Concert Review: Black Metal Warfare 2015

Posted by on Nov Wed, 2015 in Black Metal, Concert Review, Shock Rock, Technical | 0 comments

Concert Review: Black Metal Warfare 2015

In a line up comprised entirely of black metal titans (Mayhem, Watain, and Rotting Christ), this was truly a dark night of sick sounds and wicked deeds. Albuquerque’s Sunshine Theater was one of many stops on this tour, and it will never be the same. Here is a brief recap: Rotting Christ have a distinct aesthetic, characterized by addictively repetitive structures:  Each song is all hook. Tremolo riffing, pick slides, and harmonized guitars culminate into … read...

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Concert Review: Gwar at Sunshine Theater

Posted by on Nov Tue, 2015 in Concert Review, Death Metal, Deathcore, Shock Rock, Technical, Thrash | 0 comments

Concert Review: Gwar at Sunshine Theater

This was one hell of a show, and perfectly timed for Halloween. Unfortunately, Born Of Osiris had to cancel their appearance, as guitarist Lee McKinney suffered a foot injury. However, local badasses Vale Of Miscreation were the opening band, saving the concert from ruin and shredding the audiences collective face. Here’s a quick recap: Vale Of Miscreation, a technical death metal group from Albuquerque, have speed and virtuosity to rival their big-label counterparts. Their … read...

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Decibel Presents: Through Space And Grind 2015

Posted by on Mar Thu, 2015 in Concert Review, Death Metal, Grind, Hardcore, Progressive Rock, Technical | 0 comments

Decibel Presents: Through Space And Grind 2015

Through Space And Grind, a new tour sponsored by Decibel Magazine, made its maiden voyage through North America with this doozy of a line up. I witnessed the carnage firsthand when the tour reached Albuqurque’s Sunshine Theater on February 24. Here’s how I survived: I wasn’t actually in the venue during Black Crown Initiate‘s set. However, from what I could here from the bar next door, those bass speakers were fucking ace. Besides, at … read...

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Concert Review: Born Of Osiris 2014 American Tour

Posted by on Oct Wed, 2014 in Concert Review, Deathcore | 0 comments

Concert Review: Born Of Osiris 2014 American Tour

Goddamn, what a show.  If they haven’t reached your neck of the woods yet, I suggest you check out the tour dates and get your tickets in advance. Otherwise, you’ll miss out on a truly epic concert. Erra, a progressive metalcore group from Birmingham,  was a decent opening band. The guitars were definitely their strongest asset. The drumming was great, but admittedly it tended to be overshadowed by melodic solos. The gutteral vocals were also … read...

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Upcoming Shows

Posted by on Jul Thu, 2012 in Upcoming Shows | 0 comments

I love being 21. Nothing is better than getting smashed and listening to awesome, insane, loud music. For instance…               If that’s not your thing, slightly more marketable/mainstream music is coming to the Sunshine Theater on the 30th.                                         Or, you can check this out, and Scream It Like You Mean It. AAAAHHHH!! This Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! Joe Angel Productions presents Destroy It All Tour, featuring Epiphany, Carry Your Ghost, and some other crazy Metal bands. … read...

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A Torrential Onslaught Of Music

Posted by on Jun Mon, 2012 in Upcoming Shows | 0 comments

I know I just posted flyers for upcoming shows, but there’s more concerts in summer than is humanly possible to actually attend. During my most recent excursion to Albu-tweakers, I noticed tons of Metal flyers posted on the neighboring venues. Jesus Christ, if you’re in New Mexico this month and somehow bored, you have to be deliberately trying not to have fun. Check this out, starting with The Sunshine Theater: At first I was skeptical about Born Of … read...

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