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DR. OCTAGON played IRVING PLAZA

June 23rd, 2017 by chocko

The Dr. Octagon Experience Tour recently wrapped up at NYC’s Irving Plaza. The tour celebrated the 1996 underground smash from outer space, the album titled Dr. Octagonecologyst. DJ Herbert Holler from the Freedom Party NYC shows, opened up the evening with a 45 minute set of real hip hop…heavy on the old school east coast […]

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Doyle played Gramercy Theatre

April 26th, 2017 by chocko

Doyle recently brought the horror business to Gramercy Theatre which I believe is his first NYC show since last year’s Misftis reunions at Riot Fest in Denver and Chicago. Doyle’s band, simply named Doyle features the following lineup: DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN-Guitar, ALEX STORY-Vocals, BRANDON PERTZBORN-Drums and BRANDON STRATE-Bass. Watching Doyle stomp around the stage […]

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JLT played Highline Ballroom NYC

December 6th, 2016 by chocko

Joe Lynn Turner rocked the stage at Highline Ballroom recently along with a band that featured Craig Goldy (Dio/Budgie) on guitar. Just some quick history on the legendary JLT for those not familiar with the hard rock singer from Hackensack, New Jersey: his first band Filet of Soul featured J.T. Taylor who would later join […]

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DOC NYC November 10-17, 2016

November 11th, 2016 by chocko

If you love movies, specifically documentaries and you happen to be in the NYC area, then drop what you’re doing and head downtown now and don’t make any other plans but to hunker down in a movie theater to soak it all in! The 7th Annual DOC NYC (America‚Äôs largest documentary festival) is in full […]

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Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES performed at Baby’s All Right

November 4th, 2016 by chocko

Lauren Mayberry at Baby’s All Right, November 3, 2016 Last month, UK synthpop band CHVRCHES played their biggest NYC show at Radio City Music Hall. Last night, Chvrches lead singer and recent NYC resident Lauren Mayberry played a considerably smaller stage as the musical guest of the comedy show “Heart Of Darkness” at Baby’s All […]

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Summer of ’92 at Terminal 5

August 13th, 2016 by chocko

Salt N Pepa at Terminal 5 August 9, 2016 DJ Spinderella En Vogue Biz Markie The Crystal Pepsi Summer of ’92 featured artists from that totally awesome era including Lisa Loeb, Biz Markie, En Vogue and Salt N Pepa with DJ Spinderella. The 90’s party also featured a retro arcade with classic video games, a […]

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my kinda town – rock n roll, kung fu, & new york city!

July 31st, 2016 by Mr. C

———————————————————————————————————- THE BELLS: A DAYLONG CELEBRATION OF LOU REED ———————————————————————————————————- Lou Reed left us way too early on October 27, 2013. Yesterday, we celebrated Lou’s legacy on things he loved the most: music, martial arts, poetry, experimental composition, film, his family, friends, & just living life in New York City. Thanks to his wife Laurie […]

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Bolt-Ups and Brooklyn Ups

June 7th, 2016 by chocko

K-NOR is a Brooklyn based artist and who’s absolutely killing it on the streets with creepy images of drippy skulls and skeletons oozing in brighter than day colors. A couple of months ago K-NOR collaborated on some bolt-ups with another Brooklyn artist CB23 and Staten Island’s Robots Will Kill. The bolt-ups were placed in different […]

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Frankie Cosmos played Other Music

June 6th, 2016 by chocko

Frankie Cosmos at Other Music March 31, 2016 Greta Kline records sweet and shimmering indie pop under the name Frankie Cosmos. Her new album Next Thing dropped a couple months ago and Frankie Cosmos performed a decent chunk of the new record at the intimate and soon to be gone forever, Other Music in New […]

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Memorial Day Punk Show 2016

June 4th, 2016 by chocko

Spike Polite of Sewage NYC at Tompkins Square Park May 29, 2016 Hey ladies and germs! It’s that time of year again and there’s nothing like a free punk show at Tompkins Square Park in The Lower East Side, NYC. I look forward to them every year. This particular edition, The Memorial Day Punk Show […]

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Mad Tiger and Peelander-Z invade IFC Center

May 13th, 2016 by chocko

Peelander-Yellow at IFC Center (photos by chocko) The documentary MAD TIGER recently wrapped up its run at IFC Center in NYC but not without going out with a blast. MAD TIGER features the Japanese punk rockers Peelander-Z, a happy, fun and wacky costume wearing band whose shows consists of a lot of crowd participation and […]

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Hey! Ho! Let’s Go to The Queens Museum

April 29th, 2016 by chocko

The Planet Chocko goon squad hopped in our flying saucer and landed in Queens to check out the opening day of the exhibition, Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk at the Queens Museum. By the time we got to the doors, the fire department had come in to limit the amount […]

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