Next month, why not go and rob a bank, steal a car, and then head out on a wild spree which ends in Pontiac, so that you can attend Berserker IV? (Actually, we can think of a few reasons why not to do that — maybe just buy a ticket, like everybody else; a two-day pass is $60.)
With the vaguely theatrical Gwar, as well as the mellow good times music of Eyehategod, Negative Approach, and Off! headlining, this year's Berserkerfest festival promises to be an awesome mix of sludge, doom, hardcore, crust punk, and metal. The full lineup is below:
Fuck You Pay Me
Against The Grain
Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...