Written by Rachel Ardour* I’ve got so many feelings about the Pillorian, Obsidian Tongue, Mavradoxa and Ancalagon show. It was one of the most profound and all-around surprising (at least to me) shows I’ve seen in a while. And that’s why I specifically asked Mike if I could write this show review, and he said … More Show Review: Pillorian, Obsidian Tongue, Mavradoxa and Ancalagon
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! MAY 2018 May 18, 2018- … More Comin’ In Hot! (Weekly Show Announcements)
We first discovered this melodic death powerhouse from Pittsburgh 3 years ago, when we started bringing Dethlehem out for our live shows. As it turns out, Pittsburgh has a crop of truly exceptional metal bands and Greywalker are no exception. Fusing the soothing sounds of older Darkest Hour with both modern and old school thrash, … More Album Review: Greywalker – Without Control
Photo by Daniel DeLucenay* We don’t review shows very often, but the bangers we’ve been to in Rochester always seem to bring it out of us. We love our Buffalo scene, but modern Rochester local shows always remind me of how Buffalo was once upon a time, back when we had Showplace and X-Wheelz, etc., … More Show Review: Order of the Dead’s Retirement Party
Okay, so let’s talk troll pages on Facebook for a second. Over the last year, this city has been teeming with them, particularly in regards to the local metal scene. I’ve seen some weird stuff come across “my desk” since starting this blog, but this most recent email to firstname.lastname@example.org, takes the proverbial cake. The … More The Buffalo Metal Oracle?
Over the last year, Ancalagon have become my undisputed favorite band out of Western New York. They expertly and effortlessly play a perfect fusion of all my favorite black metal and melodic death metal elements. In addition, I had the honor of having them headline our webzine’s 3rd birthday bash last month. I know they … More Interview: Matthew Mitrovits (Ancalagon)
On Monday May 7, a pretty interesting show is coming to Sugar City, only once again, no one seems to know about. Right now, the event page says “2 going, 8 interested”. Folks, even for a Monday, that’s unacceptable. Now, you might be asking, “Who’s really to blame for that?” Well, there are 4 factors … More Show Preview: Fallen Letters Tour at Sugar City