Just announced: Helmet at St. Andrews in Nov.

click to enlarge Just announced: Helmet at St. Andrews in Nov.
Helmet. Photo by Tom Hoppa.

Everyone's most favorite metal/alt-rock crossover act from the 1990s is back, again — Helmet! The group plays St. Andrews Hall on Nov. 4.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be $20 in advance, and $25 day of show. Here is a link to where you can buy a ticket.

Helmet was of course formed in NYC in 1989 by vocalist and lead guitarist Page Hamilton. The band's released seven studio albums, and found mainstream success with their 1992 major label debut Meantime, which included the singles "Unsung" and "In The Meantime."

Also on the bill is a different sort of 1990s nostalgia act, Local H, the Illinois-based grunge act whose “Bound for the Floor”, peaked at number 5 on the U.S. Billboard alternative charts, and was certified gold.

Mike McGonigal

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...
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