Two of the leading lights of underground metal, Scott Kelly and Bruce Lamont have teamed up for a tour where they two continue to mine the fertile ground they have laid together in their band Corrections House, their solo material in several guises, and their work in crucial bands such as Neurosis and Yakuza respectively. Performing both separately and together, these collaborators meld their minds and muses together to make some truly challenging and rewarding songs. On this night they played selections from their own albums, a Corrections House song and a cover (‘Cortez the Killer’ by Neil Young. Joined by openers Jim Healy and Keith Bennett (Panzerbastard), the night of music was anything but mellow, despite the acoustic guitars. Hillarie Jason captured the action at The Middle East Nite Club for Ghost Cult.
On a Sunday night in Cambridge, MA recently fans of hardcore influenced metal descended on The Middle East Nite Club to see veteran bands and frequent touring partners Biohazard and Sworn Enemy. These two bands started out in New York City 25 and 20 years ago respectively, so they were there in the heyday, saw all the ups and downs, major label hype, slugging out on endless tours, seen fads come and go; the works. Biohazard is still touring behind 2012’s underrated Reborn In Defiance (Nuclear Blast in Europe) and are preparing a new album for later this year. Sworn Enemy is still supporting last year’s Living on Borrowed Time (Rock Ridge). Both bands played mostly old-school sets and proved they can still deliver bruising, uncompromising music. Thanks to Meg Loyal who shot this photo set that night!