Our metal scene has become something of a treasure trove of atmospheric black metal bands over the past few years. Bands like Enthauptung (Buffalo), Sertraline (Buffalo) and Mavradoxa (Rochester) are at the forefront of a growing movement of truly inspirational, nature driven music, fueled by dark, foreboding atmospheres. Mavradoxa’s 2nd album, Lethean Lament, is no exception to … More Album Review: Mavradoxa- Lethean Lament
*Written by Mike Deitzman (The Masked Promoter) *Photos by Lee Hoffman, David Barnas and Cody Bollinger First things first, due to the nature of this blog, I’m going to be writing a lot. There’s a lot I need to get off my chest. So, if you have ADD or don’t feel like reading a short … More Musings from the Door Guy Pt. 3: Is This Really Happening?
Welcome to our 2017 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 June 17, 2017- DAY … More Comin’ In Hot! (Weekly Show Announcements)
*By Mike Marlinski and Vick Sacha Vick: A couple weeks ago, Mike and I were fortunate enough to be two out of half a dozen people who got to see Enfold Darkness on tour with Invoking the Abstract. And I gotta say, y’all missed out on an amazing tour package. We’d like to sincerely apologize … More Album Review: Enfold Darkness- Adversary Omnipotent
A few months back, my band toured through Westfield, MA, courtesy of Travis O’Connell, sole guitarist of The Aberration (VT). These guys are supremely loved in that area and it’s no secret as to why. The Aberration are a 2- piece progressive instruMETAL powerhouse, here to entertain you through and through, while also keeping you … More Album Review: The Aberration- Don’t Poke the Bear
Written by Mike Deitzman* Growing up in Western New York, music for me is as much a driving force in my life as anything else, maybe more than anything else. It’s my first love, my drug, it is what motivates me to get out of bed and attack the day. That’s not a blanket statement … More Album Review: Powerflo (Feat. members of Cypress Hill, Biohazard, Fear Factory, Downset and Worst)
People love to poke fun at how “incestuous” the Buffalo metal scene can be, but when the ratio of bands to musicians is ever nearing “out of whack” proportions, what is one supposed to do? The answer is simple: Join every band in town. People like Eareckson Murray, Josh Mason, Shawn Gomez and Jason Roman … More Interview: Joe Leising (Of Rotten Metal Recording Studio + EVERY BAND IN BUFFALO)