Pre-emptive Strike

Posted by on Jun Mon, 2012 in Upcoming Shows

My 21st birthday rapidly approacheth. As such, I have made an educated guess that I will be incapacitated for approximately a week thereafter. So this one post will have to last you a while, which is unfortunate because it obviously sucks.  I would post flyers for upcoming shows, but my computer is acting infuriatingly slow, so you will be content to read about whatever Metal-esque thing pops into my head. For starters, the ridiculously talented Savage … 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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Upcoming Shows

Posted by on Feb Fri, 2012 in Upcoming Shows

Warehouse 21, the best all-ages venue in Santa Fe, will be hosting a kick-ass Metal show on Saturday, featuring local legends Savage Wizdom and Grinkai, as well as the Albuqurque death-metallers Echoes Of Fallen and the talented Burst Into Flames hailing from Edgewood. Just because it’s an all-ages event, don’t think the place will be swarming with bratty kids. Old-school heshers frequent such concerts, and in fact the only difference is that alcohol is strictly … read...

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Album Review: Soul To Rest – Clamber Of Chaos

Posted by on Feb Tue, 2012 in Album Review, Band Profile, Cult Classics, Death Metal

Soul To Rest is one of the most popular metal groups in Santa Fe for a reason. Their style is caustic, melodic, and energetic, a very Whitechapel-esque combination. The recently released CD, Clamber Of Chaos, never recieved the hype it deserves. Soul To Rest concerts are most triumphant, so how would their recordings measure against the standard they set for live shows? The album gets off to a good start, opening with the band’s magnum … read...

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