Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues LIVE!

Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues LIVE!

Dave Hill, Phil Costello, Brett Davis

Sat · October 28, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues LIVE!
Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues LIVE!

Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues LIVE! with Dave Hill and Phil Costello

“Blackest metal and droll humor combine for nonstop laughs”
-The Austin Chronicle

“Until the Light Takes Us meets The Vagina Monologues”
-LA Weekly

“Shit got weird.”
-Metal Assault

“If Catfish tried to go metal, it would very likely fall short of the true story and infernal comedy of Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues LIVE!”
-The Comedy Bureau

In 2004, comedian Dave Hill, a grown man living in New York City, began posing as Lance, a teenager living with his parents in Gary, Indiana, who also just so happened to be the lead singer and sole member of the most extreme, brutal, and Satanic black metal band of all-time, WitchTaint. As Lance, Dave began emailing with a Norwegian black metal record label owner in Oslo named Saitham in hopes of getting signed to the label on the strength of one excruciatingly bad song called “Necrodreamraper.” Their lengthy e-mail conversation, now known among the faithful as the Black Metal Dialogues (www.theblackmetaldialogues.com), quickly became the stuff of legend and is considered by many to be the most infernal, extreme, and downright unholy electronic mail correspondence of all-time.

In “Witch Taint: The Black Metal Dialogues Live!”, this infernal and 100% real email chain is brought life by comedians Dave Hill and Phil Costello, complete with corpse paint, ill-fitting black clothing, disturbing videos, and- if all goes as planned- a live and mildly irritated goat, culminating in a live performance by the mighty Witch Taint that will probably scar you for life. This promises to be the most extreme and kvlt thing that has ever happened ever. If you think you can handle it, please come. However, in the event that you have a preexisting health condition that is aggravated by things that are evil, extreme, infernal, brutal, kvlt, unholy, and/or just sort of negative in general, you will most likely be sent screaming into the night until you eventually grow tired and collapse in a ditch somewhere.

You have been warned.
Dave Hill
Dave Hill
Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, and musician originally from Cleveland but now living in New York City. He has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer, @midnight, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, and The Jim Gaffigan Show among other programs, and is a regular host on HBO and Cinemax. Dave has starred in his own TV series, The King of Miami, on the MOJO Network, which was cancelled even though Dave really liked it. He has written for The New York Times, The Paris Review, Salon, GQ, McSweeney’s, The New York Observer, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Guitar World, among other publications. He is a regular contributor to public radio’s This American Life and hosts his own radio show, The Goddamn Dave Hill Show, on WFMU in Jersey City, New Jersey. Dave performs live comedy in theaters and basements all over the world and even opened for Snoop Dogg once, which was awesome. He also plays guitar and sings in his own rock band, Valley Lodge, whose song “Go” is the theme song for HBO’sLast Week Tonight with John Oliver. Dave has written two books, Dave Hill Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (2016 Blue Rider Press and Tasteful Nudes:...and Other Misguided Attempts at Personal Growth and Validation (2012 St. Martin’s Press). He also smells really great and has made out with a lot of chicks and you can ask anyone.
Phil Costello
Phil Costello
Member of Valley Lodge, Phil Costello (Satanicide, Tragedy (11)). “Phil” is also from the hit television program “The King of Miami”), Tomato (Sound of Urchin, T.H.O.R.). With Dave Hill (3) and Moby they have formed Diamondsnake, an unstoppable band that defies categorization, melding elements of rock, hard rock, metal, and heavy metal into something no one has ever heard before ever.
Brett Davis
Brett Davis
Brett Davis performs under the guises of his many twisted characters both live and and on his public access variety show The Special Without Brett Davis. He was the 2015 Andy Kaufman Award winner was a featured act at SF SketchFest. He wrote and produced the IFC webseries Boy Band and has appeared on The Chris Gethard Show, The Best Show, Adult Swim and MTV.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215