Mario Quintero of Spotlights “The city of Tilberg, legalized mushrooms and weed, just for the days of the Roadburn Festival.”

In the interview below, Sarah, Mario & Chris of Spotlights talk producers, Roadburn, Depeche Mode and more Iron Serbian of Capital Chaos TV. The Brooklyn-based trio who released their Ipecac debut, Seismic, late last year, stream Hanging By Faith, a five-song EP featuring remixes from Void Manes and ISIS/Palms’ Aaron Harris.

Spotlights played a hometown show later this month, June 30 at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, with a handful of dates across the Northeast slotted for July:

June 30 Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus

July 26 Hamden, CT The Outer Space +

July 27 Syracuse, NY The Lost Horizon +

July 28 Cambridge, MA Middle East

July 29 Philadelphia, PA Voltage Lounge

July 31 Amityville, NY Amityville Music Hall +

  • = w/Pallbearer & SUMOKEM

Spotlights is a Brooklyn-based trio featuring married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero alongside drummer Chris Enriquez. The band released Seismic in the fall of 2017 via Ipecac Recordings. Revolver said the outfit “balances delicate atmospherics” and “crushing sounds” on the Aaron Harris (ISIS/Palms) produced release, while Loudwire noted Spotlights’ knack for “letting songs breathe, taking their time in building up a track’s strength and beauty simultaneously.”. Treble Zine named the album one of the Top 20 metal releases of 2017, saying “Seismic is an atmospheric sludge odyssey that lives up to the earth-moving implications of its title.”

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