Tag Archive for metal

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 →

notes from the coast: another Scion Metal Matinee

I like the Roxy but two days in a row? Seriously? Well, there’s a couple of reasons for this. First, I’m kinda sick like that. And second, FREE SHOW BY SCION!! (whom I’m beginning to seriously love!) This time around I got to see Lightning Swords of Death, Saviours and Midnight. You might be asking yourself, “who??” And yes, you… Read more →

Decibel bring Apostles of Darkness Tour to Hollywood

This guest post comes from Genji from Los Angeles.  Look for more metal/punk posts from our California correspondent… On a slow Tuesday night in Hollywood, Decibel magazine decided to bring the Apostles of Darkness tour to the Key Club.  With a slew of bands on the bill including Lecherous Nocturne, Abigail Williams and Hate, this is one tour you should be on the lookout for if… Read more →

Volbeat bring Heaven and Hell to Denver

While I was out running around SE Asia, my partner in ‘Mile High Metal crime’, Brian H, attended the Volbeat show at The Gothic Theatre.  What follows is Brian’s review of what sounds like an amazing performance from the ‘refuse to be catagorized’ Danish band. I will admit that I am a fairly recent convert to Volbeat, but three songs… Read more →