Wednesday May 4

Cold University Drive Black Satellite Marwood’s Fall

6:00 PM Doors / 7:00 PM Show
17 & Over


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University Drive

University Drive | Bottom Lounge

University Drive is a four-piece Alternative Rock band hailing from Scranton, Pennsylvania and the first signing to Fightless Records. They pursue a sound similar to Nirvana, Balance and Composure, Weezer and The Front Bottoms.

In February 2017, the band announced their signing to Fightless Records in which they would move forward to release singles “Sinking” and “Safe & Quiet” before revealing their long-awaited debut record “On/Off: Reset” on March 31st, 2017.

Since the release, the band has received attention online from New Noise Magazine, Roadrunner Records, Fueled By Ramen and Alternative Press. Their new single ‘Cry Without a Reason’ is available now.


Black Satellite

Black Satellite is a rock duo from NYC comprised of Larissa Vale and Kyle Hawken. Having been writing music together for several years, Black Satellite is the culmination of a deep-rooted partnership contributing to their unified writing style.

Shortly after launching their first single Valkyrie from their full-length album Endless, Black Satellite was requested as support for Starset at NYC’s Gramercy Theatre on the strength of their debut. Their follow up single Blind premiered on ibobi Radio and was subsequently featured on Alternative Press via their discover playlist. Black Satellite was also named one of Alternative Press’ “12 Bands You Need To Know” in a print issue of the magazine.

Billboard describes the album as “the end point one might arrive at after listening to all of Muse’s catalog and deciding they just weren’t epic enough.”

Endless paints an almost cinematic landscape, with every song progressing into the next revealing a new facet of the duo’s style and complexity. This lends itself to a well-crafted tonal arc that is sure to satisfy.

Black Satellite subsequently released two cover songs paying tribute to Type O Negative, which charted on metal radio.

The band recently concluded writing and recording their sophomore record, Aftermath, mixed by veteran producer Ben Grosse (Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, Filter). Release date to be announced. Their new single Void is the first taste of the brand new album. Knotfest commenting on the track: “the first single offers a glimpse into the bold, stylishly dark sound that has made the duo of Larissa Vale and Kyle Hawken such a promising prospect.”

In 2021, they released a cover of Rammstein’s “Sonne” to critical acclaim with Revolver Magazine describing the track as “a masterclass in metal covers.”

Black Satellite recently completed back-to-back tours as direct support for John 5, Fozzy, and Nita Strauss in Fall/Winter 2021/2022, with additional appearances at Metal In The Mountains Fest and Blue Ridge Rock Fest. Black Satellite heads back out on tour in March 2022 with Orgy. Additional tour dates TBA.