Steel Bridge Promotions Presents:

Dragged into Sunlight / Primitive Man / Cult Leader / Wilt

featuring Slaves BC & Pregnant Nun

Monday 04 July 2016

at The Mr. Roboto Project, 5106 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh 15224

ALL AGES, 7:00 pm (doors 6:30), $10

After a long holiday weekend full of fireworks and partying (and, perhaps, checking out a bunch of bands Sunday night), surely the last thing anyone needs would be ANOTHER show Monday night — when all of us will already have a tough enough time dragging ourselves back to work the next morning as it is. Especially one that features a whopping THREE FOUR(!!) co-headliners (any one of which would be a huge deal if they came to town on their own) who are pretty much guaranteed to smash your brains to bits. And when you throw in two perennial local favorites, plus a special holiday menu of vegetarian fare available from Onion Maiden? Yeah.

Anyway, so Steel Bridge Promotions are bringing all of that to you on Independence Day, and I wouldn’t be surprised if this ends up with buildings exploding just like in the movie of the same name. This will surely be a spectacle not to be missed. Pre-sale tickets are available right now at their Big Cartel page… but for the next two weeks, you can WIN a pair of tickets for FREE, courtesy of Steel Bridge Promotions and Valley of Steel! Keep on reading to learn more…


Ultra-mysterious experimentalists Dragged into Sunlight (UK, Prosthetic Records), punishing gutter-sludge misanthropes Primitive Man (Denver, CO, Relapse Records), and hateful chaotic hardcore ensemble (with former members of Gaza) Cult Leader (SLC, UT, Deathwish Inc.) are all descending upon the steel city on the fourth of July, joined by acclaimed hometown blackened hardcore band Slaves BC and local harsh noise unit Pregnant Nun. Update 27 June: Seattle’s Wilt has also been added to the show. An example of their music (the 2015 album Reclamation which you can download for free), and relevant links where you can learn more about them, have all been inserted among the other bands’ information down below …

Personally, I can attest to at least two of these bands putting on an amazing show: Cult Leader came to town back in July 2014 alongside Belgian labelmates Oathbreaker, and they both completely killed. And of course, Slaves BC are always enjoyable. But this whole line-up seems totally stacked — I’m really excited to check out Primitive Man, whose 2015 album Home is where the Hatred Is made its way onto my list of that year’s best releases, but the sheer variety involved here will really make for an interesting experience.

You can listen to each of the bands, and check out links to learn more about all of them, below — and don’t forget to enter for a chance for you and a friend to see them all for FREE!


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Update, 03 July 2016: this contest is now closed, and the winner has been notified via email. Thank you to everyone who entered, and be sure to check out our other current and upcoming giveaways!

  • Only one entry will be accepted via this form per valid email address. (But see below for an opportunity to earn up to two more bonus entries!)
  • This prize is non-transferable; a valid photo ID will be required at the door to claim your prize.
  • Entries will be accepted from noon (Eastern Daylight Time) on Saturday, June 18th through noon (Eastern Daylight Time) on Sunday, July 3rd.
  • Winner will be randomly selected (via and contacted using the email address entered in this form after noon (Eastern Daylight Time) on Sunday, July 3rd.
  • To be the first to find out about contests like this one, don’t forget to like Valley of Steel on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram!


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One response to “Win FREE Tickets for DRAGGED INTO SUNLIGHT / PRIMITIVE MAN / CULT LEADER in Pittsburgh!!

  1. Pingback: Primitive Man / Hexis – Split 10″ (2014); Primitive Man – Home is Where the Hatred Is (2015) | Valley of Steel

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