Tag Archives: Spotlights

Metal By Numbers 5/8: I wonder where that fish did go

Posted by on May 8, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   If you’ve been reading this column for long enough, you might remember there was an era about two years ago where it felt like King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard was on here […]

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Igorrr announces first North American Tour

Posted by on October 25, 2017

Igorrr, the French mastermind, will embark on his debut North American tour early next year in support of his latest effort Savage Sinusoid. The brief trek kicks off on January 31st in Montreal and it will conclude on February 12th in Los Angeles. Spotlights will be joining as support for most dates. Tour Dates: 1/31/2018 […]

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Photos: Melvins and Spotlights sell out NYC’s Irving Plaza, 8/3/2017

Posted by on August 4, 2017

Melvins have been around for so long that it’s kind of impossible to say if they’re having a career renaissance. However, the band’s latest album, A Walk with Love & Death has just been released, and they’re in the midst of a massive tour that started last month and extends all the way into October. And […]

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Spotlights release first track from forthcoming Ipecac debut

Posted by on July 6, 2017

We first became aware of Spotlights last year, when the Brooklyn  “sludgegaze” duo consisting of married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero wrote a tour diary for us after the then-unsigned band got to open for Deftones and Refused. The two, who tour as a trio (sometimes with Primitive Weapons drummer Chris Enriquez), then got signed to […]

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Melvins announce massive North American Tour

Posted by on April 26, 2017

The Melvins announced an extensive North American tour for this summer and fall in support of their upcoming double album A Walk With Love & Death out July 7th via Ipecac Recordings. The tour kicks off on July 5th in San Diego, CA and runs it’s course until the leaves change color on October 5th […]

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Photos: Candiria, Moon Tooth, Spotlights, Knitting Factory, Brooklyn NY 3/16/17

Posted by on March 20, 2017

On Thursday (3/16), Brooklyn’s Candiria played what they said may be their final show of the year in their home borough. The hardcore/jazz/hip hop band, who released last year’s While They Were Sleeping, their first album in seven years, on Metal Blade, hadn’t played the relatively small Knitting Factory since before the venue itself moved to Brooklyn […]

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Top 10s of the year from members of Melvins, Palms, Byzantine, Primordial, Oni, Gozu

Posted by on December 19, 2016

We’ve gotten a lot of great music this year, and while you may have been following along with our list of the best music of 2016 as according to us, the artists that made some of that music should have a say in it as well. That’s why we reached out to a handful of […]

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Spotlights streaming new EP

Posted by on December 8, 2016

If the name Spotlights rings a bell, it should The Brooklyn-based duo spent a few weeks on the road with Deftones and Refused this past Summer and did a tour diary for us. It was refreshing and exciting to read their entries, as it was their first big tour and they were as psyched to […]

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Spotlights Tour Diary: The End!

Posted by on August 25, 2016

  Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights just wrapped up a several-week run supporting Deftones. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. The band wrote a tour diary for us chronicling their two weeks on the road. In this final installment, the band play their last shows on the tour […]

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Spotlights Tour Diary: The band become direct support!

Posted by on August 16, 2016

Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights are in the middle of two weeks on the road supporting Deftones and Refused. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. The band is writing a tour diary for us chronicling their two weeks on the road. In this fifth installment, the band head  to […]

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