A Malicious Plague Interview

Posted by on Feb Fri, 2015 in Death Metal, Interviews, Melodic Death Metal, Technical, Upcoming Shows

A Malicious Plague Interview

A Malicious Plague have gained notoriety in the NM metal scene through their unique brand of melodic, technical brutality. I had a chat with vocalist Efren Castaneda, bassist Joshua Franks, drummer Dion Elliot, and guitarists Daniel Castaneda and Daniel Guerra to discuss the upcoming Bruised Not Broken Tour. Tell me about the Bruised Not Broken tour and the other bands in the line up. Efren: So This Is Suffering is getting up there, they’ve been … read...

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Cattle Decapitation: Concert Review

Posted by on Jan Mon, 2015 in Concert Review, Death Metal, Grind, Thrash

Cattle Decapitation: Concert Review

I’ve been anticipating this ┬áconcert ever since it was announced. Now that I have experienced Cattle Decapitation in their full glory, I am blown away. Although my neck will be hurting for the next week, and some of my comrades left the venue bruised and bloody, it was totally worth the pain. Here’s why: A Malicious Plague were the opening band. One song would emphasize shredding guitar solos, the next would highlight the noodling bass … read...

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Upcoming Shows

Posted by on Dec Wed, 2014 in Upcoming Shows

Upcoming Shows

Ha! What a great flyer. At long last, As In We are back to play at 2nd Street Brewery on New Years Eve. (Note that this is the original  brewery which is actually located on 2nd Street.) Doors open at 10 pm, music starts around 11. Oh, and Also, it’s FREE! Only things to keep in mind are to tip your bartender, buy some merch, and don’t drive drunk. On Jan 7 2015, Hanta will … read...

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Upcoming Shows: *UPDATED*

Posted by on Dec Tue, 2014 in Upcoming Shows

Upcoming Shows: *UPDATED*

First and foremost, I am pleased to announce that CATTLE FREAKING DECAPITATION is coming to my humble hometown to play at The Locker Room on January tenth. That’s one way to start 2015 with a bang. The official line up inlcudes Carrion Kind, Fields Of Elysium, Yar, Impaled Offering and A Malicious Plague. Meanwhile, in Albuqurque, Launchpad will be hosting this show on December 18th. Show some love to Omingnome, touring from Georgia.  I’ve never … read...

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Concert Review: Slaughter Survivor Battle Of The Bands

Posted by on Jun Sun, 2012 in Concert Review

I feel like I was just hit by a semi-truck. I have a ringing in my ears, some new battle-scars, and incredible whiplash. At the risk of of sounding like a hyper teenager, this show was EPIC. Behold: Defleshment, hailing from Laguna, NM, are a force to be reckoned with. They kickstarted the entire concert with intensely brutal riffs and machine-gun drumming. It was fucking awesome. Thier performance was a taste of New Mexico Death Metal, … read...

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