Get loud with Jucifer at Gabe’s

When I was a child, the heaviest and loudest thing I had ever experienced was a 4th of July show put on by the Air Force. That was until I saw Jucifer at Gabe’s this fall. Jucifer, a wife and husband doom-metal duo that travels the world playing shows, returns tonight to Gabe’s and on first listen, they may sound like a bunch 747s in a blender. But that description belies the complexity of the band. Jucifer’s music ranges from songs like “Amplifier,” smacking of the alternative rock of Eight Arms To Hold You era of Veruca Salt, to the ambient soundscapes featured on on their latest release, За Волгой для нас земли нет (“Beyond the Volga There is No Land”). […]

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Americana Act Megan Jean and the KFB play Gabe’s

Americana band Megan Jean and the KFB take the stage Sunday at Gabe’s. The Americana description is a bit of a loose one as the married duo, Megan Jean and Byrne Klay, also identifies with descriptors like punk, dance and “a metal band, if it was 1927.” But with an emphasis on banjo and folk percussion, the band has plenty to offer to roots music fans. […]

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