Circus Of Power

The Kingsland BK Presents: Circus of Power/Junkyard/Warrior Soul + More TBA!

Circus Of Power

Junkyard, Warrior Soul

Fri, May 4, 2018

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm (event ends at 11:00 pm)

The Kingsland

Brooklyn, NY

$26.00 - $30.00

This event is 16 and over

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Circus Of Power
Circus Of Power
Circus of Power was the personification of East Coast sleaze rock during the late 80s and early 90s. Formed in the mid 1980s, during the burgeoning New York City club scene, the classic line-up of Alex Mitchell (vocals), Ryan Maher (drums), Ricky Beck Mahler (guitars), and Gary Sunshine (bass), were signed to RCA records and promptly released their seminal, self-titled debut album debut. Their brand of bluesy, bad-ass biker rock set the perfect backdrop for their lyrical swagger and stories of debauchery and depravity. A live EP, (1989's 'Still Alive'), and second full length, (1990's 'Vices'), continued their musical tradition and thrust the band towards new heights, securing major tours and MTV airplay.

Line-up and label changes led to the third full length album, 1993's 'Magic and Madness' Released on Columbia Records, the album ushered in a more melodic sound for the band, while losing none of the grit that fans had grown to expect. The group disbanded in the mid-90s, and despite a few sporadic "reunion" gigs, Circus of Power has been largely inactive...until now. With a fresh new line-up, including Stoner Rock legend, Brant Bjork, on the drumming duties, the band is set to release their first new material in a quarter of a century.
Junkyard
Junkyard
What happens when two punk rock veterans meet in Austin, Texas and, with a roll of the dice, decide to head west to Los Angeles? The birth of Junkyard, a band with a sound like Godzilla in a foul mood tanked up on cheap wine. Junkyard built on this reputation in the sweaty, beer-soaked dive bars of East Hollywood. Soon the band was packing them in like sardines, attracting the attention of major record labels. The band's self-titled debut was released in 1989 (on Geffen Records) to significant acclaim. Both its singles, "Hollywood" and "Simple Man," received major MTV airplay, with "Simple Man" hitting #47 on the Billboard rock chart. It garnered rave reviews, capturing four stars from Rolling Stone. In 1991, Junkyard released its sophomore album, "Sixes, Sevens and Nines." Produced by Ed Stasium (Motorhead, The Ramones), the album featured songwriting collaboration with country legend Steve Earle ("Slippin' Away"). "Sixes, Sevens and Nines" ushered in a new era for Junkyard, with a tour in England opening for The Almighty, then ultimately a North American arena tour with the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd. In 2015, Junkyard's new single "Faded b/w The River" will be released on the Unison Music label, as well as preparing a long-awaited full-length record to be released in 2016. High profile shows are being booked in the U.S. for summer 2015 and 2016 and a tour of Spain is booked for the fall.
Warrior Soul
Warrior Soul
American hard rock band from NYC, formed in 1987.
Venue Information:
The Kingsland
269 Norman Ave
Brooklyn, NY, 11222