Tag Archive for death metal

notes from the coast: Cavalera Conspiracy. 11.02.11

Max and Igor Cavalera, the two famed metal brothers who formed the legendary Sepultura, have been playing together for the last few years as Cavalera Conspiracy, after not even talking to each other for over 10 years when Max left the band. For those unfamiliar with Cavalera Conspiracy, their sound falls somewhere between the classic thrash of prime era Sepultura… Read more →

Opeth @ Ogden Theatre. 10.25.11

Those hoping for a death metal show when Opeth came through Denver last week were sorely disappointed, but those who were familiar with the new album and aware of the progressive setlist were treated to a perfectly balanced rock show by some of the most talented musicians to come from Sweden. As the snow piled up outside, Mikael Åkerfeldt and… Read more →

notes from the coast: Decapitated. 10.10.11

Technical Death Metal. It’s a sub-genre that has a rabid, dedicated following. But for others like myself, many find it very hit and miss. There is no doubting the sheer brutality or the dizzying technical chops these kinds of bands have, and there are certainly some I love. But my problem with most is that often times all one hears… Read more →