BILLIE PAGE’S TOP ALBUMS OF 2022 (ALL LOCAL- wny)

For this top 5 of 2022 list I decided to keep it all local. We are very lucky in Buffalo to have such a plethora of amazing bands spanning aloe genres. I kept this list more hardcore and hardcore adjacent. All of these releases are streaming everywhere. Some of the physical releases sold out quickly […]

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METALLICA: THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY

Metallica: The 40th Anniversary – Two Nights in San Francisco, California Reviewer: Drew Celestino *ALL PHOTOS BY JASON OBERG @eyeniversemusic Metallica have existed for 40 years. I have existed for 39. Simple math tells you that I cannot write you a retrospective of their entire career as someone who has lived it all along. I […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: VISION SERPENT – CALL OF THE VOID

Reviewer: Aurora Kuczek Band Name: Vision Serpent Album Title: Call of the Void https://www.facebook.com/VisionSerpentOfficial/ VISION SERPENT developed a diverse arrangement of musical presentation in their 2020 album entitled Call of the Void. The Hopewell, New York project can be characterized as typical old school death metal with an incorporation of modern metal patterns. They cite […]

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CEMETERY ECHO: GOTH ‘N’ ROLL!

Yesterday, I took some time away from my busy “start as many new bands as possible” campaign, to interview the Cemetery Echo boys. This new “Goth ‘n’ Roll” band is ready to take the Buffalo/Rochester scene by storm, and frankly, I couldn’t be happier about this much needed dose of originality in the local metal […]

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Brian Pattison’s 2019 In Review

As 2019 neared, Anthropic looked back on 2018 as a pretty awesome year. We had released an ep (“Tatanka”), played 18 shows (most of which were outside of WNY) and really began to come into our own as a band. We just finished recording in Watchmen Studios and were really excited to be soon releasing […]

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Show Review: Pathology, Narcotic Wasteland, Contrarian, Embludgeonment, Mass Casualty

Photos by Crown Vick Photography* This past Saturday August 16th, The “Pathological Addiction” tour rolled through our city in Buffalo, Ny. The 2 Mikes, (myself and my partner in crime, Mike Marlinski) had the pleasure of hosting this tour, at one of our favorite places in this city, The Rockin Buffalo Saloon. Several months ago, […]

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