Black Rebel Motorcycle Club + Bass Drum of Death

Terminal 5 , Hell's Kitchen Saturday May 4 2013 20:00
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BRMC can get a little too swept up in their leather-and-denim, Kerouac-and-Dean Americana. The promotion videos for its latest, Specter at the Feast, are nearly identical to those poetic Levi's ads. But the black-clad band has emotional weight, dedicating the record to guitarist-vocalist Robert Levon Been's father, BRMC's sound engineer, who passed away while working for his son's group. There's a cover of the elder Been's "Let the Day Begin," which storms atop the pummelling toms of Leach, next to Jack White backer Carl Lazar in the pantheon of ass-kicking female drummers.
Venue name: Terminal 5
Address: 610 W 56th St
New York
Cross street: between Eleventh and Twelfth Aves
Transport: Subway: A, C, B, D, 1 to 59th St–Columbus Circle
Price: advance $28, at the door $30
Event phone: 212-260-4700