Emmett Shoemaker

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  • 2 years ago | Last Night

    Black Sabbath Harmony Gold Music 6/6/13 Forty-three years after singlehandedly inventing heavy metal, Black Sabbath are set to release 13, next week, their 19th studio album, and first to feature the (mostly) original lineup of Geezer Butler, Tony...

  • 2 years ago | Last Night

    Iceage The Echoplex 3/29/13 Better Than... Throwing elbows to meet Joy Division's Peter Hook at his book signing in Silver Lake a couple weeks ago. To say that the lads in Copenhagen band Iceage don't give a fuck would not be entirely accurate, bu...

  • 2 years ago | Last Night

    Chelsea Wolfe First Unitarian Church 02/08/13 Better Than... staring into the Nietzschean abyss. Chelsea Wolfe embraces darkness, seems to live by it, even. "Dark" is the best way to describe last year's Apokalypsis, an album that won accolades fo...

  • 2 years ago | Got Beef?

    The Power of the Riff Fonda Theater 12/20/12 Better Than... counting down your Mayan advent calendar at home alone. Despite the US Government's attempt to convince us otherwise, we attended metal festival The Power of the Riff last night hoping th...