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Slayer’s impact on New York’s music scene explained by members of Misfits, Anthrax, Agnostic Front, and more

Posted by on November 25, 2019

Slayer said farewell to NYC at the Madison Square Garden on November 9th, 2019. For this bittersweet show, we had photographer Khadija Bhuiyan capture these thrash legends. Additionally, Spotlights/Primitive Weapons drummer Chris Enriquez asked members from Anthrax, Agnostic Front, The Misfits, and more to share their thoughts on Slayer’s impact on the New York music scene. Author: Chris Enriquez // Photographer: […]

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Primitive Weapons’ Arthur Shepherd talks new album, five years of Saint Vitus Bar

Posted by on April 22, 2016

Last week was a pretty epic week for Primitive Weapons vocalist David Castillo and guitarist Arthur Shepherd. Not only did the band’s sophomore album album, The Future of Death, come out one week ago, but Castillo and Shepherd are also two of the principal owners of Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus bar, which celebrated its fifth anniversary. The band, […]

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Primitive Weapons/Saint Vitus Bar’s David Castillo Discusses Label/Merch Company Sacrament

Posted by on January 11, 2013

When bar and venue Saint Vitus opened in Brooklyn in April of 2011, it didn’t take long for it to become a premier destination for metal fans and bands alike. Co-owned by Primitive Weapons members Arthur Shepherd and Justin Scurti, with the band’s David Castillo serving as events director, it’s an artist-friendly venue with a […]

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