Tag Archive for crust

The Power of the Riff 2011

The Power of the Riff kicked off its second year in L.A. with a line-up that would make anyone on the East Coast blind with envy. As if that full day assault of brutal hardcore, metal and crust wasn’t enough, Southern Lord brought their genre and generation crossing festival up the coast with stops in San Francisco and Seattle. Our… Read more →

Acephalix @ Blast-O-Mat + Interview

The clatter of the garage door rolling shut, the lights brought down to a dull blood red and the bald figure onstage beckoning us closer.  All nerves on the precipice of panic.  Beer buzz replaced by extreme claustrophobia.  This is Blast-O-Mat.  This is Acephalix. Just moments ago I was outside reflecting on teenage years in venues like this, consuming beer… Read more →

4X: Extreme Essentials

Nightbringer – Apocalypse Sun Some heavy black metal from right here in Colorado. Nightbringer – Serpent of the Midnight Sun Reviews: Infernal Masquerade 5/5 Mishka Bloglin B Metal Psalter Ludicra – The Tenant You’d never know that this San Francisco-based black metal band is fronted by a female lead singer. She growls and screams with the best of her male… Read more →