The deliriously ferocious “hard, fast blackened grindcore” trio Vomit Fist returns to the stately, 140-year-old Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY on Friday, June 30 at 8 PM. Opening acts are TBA. Admission will be $10 at the door. The Howland Cultural Center is located at 477 Main St in Beacon, NY.
Vomit Fist hails from New York City, delivering hard, fast blackened grindcore with ultra-high energy stage performances. Founders Nick Vürdoth Didkovsky and his son Leo Lurkrot Didkovsky teamed up with Malcolm Skrag the Screecher Hoyt and burst onto the underground metal scene in 2013, playing hardcore matinees, all-ages shows, DIY garage events as well as festival dates and club gigs. They released their first EP “Forgive but Avenge” in July 2014. Featuring the apocalyptic artwork of Paolo Girardi, the CD was recorded and mixed by Nik Chinboukas at Spin Studios. In 2015, they were awarded “Best Band Name” in NYC by the Village Voice.
Guitarist Nick Didkovsky is best known for his bands Doctor Nerve and Häßliche Luftmasken, his work with the Fred Frith Guitar Quartet, and as co-inventor of Java Music Specification Language. He has composed for a number of ensembles including Bang On A Can, ETHEL, and Meridian Arts Ensemble. His Black Sabbath guitar lessons on YouTube have reached millions of viewers. He is also a professor in the Music Technology program at NYU. Drummer Leo Didkovsky was a founding member of the death metal band Diabolicus. His other projects include electronic sci-fi hip-hop band Space Ass and punk grindcore duo Mucus. Singer Malcolm Hoyt is founding member of art punk band Adela and the Ucars, and is also active with Space Ass and Mucus.