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Thursday, March 17 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm

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ARTIST BIO Forged in the sweat-laden depths of darkest Brooklyn, with the sun at its zenith, HULL materializes as a massive entity storming New York stages. A musical colossus of epic proportions, HULL commands their listeners through each riff, with incredible precision, a seafarer guiding vessels through ominous waters. MORE ABOUT HULL "...More than two years later, [Hull has] signed to local imprint The End and reemerged with a startlingly assertive full-length that warrants the same amount of hype that Tombs have been on the receiving end of over the past six months. "Unlike Tombs' more direct, black metal-infused approach, Hull concentrate more on graceful ebbs and flows while slyly avoiding slipping into more expansive, spacious, Isis-style jamming that many bands fall into. The pace on Sole Lord might be slow, but there's no idling whatsoever, the arrangements deliberate enough to hold us captivated throughout, whether it's on mellower fare like "Wanderer," the blues-drenched swagger of "Healer" or on the downright wistful, Led Zeppelin-esque "Vessel." Drummer Jeff Stieber anchors the arrangements, alternating between fluid and pulverizing, while the interplay between guitarists Nick Palmirotto, Drew Mack, and Carmine Laietta is at times extraordinary, as on the multifaceted epic "Architect," which occupies the sludgy space that Mastodon have since abandoned. However, their ace in the hole just might be their shared lead vocalists, making for a diversity in the vocal department that most bands could never hope to pull off." -Adrien Begrand decibel

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Hailing from the streets of Brooklyn, HULL has yet again emerged with a creation to outlive the ages. Hard at work since the release of their debut album, Sole Lord, in 2009, ideas were envisioned and the mighty wind of creativity brought upon this Earth the latest saga, “Beyond... Read More →

Thursday March 17, 2011 10:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
The Ale House

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