at XB-Liebig, Berlin on Wednesday, July 1st
After returning from an ill-fated journey beyond the eastern sea, I took the opportunity to enlighten my sordid being with a dose of hardcore in my trusted underground den. The name of the game was this time modern post-hardcore. An exception to the rule was the opener, Tungsol, whose energetic and groovy craft was punk-induced stoner rock of the un-sucky kind. Since the rest of the bands were unknown to me their play-order is rather muffled in my mind, but the last band, God Mother, was the bomb to end all wars with their ferocious blasting.
The falafels in peanut sauce served at the venue by the mighty men of Sleaze Shows were also tasty as hell.
at Abstand, Berlin on Friday, July 10th
The week had been full of events of all sorts because of Rigaer Straßenfest, and the Friday evening was the time for the final drum roll and the demonstrational march from XB to Warschauer Straße or roundabouts. …