Home / Events / Music Calendar / Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Thenewno2

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Thenewno2

AMANDA SCHURR
8:30 pm., Sunday May 26 | $25.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 
[BRANDO-SIZED PSYCH-ROCK] A few months after the release of 2010’s Beat the Devil’s Tattoo, guitarist Peter Hayes and bassist Robert Levon Been lost, for all intents and purposes, the third founding member of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Robert’s dad, Michael, who died of a heart attack backstage at one of their shows. The death of the elder Been—not only BRMC’s longtime soundman but frontman of ’80s alt-rockers the Call—looms heavy on the band’s newest album, Specter at the Feast, and not just due to first single “Let the Day Begin,” a cover of Been Sr.’s biggest hit. That BRMC’s sixth studio effort is more elegiac than most says something: The band, which took its name from Marlon Brando’s biker gang in The Wild One, has burned through dirge-like walls of fuzz and badlands blues since its 2001 debut. Still, even in its quieter moments, BRMC is as cinematic as its namesake. 



Where: Wonder Ballroom
Phone: 284-8686
Address: 128 NE Russell St.

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Temples, Wampire, Coma Serfs

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

[ACID DREAMS] Now here’s a killer double bill that makes sense. Portland’s own psych-pop weirdoes Wampire, fresh off an epic PDX Pop Now set that saw them making ...

7 pm | $18 advance, $20 day of show.
Hawthorne Theatre 1507 SE 39th Ave. Portland Web | Map

A Minor Forest, Prizehog, Jonny X and the Groadies

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

[MATH ROCK] As San Francisco’s A Minor Forest began picking up steam in the mid-'90s, the legion of bands fusing angular, dissonant riffs to slow-burning compositi ...

8 pm | $13 advance, $15 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

An Evening With Blake Mills

Monday, Sep 22, 2014

[GUITAR HERO] Right up until a local heckler disrupted their fateful first show at the Newmark Theatre last October, the intrigue surrounding Fiona Apple's fall tour ...

9 pm | $21.50 advance, $24 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom

Chet Faker, Starro

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

[SOUL FROM DOWN UNDER] Australian musician Nicholas Murphy is one of hundreds of young crooners who’ve gone viral, via YouTube or just plain old Hype Machine word- ...

7:30 pm | $16 advance, $18 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Bob Mould, Cymbals Eat Guitars

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

[POSI-CORE] As the frontman of the monumentally ambitious '80s hardcore act Husker Du, Bob Mould secured a spot on the Mount Rushmore of emo forefathers decades befo ...

7 pm | $22 advance, $25 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Tove Lo, Linus Young

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

[IKEA SOUL] Although the whiskey-gargling, pastry-munching "Habits" detailed in Tove Lo's 2013 breakthrough single have forced references as ...

8:30 pm | $16 advance, $18 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close