From Neutral Red's myspace comment section oddly enough Nicky's comment was in black font so unless you highlight it, no one can see it. It's for the best
Nickolaus A. Pacione
Apr 21 2008 11:48 AM
LEt me know when you have the pizza box posted up in the practice space. You guys who've known NR from Neutral Red, be expecting a new decoration in their practice space. It was good to see all of you again after ten years. My cousin was laughing her ass off about you guys bringing the pizza boz home with you.
That's going to get me laughing for years to come
Still interested in the pizza? Let's visit lj's goth site run by someone who just recently admitted over at chicago_gothic that is realizes now he really isn't goth at all!
From livejournalIt's over thankfully, now Neutral Red can go back to kicking ass and rocking the asses off of whatever state they visit. I am glad now that they did allow Nicky to MC their show, because it gave us EONs a chance to meet a very talented and awesome group who we wish more success in the future!
Nickolaus A. Pacione (n_pacione) wrote in goth,
@ 2008-04-21 16:29:00
Entry tags: author, heavy metal, maintainer, vlogging
Hey all your maintianer here, things got busy around here lately as in been working on two manuscripts and got done with the show at The Nite Cap. It wasn't at all like what a particular blog had tried to make it out to be, I had a fun time MC'ing the gig. NR and everyone involved had a blast. Between working on manuscripts (plural here. One of them was started back in the late part of January, and the other was started in mid-march.) It was good to see III, Daemon, Xris, and the new guys. They kicked ass as a five piece and they said they will be back in Chicago again.
I was given a new nickname by the headliner too -- the heavy metal author. I am smiling about that one and Rebel Radio's sound guy was wondering where the vocal pipes were coming from in the soundcheck. IT's a hell of an experience. I got to meet some of Chicago's heavy metal personalities too, and in that was a real blast to do. We all had a lot of laughs at this thing -- the promoter brought a pizza in for NR, and what he said to NR they didn't believe how big the pizza was (this one I knew how big it was because I brought one of these into my apartment when it wasn't my apartment yet.) One of my cousin's used to do the delivery for them (and NR brought the pizza box back with them as a momento. I am waiting for the picture of the pizza box to be posted in their practice space. This box is for a 24 inch pizza (Withering Soul was laughing about this too.) I was looking at them, you're taking the box home with you. When you're from out of state like that and see a pizza that size you're thinking, Holy shit! How the fuck could they make it that big? There was lot of pictures taken of everyone involved -- there was one that one of the people snapped of the vocalist/guitarist from Dark Spectrum, Vocalist of Withering Soul, and then myself. I was the shortest of the bunch at 5'10. The guitiarist of the first band was the youngest on the bill too.
You can tell if the promoters and the MC are from the South Side area if they know the exact place where to grab the pizza from and willing to drive as far as Polaski to get it. These pizzas are large too and a single slize are twelve inches, and for $3.00 is that slice and a small cola. One thing about the area is you know where all the by the slice places are at. So with that, NR didn't believe us how big their dinner was going to be. An Igloo full of beer, two cans of Monster Java, and a six pack of Coke (the Coke and 2 Cans Monster Java is my only rider if I host shows.) I am not that expensive when it goes to rider, but I've seen some rather costly riders too. It is one of those shows I want to see happen again in a mid-sized venue for the all ages or 18 and over set. I took the day off from working on material that day to focus more on being an MC and this was the first time ever I did something like this and hopefully it won't be the last.
Thanks once more to III andXris for everything!
Nickolaus A. Pacione
Apr 21 2008 12:54 PM
Let me know when you get that pizza box plastered up on the way -- I want pictures of it because one of my other cousins used to do deliveries for the place. I am always curious how many people bring those boxes back with them. I am going to get a laugh out of that a long time, I will be telling my sister about that when she gets old enough to be able to go to shows. Thanx for coming, good to see you guys after all these years.