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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Concert Review: 1st Annual Blu Phoenix Rising Fest

Posted by on Mar Sun, 2012 in Concert Review

In case no-one noticed (which is probably the case), I’ve been pumped about this show for about a month. Now that it finally happened, I feel entitled to rant and rave even more about it. It was amazing, as Joe Angel Productions tend to be, and it went a little something like this: The opening act was Of All Forms, which I consider to be the quintessential modern Metal band. They’re not radio-friendly in … read...

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Upcoming Shows

Posted by on Mar Thu, 2012 in Deathcore, Grind, Upcoming Shows

Of all the seasons, Spring is the least Metal. That’s probably why my writing has sucked lately… There’s no brooding cold and darkness for me to bitch about. There’s just a bunch of ugly pastel colors and dorky “SPRING into savings!” advertisements for department stores. Then again, that is a far more cruel fate to endure than Winter is, so I guess Spring is actually pretty messed up. Either way, I need some action in … read...

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Yet Another Concert, Yet Another Review

Posted by on Jan Sat, 2012 in Concert Review

Friday, 1/27/12. Warehouse 21 hosted another Metal show. Rock concerts at W21, though frequent, are anything but routine. Here are the shenanigans that transpired last night: First up was The Eden Betrayal, a Christian Metal group. Despite all of the evidence to the contrary, I myself am Catholic. I’m not a very good one, but I’m a Catholic all the same. As such, it was nice to see like-minded devotees defy stereotypes and rock out with … read...

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