Doom metal is a genre that is adept at achieving a strong balance between musical beauty and musical brutality. The annual Midnite Communion shows — now in their sixth year — are unique celebrations of the genre that augment and complement the musical heaviness with equally compelling expressions of visual art. A rare Los Angeles appearance from Chicago sludge-masters Indian and the caustic death/doom of Moreno Valley crushers Trapped Within Burning Machinery will headline the musical portion with a rumble that will test the structural integrity of Catch One’s foundation, while visual artists from within the Los Angeles underground art/metal scenes and from all over the country will be displaying pieces and installations that match the haunting aura of the music, shrouding event-goers in aural and visual darkness.
Midnite Communion takes place from 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 16 at Catch One.
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