Brace yourselves for the Danish punk phenomenon that is Iceage. They released a record with Matador records this year, played a big EU Tour, and will now be back to shake some flesh in October.
Iceage are Elias Bender Ronnenfelt and Jakob Tvilling Pless, Johan Surrballe Wieth and Dan Kjaer Nielsen. It might be starting to get cold in Berlin but Iceage are just the band to warm you up.
“Formed while at school in Copenhagen aged 12, they quickly became a vital part of the city’s heavy music scene. It doesn’t do any good to cite influences, rather, Iceage mixes punk, post-punk, Goth and hardcore as if they invented it.
Iceage | Ecstasy
Now all between 18 and 19, they have created an album overflowing with youthful energy, a 12 track sprint, crammed into just 24 minutes, recorded in 4 days. It’s long enough to hit you in the chest, short enough to make you wonder what happened. It’s immediate, catchy and clever. Everything a debut album should be.
The band can currently be found playing shows in every corner of America, sleeping on floors, bloodying noses and getting everyone from The New Yorker to VICE magazine very, very excited. Their shows are still notoriously physical, sometimes aggressive, often destructive and always fun. You may get pushed around. Deal with it.”
Iceage | New Brigade
Local support comes from none other than Piss. Piss is the best punk crust however you call what they do band in town and 80 % of elsewhere too!
Iceage & Piss LIVE
presented by Ein Welt aus Hack & D/B
Sunday, 6 October 2013 | 21:00 CET
West Germany | Skalitzer Str. 133 | 10999 Berlin/Kreuzberg