California-based project Wreck and Reference is an experimental noise band that includes elements of industrial electronic and doom metal into its sounds. The band gathered critical acclaim for its 2011 demo and eventual debut EPBlack Cassette, before heading into darker territory with its first full-length albumNo Youth, in 2012. Wreck and Reference continued to defy genre boundaries with its 2013 7" Content, which offers both raw elements and atmospheric, melodic tones.
The Lake Erie Monsters is a minor league hockey team based out of Cleveland, Ohio that is an affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche. Founded in 1994, the team competes in the American Hockey League and has helpedtalentedplayers cut their teeth and gain experience before graduating to play in the NHL.