Photos: The Horrors @ Neumos

The Horrors played in near complete darkness when they opened for the Kills, which is a nightmare when you’re trying to take photos. I’m guessing they wanted to the focus to be entirely on the staggeringly great music, and I understand this. On the other hand they’re a fine looking group of guys who are […]

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Photos: The Kills @ Neumos

It was rowdy and violent crowd that took over the front part of the stage for the Kills‘ Seattle show. Fortunately I got to stay up there through the show either on one side or the other, finding a safer pocket towards the stage door. Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart of the Kills sound and […]

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Photos: Melvins, Green River and Melvins @ Showbox

Friday’s sold out Showbox show was unbelievably fun, surpassing my high hopes. The Melvins and Green River are both timeless in music and performance and perfectly matched to share a bill. Both (all three?) bands delivered – the Melvins’ current incarnation opened the night and left me stunned and delighted. Green River took the stage […]

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Show Preview: Melvins and Green River @ Showbox Fri & Sat

Both the Melvins and Green River have long been on my regret list – bands I thought I’d never see live. Last summer’s excellent SP20 festival allowed me to cross Green River off that list and tomorrow night will see my Melvins dream realized at their 25th anniversary show at Showbox at the Market. I’m […]

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Photos: The Apple War @ Neumos

Seattle’s own The Apple War played Neumos on Sunday night. I really love this band. I know, I have said it before. They’ve got great songs and good vibes – plus they’re oh so photogenic. Alex Crick got some photographic beauties of them . . . enjoy . . . and I am not being […]

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