Tag Archives: Gorilla Knifefight

AUDIO: Gorilla Knifefight – “Certified High Speed”

Hardcore punk solo project Gorilla Knifefight has an album out on Loopy Scoop Tapes – his second of the year. It’s an ass-kicker with plenty of feedback and fierce riffage where each cut comes at you like a fiery blast. Matt Glassel sings about rock n’ roll being alive and well, sweating profusely, looking for an off switch on his

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Gorilla Knifefight, X Harlow

A smorgasbord of talented acts took the stage at Cactus Club on Sunday night. Milwaukee solo project Gorilla Knifefight kicked things off followed by New York-by-way-of-Milwaukee artist X Harlow, Chicago-based EBM project Club Music, and Cincinnati post-punk band The Serfs. Gorilla Knifefight is the hardcore punk project of Matt Glassel, where he sings with backing tracks. Glassel is known to

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VIDEO: Gorilla Knifefight – “Mark My Skin”

Solo punk project Gorilla Knifefight (Matt Glassel) has a music video out to their song “Mark My Skin.” It’s less than a minute long and makes its point loud and clear; the black-and-white video features Glassel receiving a stick and poke tattoo from good friend and bandmate Eliot Hess. The lyrics are displayed in Glassel’s distinct font as well (if

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AUDIO: Gorilla Knifefight – “Guerrilla Warfare”

Gorilla Knifefight is a solo punk project of Matt Glassel, who is known as the guitarist of Peroxide and as a boon to the Riverwest DIY scene through running the space Tsunami MKE (formerly Nausicaa). His new record is a lash-out about basic human rights being denied, Nazis being allowed space, life being too short to not be happy, and

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