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This One Goes to Eleven: Weekly metal round up

Off the next two weeks to track vox for something new (metal!) and wedding duty (not metal!), so sip this one slow.  WHAT TO HEAR: Leading the way this week is Portent (Gilead Media), the cauterizing new full-length from middle west black metal collective False. Comprised of four hypercoaster epics, Portent is Six Flags for sad kids, with False operating, as they always have, at the intersection of breakneck and bucolic. There are lovely, epic movements bisected by katana riffage and …

Gertie is now open in Williamsburg

We’re definitely excited about this one. Gertie is a new restaurant from Nate Adler of Marlow & Sons fame. They’re officially open today for breakfast and lunch, with dinner coming soon! You can check out there breakfast and lunch menu at gertie.nyc. For the project, Adler — a partner at standout East Village neighborhood Basque restaurant Huertas — has partnered with general manager Flip Biddelman and a chef who already has tons of neighborhood cred, Will Edwards, who used to work at Williamsburg stand-bys Reynard, Marlow & …