Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn is feeling the effects of COVID19.  The bar has been a mainstay for hard rock and metal since it opened in 2011.  Their stage has also seen legendary performances in the past. Pentagram, Vic And The Rattleheads (Megadeth) and the surviving members of Nirvana have all played there.  They have also has some notable book signings from the likes of Tony Iommi and Johnny Rotten.  The bar gets its name from the band Saint Vitus.  It was the topic of conversation during more than one previous episodes of Talking Metal.  Including a conversation with the legendary Scott “Wino” Weinrich. He is best known for his time in the band Saint Vitus.  They’ve turned to the metal community to help keep the bar going during these trying times.  Here’s the information that was sent to us about how you can help keep it going:

Today, Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, NY is launching a Kickstarter to help raise money to keep the bar alive both during and after the pandemic.

The Brooklyn mainstay and renowned metal venue has reached out to their large community to secure some pretty amazing rewards for contributors, including limited edition merch, stickers, access to livestreams, and tickets. Also, on Tuesdays and Fridays they are rolling out unique rewards that will include everything from video music lessons from some of your favorite musicians to signed memorabilia from Vitus shows, photos, posters, and even a musical score for your favorite cute animal video from a bonafide NYC metal legend!

You can find all the details at and follow #vituskickstarter to make sure you don’t miss an update.

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Article by Victor M. Ruiz of Mars Attacks Radio & Podcast, and Galaxy Of Geeks Podcast.  Connect with him on Twitter:  @vmr907

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