Thursday, December 22, 2011

1 LIST MANIA: Jon Weisnewski of Sandrider and Akimbo

Jon from Sandrider and Akimbo chimes in with his favorite records and shows of 2011. Sandrider celebrates the release of their debut record with 3 NW shows in mid-January, including a Seattle show at the Comet on January 12th with Lesbian and Brokaw. Akimbo's next show is February 3rd at the Sunset Tavern in Ballard. Pick up a copy of Sandrider's brilliant LP HERE.
In no order:

400 Blows - Sickness and Health
All Pigs Must Die - God is War
Russian Circles - Empros
Red Fang - Murder the Mountains
Trash Talk - Awake
Helms Alee - Weatherhead
Graveyard - Hisingen Blues
Black Cobra - Invernal
Trap Them - Darker Handcraft
Yob - Atma

Favorite shows of the year:

Big Business / Torche / Helms Alee @ Neumos
Judas Priest @ WAMU Theater
From Ashes Rise / Black Breath / Trap Them @ Highline
Saviours / Bison / Fight Amp @ Highline
The Sword / Brothers of the Sonic Cloth @ Neumos
Neurosis / Yob @ Roseland Theater
Soundgarden @ The Gorge
Melvins @ Crocodile

2012 wants:

Brokaw - Interiors
New 3 Inches of Blood
New Narrows
New Converge (?)
New Black Breath (?)
New Soundgarden (?)


  1. Thanks for reminding me to buy Sandrider's new album! Definitely agree with Red Fang's album as being super-freaking awesome. I love those guys!



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