4

MonstrO Will Swallow You Whole at Churchill's Pub on December 16

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

Once upon a time, a little wooden liar named Pinocchio took a trip to Pleasure Island with a pig-nosed, red-headed punk. "They say it's a swell joint. No school. No cops," the punk told Pinocchio. "You can tear the joint apart. And nobody says a word."

Sounds a little like Churchill's Pub, right? Well, the similarities will become almost undeniable when you, Pinocchio, the punk, and 500 delinquent friends ride an overloaded jitney to the Little Haiti hangout's door, pay the $10 cover charge, and enter the belly of the beast called Monstr0, a 10,000-pound behemoth that belches psychedelic screams and brutal riffage.

Of course, we're not just talking about the massive black sea mammal that swallowed old Walt's beloved, little wooden liar like a living toothpick. Born in early 2009, MonstrO is also a four-man metal band -- Miami native and former Torche/Floor/Cavity guitar guy Juan Montoya alongside bassist Kyle Sanders, drummer Bevan Davies, and lead screamer Carlos Suarez -- hailing from the sludgy depths of Atlanta.

So pig out on Pleasure Island's whole roasted chickens, fresh pie, and ice cream cones. Smoke your heads off. Get wasted on buckets of beer. But beware, this whale of a whale of a band will suck you into its gut, half-digest your intoxicated gluttonous ass, and puke you back onto the streets at midnight.

Monstro is swimming this way. Watch out.

MonstrO with Black Tusk, Kyng, Mere Quantum Noise, and Dyslexic Postcards. Friday, December 16. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. The show starts at 8 p.m. and admission costs $10 at the door. Call 305-757-1807 or visit churchillspub.com.

Follow Crossfade on Facebook and Twitter @Crossfade_SFL.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.