Tour de Force


  • Axl Rosenberg

THE BINARY CODE HIT THE ROAD, AND THERE’S ALSO ROOM FOR GLOOMINOUS DOOMI’ve seen The Binary Code live a bunch of times, and they just keep getting better and better and better. They could always play, but they’ve really come into their own as performers; I feel like I’ve watched them go from a caterpillar to a butterfly! A total wicked butterfly that plays awesome progressive technical death metal.

If you live in the Northeast and you’ve never checked these dudes out, well, here’s your chance – they’re doing a show in Brooklyn next week with Lair of the Minotaur and Elks, and then a Northeast tour with The Gloominous Doom. (One date will even include Rumpelstiltskin Grinder and Total Fucking Destruction. I’ve never wished I lived in Hamburg, PA so badly in my life.) I’ve never seen The Gloominous Doom live, but after seeing their video for “Portal Potty,” which made its debut on Metal Injection earlier this week (and which Vince already wrote about, but I just now watched ’cause I’m slow that way), I really, really want to; not only is it a funny clip for a good song, but I’d love to see how a tech-death crowd reacts to reggae parts. Because, yes, they have reggae parts.

Bottom line: they are two really, really creative bands, and these shows are gonna be a lot of fun. Get tour dates after the jump!

Wed., April 21st – Brooklyn, NY @ The Charleston w/ Lair of the Minotaur, Elks
Sat, May 1st – Hamburg, PA @ Behler-Hein Legion Hall w/ Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, Total Fucking Destruction, The Gloominous Doom (The Gloominous Doom CD release show)
Wed., May 5th – Branford, CT @ Bix’s Cafe w/ The Gloominous Doom
Thur., May 6th – Suffield, CT @ Shamrock Cafe w/ The Gloominous Doom, Hivesmasher
Fri., May 7th – Woodmere, NY @ The Backstage w/ The Gloominous Doom
Sat., May 8th – New London, CT @ El N Gee Club w/ The Gloominous Doom *early show starts at 5pm, all ages*
Sun., May 9th – Trenton, NJ @ Championship Lounge w/ The Gloominous Doom
Mon., May 10th – New York, NY @ Lit Lounge w/ The Gloominous Doom


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