Top 5 Music Venues: Better Live Than Dead


IMG_14054. Blackthorn 51
80-12 51st Avenue


On the surface, Blackthorn 51 looks like a heavy metal club that’s a little rough around the edges, but what you really get is a music venue that welcomes everything in addition to the metal: goth, punk, new wave, alternative, hip hop, reggae and plenty more. But what Blackthorn 51 has really created is a place for metalheads to congregate when changes in the city have made that difficult. The shows aren’t some big expensive production which trickles do80-12 51st Avwn to the consumer, but a perfectly dim-lit space to hear some shredding guitars and blast beats. The venue’s faithful rave about the sense of community the space offers metal heads in New York City. It even draws some of the bigger punk and metal acts, like former members of the Misfits.

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