Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Goatcraft in Austin Chronicle

Goatcraft in Austin Chronicle
October 25, 2013, 05:47:26 AM
It took blood-soaked San Antonio pianist Lonegoat to make the direct connection between classical funeral dirges and occult metal. On All for Naught, his Goatcraft proffers neo-classical piano flourishes and mini-concertos of a decidedly dark bent, all minor keys, fingerboard pounding, and enough reverb to make a concert hall sound like a mausoleum. Put these menacing chords through six strings and a broken amplifier and you'd have majestic black metal symphonies. As it stands, Goatcraft's wild-haired piano insanity sounds like The Phantom of the Opera on an absinthe bender. (Thu., 8pm, Dirty Dog Bar)