Iraqi Metal Band Acrassicauda on Moving to Brooklyn and More
Every band has its set of problems. Feuding guitarists, trouble getting gigs, issues with scraping up enough money to record a record or go on tour.
Few American bands face the same struggles as Acrassicauda -- an Iraqi metal band that recently moved to Brooklyn. They were the subject of the film Heavy Metal in Baghdad, and faced daily challenges of being able to rehearse safely, increased security in their area, and even death threats. Sound of the City does a candid interview with the band.
Other music news...
Factory Made Future: MONO and The Twilight Sad will play Tucson and Phoenix
Pitchfork: Interpol to Tour With U2
Rolling Stone: OK Go Explain Viral Video Woes in "New York Times" Op-Ed
Stereogum: YouTube Singers Cover "We Are The World" For Haiti, Or Whatever
TwentyFourBit: Camera Obscura & Beck on Haiti Benefit Album: Hear to Help
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.