McNally Smith College of Music’s almighty Sound Bite Series rolls on into the brisk Minnesota fall, and what better band to represent Rock-tober (that’s right, we went there) than the Twin Cities’ own instrumental doom metal masters, Zebulon Pike?! Twice named “Hard Rock Group of the Year” by Minnesota Music Awards, this fearsome foursome brings the pain with it’s sludgy, gut-punching riffs, scintillating licks and mathy-yet-meaty grooves, only to counter with sweeping sections of delicately textured instrumentation. These dudes don’t write simple songs—they compose face-melting marathon movements. So grab some earplugs and strap in for an epic sonic journey tomorrow evening, Thursday, October 11, at the Sound Bite Café, located on the 3rd floor of the main campus building at 19 Exchange St., St. Paul, MN 55101. Doors @ 6:00 p.m., music @ 7:00 p.m.
About the Sound Bite Series
The Sound Bite Series, now in its second year, delivers FREE on-campus concerts by big time national and local music acts. Held in the cozy confines of McNally Smith’s Sound Bite Café, students are treated to exclusive, intimate performances from the likes of P.O.S., Peter Wolf Crier and Chastity Brown (Previous artists include Motion City Soundtrack and Dosh). Reprising his role as Sound Bite emcee, 89.3 The Current DJ Dave Campbell leads lively and informative Q&A sessions following each performance.
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