Philm, New Secret Weapon – The Button Factory, March 10th

Former Slayer & Fantomas drummer Dave Lombardo’s Philm play The Button Factory on March 10th

Without a doubt, every fan of hard rock and extreme metal knows the name Dave Lombardo. For nearly two decades the drummer provided the impulsive, whipping rhythm for thrash metal pioneers Slayer, which is why fans and critics crowned him as the “Godfather of Doublebass“. He also proved his talents outside of the strict thrash corset and cooperated with musicians like Mike Patton (Faith No More), Grip Inc., John Zorn (Blade Runner), The Melvins and many more.

The newest outlet for his extraordinary creativity acts under the banner of PHILM: With his bandmates Gerry Nestler (Civil Defiance; vocals, guitar) und Francisco “Pancho“ Tomaselli (Funk Rockers, Tower Of Power; bass) he has found two companions who also deny any genre restrictions.

On their new album “Fire From The Evening Sun“ the trio acts accordingly: free and unlimited. As Lombardo states: “We tend to live on the heavy side, but we also touch on haunting, desolate, ambient sounds.“

u:mack Present
PHILM (Featuring Dave Lombardo)
New Secret Weapon
The Button Factory
7:30pm, Tuesday March 10th

Tickets are €16 and are available now from


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