end, members of each band came together to form a new entity from the ashes: Death Eyes.