Listings are in the opposite order of appearance: headliner is listed at the top, next is the support band(s), and the last band listed is the opener.
Tuesday October 2 2018
7:30PM doors -- music at 8:00PM
••• ALL AGES
$13 in advance / $15 at the door
VOCALS // LOUIS MICELI
GUITAR // MATT MARSHALL
GUITAR // XAVIER ADAMES
BASS VOCALS // BRANDON ELGAR
DRUMS // AARON ROSA
-from Iselin, NJ
-Formed in 2011, Palisades are a post-hardcore band based out of Iselin, New Jersey. Channeling the melody and fury of bands like the Deftones into a crunching, breakdown-heavy sound, they don't sacrifice accessibility in their pursuit of aggression. Made up of singer Louis Miceli, guitarists Xavier Adams, Matthew Marshall, and Earl Halsan, bassist Brandon Reese, and drummer Aaron Rosa, Palisades signed on with Rise Records before releasing their debut EP, I'm Not Dying Today, in 2012. The band returned the following year to make its first full-length outing with Outcasts, which debuted at number 181 on the Billboard Top 200 and soared to number seven on the Hot New Artists chart. A few shifts in personnel preceded the release of the band's much-anticipated eponymous sophomore studio long-player, which arrived in January 2017, again via Rise.
-from Waldorf, MD
-Most people are fundamentally good—but sometimes, extraordinary circumstances bring out the most bitter, unkind and aggressive elements in even the most taciturn of folk. Lies, betrayal, cheating, stealing—it piles up and before you can stop yourself, in a fit of passion, you snap and let your true feelings show. That sincere, sinister, passive-aggressive emotional energy defines relative newcomers Savage Hands, who take a sharp, fun post-hardcore edge and lacquer it with a thin layer of dissonance and punch to give it just what the band needs to cut right into the listener’s head and stay lodged there for weeks. For anyone from any walk of live, Savage Hands are an act with incredible appeal and unstoppable energy bound to make themselves an instant favorite in the ears and hearts of the heavy music community.
Born from the ashes of defunct bands in Maryland & Virginia, Savage Hands might be a young band, but they certainly don’t lack experience. The collective members have ample experience in writing and playing their music to audiences in support of several noteworthy nationwide tours—experience enough to write and record an album with Andrew Baylis (My Enemies & I, Sylar) which garnered the attention of SharpTone Records. Filled with catchy hooks that weave in and out of blood-pumping, adrenaline-spiking verses and visceral, gut-busting breakdowns, Savage Hands’ debut effort is one that makes the ground shake and inspires an emotional, energetic uproar within the listener. Never sacrificing a sense of poetic wit and sharp-tongued flair for their equally engaging punchy musicianship, Savage Hands’ debut effort in early 2018 is just the first of many things bound to craft a stellar—and savage—future.