Concert Review: Xaedus, Rockfox, Blinddryve, and 3 Weeks Later At The Underground

Posted by on Aug Tue, 2015 in Concert Review, Death Metal, Melodic Death Metal, Metalcore, Progressive Rock, Technical, Thrash

Concert Review: Xaedus, Rockfox, Blinddryve, and 3 Weeks Later At The Underground

Santa Fe is notorious for its sleepy Sunday nights, when everything closes early and the city is like a ghost town. Thankfully, we had some heavy fucking metal to break the mold and draw a crowd for a night of mishief. This is the madness that ensued: Xaedus is a new band on the scene, but boasting experience in bands like Soul To Rest and Oscillation, many of the members are seasoned veterans. They had … read...

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Recent Concerts: Reliving The Memories

Posted by on Apr Wed, 2013 in Concert Review

Have I mentioned that it’s a pain in the ass to type up reviews on a smart phone? It warrants repeating, regardless. This sucks. But on the bright side, I’ve been so swamped with awesome metal shows that my ears are still ringing. Anyway, here’s what went down recently:   Much like Dante was unable to express the beauty of heaven in his Paradiso, despite the fact that he’s a fuckin’ famous poet, I can not … 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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