Rave, Reggae, Rock

Posted by on Jun Sat, 2012 in Electronica, Upcoming Shows

This post is named after a shirt I got from the mall in high school. I think it was from like, Claire’s or Hot Topic or some equally corny establishment. It just said “Rave Reggae Rock” in neon colors on a cool tank top. ¬†Anyway, I just got back from a Rave at the very decent hour of 2:18 AM.¬† It was pretty cool, but I felt self conscious because I thought I looked like … read...

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Metal Mafia Nationwide (The New Mexico Connection)

Posted by on Apr Sun, 2012 in Upcoming Shows

As much shit that I talk about Facebook, it’s really a blessing in disguise. That’s how I found The Living Doorway, how I get a taste of bands that would otherwise remain unknown, and how I keep track of important events. And as far as events are concerned, Facebook is worth it just for the excellent promotion skills of Metal Mafia Nationwide. This is an internet based network of underground bands, venues, and promoters … read...

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Metal Day at the El Rey: A Concert Review

Posted by on Nov Sat, 2011 in Concert Review

International Metal Day, that most (un)holy of days, fell on 11/11/11 this year. In recognition of this divinely commissioned coincidence, Albuqurque’s own Historic El Rey Theater put together a badass gathering of epic proportions. These are the awesome results. Night of Revenge is basically an ameteur Bullet For My Valentine. Their lack of experience is overshadowed by their potential. Quite talented for their age, they need only to improve their clean vocals and stage presence. Along the … read...

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