For fans of – Internationally: Windir, Korpiklaani, Wolves in the Throne Room, Dissection and others of the like. Locally: Ancalagon, Sertaline, Mavradoxa, Enthauptung, Hubris and others of the like. Ferus Din are one of the more powerfully unique bands to emerge from Western New York in the past few years. Between Buffalo and Rochester, various … More Album Review: Ferus Din – The Great Dying
This is a great band out of Southern New Hampshire we’ve been following for 4 years now. I shared the stage with them at Rockin’ Buffalo back in the summer of 2014 and haven’t looked back. They’re a perfect blend of black metal, symphonic death metal and melodic death metal in the same vein as … More Album Review: Begat the Nephilim – I: The Surreptitious Prophecy/ Mother of Blasphemy
Welcome to our 2018 show listings! Please scroll down and browse all the awesome local metal gigs we have coming our way. If we’ve forgotten a show you’d like to see on this list, please write to us either in the comments below or in a private message on Facebook. Thanks! JUNE 2018 June 14, 2018- … More Comin’ In Hot! (Weekly Show Announcements)
Written by Mike Deitzman* After reading weird comments from fans chiming in trying to “know the scoop” or “fix” problems within bands, I had to speak my mind on it. Having been around the block/scene with local bands now for 21 years, I’ve seen everybody break up. Popular bands, unpopular bands, and everything in between. … More Bands Have a Shelf Life; Music is Infinite
Few bands go out with a bang the way Order of the Dead did this year. On May 12, Order of the Dead performed for the last time at Montage Music Hall. Their “retirement party” was everything you hope a local metal show will be. The place was full of energy, the lineup was perfect … More Album Review: Order of the Dead – The Jackals Hold Us Captive
Been a hot minute since I fired up the inquisition, lets fix that shall we? I want to talk to you about bands. Local bands. I come from a small country of 4.7m people, yet we have an output of metal bands that would rival the best of them. Lets delve the depths of the … More Nobody expects the Sisson Inquisition!
This year, the stage is set at Mohawk Place once again for the 2nd annual Buffalo Metal Fest. As has been done in the past, the production of this event is a joint effort between Chad Grant from Mass Casualty and Jeff Standish from Coming of Rage Productions. Last year, the goal was 12 bands. … More On Buffalo Metal Festival 2018