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Event Archive - Sleep, Pontiak

Sun. September 1st 2019 - Sun. September 1st 2019 Capital Ballroom (No Minors)
8:00PM - 12:00AM
Presented by: blueprintLIVE
American doom metal power trio Sleep takes on Capital Ballroom on Sunday, September 1st with Pontiak - Doors 8pm

Tickets on sale Fri, May 24 at 10am
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Formed as a Bay Area punk rock band called Asbestosdeath, the band changed their musical direction and name and debuted as Sleep with their "Volume One" album in 1991. After Justin Marler left the band, the core lineup of Al Cisneros, Matt Pike and Chris Hakius went into the studio to record a demo cassette that they sent to Earache Records. The re... more info
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"It's beyond refreshing to hear guitars unfurl and growl the way do in Pontiak's perfect soundscaping. The digital age has birthed too many wankers, but this Virginia-based riff pusher is having none of it, even though the band usually records mostly live and in one or two takes. Led by Van, Jennings and Lain Carney, three brothers from the Blue Ri... more info