Knife The Symphony

  • Local
  • rock
  • punk
  • post-hardcore

Since 2006, Knife The Symphony has consistently released energetic, abrasive, rhythmic-work garnering comparisons to Hüsker Dü, Drive Like Jehu, Jawbox, and Unwound. The band has toured quietly, albeit steadily, and owes a considerable debt to Dischord, SST and Touch & Go. Bring your earplugs. “Their furious, frantic, atypical take on punk rock is pretty much what keeps me from feeling that punk is dead…" --INDEPENDENT CLAUSES"…locating their nucleus in ground between the late

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MPMF Releases Daily Lineup 

Midpoint Music Festival has released their daily lineup (below)! This year’s festival will take place the weekend of September 23-25 in Over The Rhine. In all, the event will feature over 60 local, regional, national and internationally recognized acts including a diverse mix of up-and-coming...

NKY Hates Heroin Benefit at Southgate House Revival 

Local musicians Kevin Schmidt and Jeff Albers (from local, touring-bands Ampline and Knife The Symphony, respectively) have teamed up with independent record label Phratry Records / owner Jerry Dirr to organize a benefit concert to raise funds for NKY Hates Heroin.  The event, which takes...

IRONFEST VI is Taking Over The Southgate House Revival 

This Friday and Saturday, IRONFEST VI is taking over all three stages at The Southgate House Revival. Friends of “Iron” Mike Davidson have been throwing this festival each year in his honor. Go grab your tickets HERE and check out the schedule below!  Friday, November...

IRONFEST VI Lineup Released! 

The lineup for IRONFEST VI at The Southgate House Revival November 13 & 14 has been released!  Amplinecougar aceSubsetsDandelion DeathhoneyspidersDraculassmoke signals cover fire the dopaminesscissorkick rituals dc planet New Strange crooked rook Hide cadaver dogs the skulx the story...

Our Weekend Picks :: November 7, 2014 

Each week we will highlight a few of our picks for the weekend. Some may be local, some may not, but as long as you are seeing live music in Cincinnati you are contributing! Our picks are below, but you can choose for yourself with our calendar here. (Or download our iPhone app here). Friday,...

Phratry Records Ten Year Anniversary 

August 2014 marked the ten year anniversary for Phratry Records, and to celebrate, the label is hosting two nights of music October 17-18 at the Southgate House Revival in Newport, KY featuring many regional bands from the Phratry roster and several special guests. The show is All Ages and just $5...

Our Weekend Picks :: May 16, 2014 

Each week we will highlight a few of our picks for the weekend. Some may be local, some may not, but as long as you are seeing live music in Cincinnati you are contributing! Our picks are below, but you can choose for yourself with our calendar here. (Or download our iPhone app here). Friday,...

Phratry Records Nine Year Anniversary 

Nine years is a long time to be underground. Yet underground is exactly where Cincinnati’s Phratry Records wants to be. This month Phratry is celebrating its nine-year anniversary as a record label with a barrage of shows at The Comet featuring bands from their diverse roster. Festivities already...

CincyPunk Fest 12 Lineup Announced! 

The twelfth CINCYPUNK FEST returns to The Southgate House Revival with the largest, and most diverse line up yet! Tickets for the next CINCYPUNK FEST on Fri October 4th and Saturday October 5th will go on sale today at NOON HERE! This year we are partnering with Save Our Shelters Dogs. This amazing...

Reality Check with KT: Mad Love for Mad Anthony Follow Up 

This Friday night THEE place to be is at The Southgate House Revival! There is an unbelievable lineup of music for an unbelievably driven group of local rockers; Marc Sherlock, Ringo Jones and Adam Flaig: Mad Anthony! The boys suffered a major setback on June 29th when they were involved in a...

Our Weekend Picks :: March 1, 2013 

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our complete calendar of all things music in Cincinnati HERE, or take our word for it at one of these events: Friday, March 1:Pete Dressman @ The Southgate House RevivalCadaver Dogs @ Mainstay Rock BarHarlequins @ Northside...

Knife The Symphony / Swear Jar Split CD Release Show 

Phratry Records will release their 39th product in 8 years this Saturday. Knife The Symphony and Swear Jar will be hosting their split LP/CD/MP3 Release show at The Comet this Saturday at 10:00. Best of all, the show is FREE (you must be 21+)! Here is some info on the bands: KNIFE THE SYMPHONYKnife...