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THE OFFICIAL METALSUCKS “GUIDE OF METAL” FOR THE 2011 CMJ MUSIC MARATHON

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Hard to believe it’s already the CMJ Music Marathon again; time passes so fucking quickly my brain can’t quite comprehend it. Before we know it it’ll be winter, which means soon enough we’ll be old men and then we’ll be dead, and then humans will flood themselves off this planet into oblivion and we’ll all be dead. But at least we get a week’s worth of cool metal shows first!

You all already know about the MetalSucks / Metal Injection / 1000 Knives CMJ showcase featuring Kvelertak, Skeletonwitch, Barn Burner, Turbid North and Battlecross, Friday, October 21st at Club Europa in Brooklyn (tickets here), right? Did you know that we’re giving away FREE BEER between 6 and 7pm??? It’s true, courtesy of our friends at E One Entertainment. Get there early or you’ll miss out, and get smashed with us in record time. Did you know there are a whole bunch of other metal shows this week, too? After the jump, the official MetalSucks guide to metal at CMJ 2011.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17th:

Syndicate Conflict of Interest Party @ Rebel NYC. No metal bands are playing this year, but The Syndicate’s pedigree is definitely metal and so is free booze.  251 West 30th Street New York, NY, 7pm-12am.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18th: 

Warbringer, Lazarus A.D., Landmine Marathon and Diamond Plate @ The Gramercy Theatre. 127 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, 6:30pm.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19th:

Tee Pee Records Showcase (Night 1) @ St. Vitus. Featuring Hopewell, Weird Owl, The Main Street Gospel, Nordic Nomadic and Dead Stars. 1120 Manhattan Ave (between Clay St & Box St), Brooklyn, NY 11222. 7pm.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20th:

Skateboard Marketing CMJ party @ The Sports Bar at Webster Hall. Invite only. 7pm.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21st:

The MetalSucks / Metal Injection / 1000 Knives CMJ Showcase @ Club Europa. Featuring Kvelertak, Skeletonwitch, Barn Burner, Turbid North and Battlecross. Free beer between 6-7pm sponsored by E One Entertainment. 98 Meserole Ave. (corner of Manhattan Ave.), Brooklyn, NY 11222. 6pm-10:30pm.

The Metal Insider CMJ Party @ Idle Hands Bar. Featuring playback of the brand new Megadeth and Steel Panther albums. 25 Ave. B, New York, NY, downstairs. 5-8pm.

Tee Pee Records Showcase (Night 2) @ Union Pool. Featuring Naam,  Hull, The Fucking Wrath, Elks, Mirror Queen and Unstoppable Death Machines. 484 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211. 7pm.

Family, Tiger Flowers, Johnny Booth, Colony and Gang Signs @ The Charleston. 174 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn NY. 8pm.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22nd:

1000 Knives Official CMJ Showcase @ Union Pool. Featuring Dysrhythmia, East of the Wall, Meek is Murder and City of Ships. 484 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211. 8pm.

Brooklyn Vegan Showcase @ Rocks Off Cruise. Featuring Kvelertak, Skeletonwitch, Tombs, Psychic Limb and Aboard the Jewel. The FDR and 23rd St, 6pm. More info here!

Converse Presents “True Till Def” @ Santo’s Party House. Featuring Youth of Today, AraabMUZIK, Kylesa, Trash Talk, Action Bronson, Mr. eXquire, Main, Attrakionz, Mouthpiece, T.F.W, Elks and Primitive Weapons. 96 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10013, 5pm.

See you all out at the shows!

– The MS staff

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