NASA Space Universe descends on Raleigh tonight | Music
Music
INDY Week's music blog

Archives | RSS

Monday, May 19, 2014

NASA Space Universe descends on Raleigh tonight

Posted by on Mon, May 19, 2014 at 2:28 PM


For all its familiar ingredients—manic vocals, bludgeoning riffs that punch through walls of feedback, a belligerent rhythm section that lunges in fits as much as it keeps a backbeat—the Santa Ana, Calif. foursome NASA Space Universe don’t sound much like a typical hardcore band. Their scuzz-splattered aesthetic feels as much in line with The Urinals or the infamous Chicago band The Mentally Ill, while frontman Kevin Rhea’s frantic barks often favor Bad Brains’ H.R. and the tense, abrupt transitions between riffs recall Die Kreuzen’s abstract arrangements. They’re not prone to slowed-down mosh parts, but they’ve got a knack for whipping up a melee. Tonight, they’ll top a bill that also features the caveman stomp of Raleigh garage kings Black Zinfandel, plus the new bands Bandages—featuring members of Double Negative, Pollution and Future Binds—and Animal Chin. Doors open at 9 at Nice Price Books in Raleigh. Pay $7 at the door. —Bryan C. Reed

Pin It

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in Music



Twitter Activity

Comments

Hey Patrick, I wrote a press release in April for Spider Bags. Merge opted not to use it, except for …

by David Klein on Spider Bags Ride Again with a New Record in August—Listen to Two Tracks Now (Music)

I was proud to be apart of Mr. Willie's sister *Mary Alice Lowery Tyler ....I learned this family was music …

by Crystal Lowery on Proud to call him Lumbee: Willie French Lowery, 1944-2012 (Music)

Most Read

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

Most Recent Comments

Hey Patrick, I wrote a press release in April for Spider Bags. Merge opted not to use it, except for …

by David Klein on Spider Bags Ride Again with a New Record in August—Listen to Two Tracks Now (Music)

I was proud to be apart of Mr. Willie's sister *Mary Alice Lowery Tyler ....I learned this family was music …

by Crystal Lowery on Proud to call him Lumbee: Willie French Lowery, 1944-2012 (Music)

hello everyone here,i want you all to know that having a small penis is a big problem in your relationship …

by ALEX IMMOILE on Art of Cool Festival, Night One: Revive Big Band's Music-History Concert Leaves Out Women to an Absurd Degree (Music)

awww damn - so glad this surfaced.
life got in the way and I missed getting to this.
and …

by TTocsland on Video: Midtown Dickens Reunites for a Good Cause in Durham (Music)

Love them so damn much

by vidvis on Video: Midtown Dickens Reunites for a Good Cause in Durham (Music)

© 2018 Indy Week • 320 E. Chapel Hill St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation