Tag Archives: Saint Vitus Bar

Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus launches Kickstarter to help keep the bar alive

Posted by on April 8, 2020

  One of New York City’s favorite intimate metal venues, Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn has launched a Kickstarter to help raise money to keep the bar alive both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Since it’s initial launch, the crowdfunding campaign has over 635 backers and nearly $40,000 (and counting) pledged, exceeding its $15,000 […]

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Saint Vitus Bar launch ‘Age of Quarantine’ web series

Posted by on March 23, 2020

  Essentially, since all shows and events have come to a complete halt, Venues and artists have been scavenging new ideas to keep businesses alive during this time of COVID-19 uncertainty. While we all feel like we’re living in a science-fiction film, the day of quarantine and relying on digital technology is here whether we […]

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Photos/recap: Royal Thunder bring ‘Wick’ to Saint Vitus, Brooklyn NY, 3/8/17

Posted by on March 9, 2017

Few bands are simultaneously indescribable and unforgettable, making their live performance a different experience than your average rock or metal show. Atlanta rockers Royal Thunder are one of these bands and once you see them live, you can’t stop. The group decided to celebrate the release of their new album Wick one month early with […]

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Revolver bringing back awards show, Dave Mustaine bartends at Saint Vitus

Posted by on November 2, 2016

Remember Revolver’s Golden Gods Awards? The U.S. sister to Metal Hammer’s Golden Gods Awards, the awards had been held in Los Angeles and was the only awards ceremony in the States recognizing hard rock and metal (unless you count the token award given out at the Grammys). They took last year off, and now are […]

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Win a pair of passes to the New York debut of black metal documentary ‘Blackhearts’

Posted by on October 4, 2016

  One of the best things about the metal community is how dedicated its fans are. That’s why Prog Power sells out before the lineup’s even announced. It’s why bands and fans will travel from all over the world to hang out in Baltimore parking lots every Memorial Day Weekend. And it’s also why black […]

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Review/photos: Anthrax cram into Saint Vitus Bar for an unforgettable show

Posted by on September 20, 2016

As Anthrax kicked off their tour with fellow thrashers Slayer and Death Angel, they managed to make not one but two quick appearances in Brooklyn, New York at St. Vitus. For those who are not familiar with this venue, it’s quite small and fits less than 300 people. With that said, the tickets sold out […]

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‘Blackhearts’ documentary screening at Saint Vitus Bar

Posted by on September 13, 2016

  A few years back, Heavy Metal in Baghdad was a documentary about Acrassicauda, a band from Iraq struggling not just to make it in metal, but even just to play shows in the war-torn country, where they could be killed for their allegiance to Western music. Another doc, As the Palaces Burn, started out as a film about […]

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Anthrax playing special show at Saint Vitus Bar

Posted by on August 17, 2016

Are you a big fan of the big 4, but want to see one of them in a small venue? If you’re an NYC metal fan, September 16th might be your lucky day. It’s taken just over five years, but Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar will get their first-ever Big 4 band to grace their stage. Fittingly, […]

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Two Minutes to Late Night is the metal talk show America needs

Posted by on June 17, 2016

You may have noticed how rare it is for metal to get any sort of mention or reference in mainstream entertainment like TV or movies. Hell, we go crazy when we see the slight reference of rock and metal at any random talk show just because we feel like popular media is very dismissive of this […]

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Primitive Weapons’ Arthur Shepherd talks new album, five years of Saint Vitus Bar

Posted by on April 22, 2016

Last week was a pretty epic week for Primitive Weapons vocalist David Castillo and guitarist Arthur Shepherd. Not only did the band’s sophomore album album, The Future of Death, come out one week ago, but Castillo and Shepherd are also two of the principal owners of Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus bar, which celebrated its fifth anniversary. The band, […]

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