Samm Grandquist is the owner and operator of WNY HORROR KRUE, based in the East Aurora Flea Market. When she’s not at the flea market selling all the best in sci-fi and horror toys, books, and games, she is spending quality time on her farm with her life partner. 1. What first inspired you to […]Read More FEATURED BUSINESS: JERRY’S CLOSET (WNY HORROR KRUE PRESENTS)
Noise Dosage Media, a multimedia platform based in Western New York, just released one of the best extreme/death metal documentaries I’ve seen in years. Jon Lambert, the founder of Noise Dosage Media, started work on this project about two years ago, and the final product is glorious. Featured in this 3-HOUR video are members of […]Read More DEATH METAL DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: BETWEEN EXULTATION AND AGGRESSION
First of all, who decided to tug on my heart strings by releasing a “new” Immortal Terror album in 2020?! In all seriousness though, you can’t beat this tracklist. Right off the bat, I must admit that this will be more of a nostalgia piece than an album review. Since I didn’t enter the metal […]Read More Immortal Terror 2020
From the band: Exciting news! The A Fitting Revenge signature guitar from #RennaGuitars is here! This has been a long time coming and this guitar is an absolute joy to play. Not only that, but this is one of the few fanned fret guitars out there with scallops AND a two way trem! For all […]Read More A Fitting Revenge Has a Custom Guitar
Although Record Theatre fell into the abyss, a handful of cool record stores have arisen in Buffalo to satiate our need for physical media. The digital age has crippled the music industry, but thankfully, stores like Music Matters, Hi-Fi Hits, Revolver Records, Record Baron, Jam Records, Frisb’z and Black Dots, just to name a few, […]Read More Business Reviews: BLACK DOTS
There’s a brand new record store in town. So far, my favorite thing about it is that it was founded by former Record Theatre employees. Beyond that, it’s mostly what you’d expect, but let me give you a brief account of what I experienced anyway. The question I’ve been most frequently asked so far is […]Read More Business Review: Hi-Fi Hits (Williamsville, NY)
Anyone who knows the local bands Seplophile (death metal) or Prepare for the Mindscan (grindcore), probably knows their bassist, Shawn Gomez. Shawn’s been in bands for almost 20 years. I know, because I used to be in some of them. But these days, something has been brewing in Shawn’s mind, aside from fret board handling […]Read More Alien Host: A New Event Promoter in Buffalo
Photos by Cody Bollinger* Located on Bullis Road in Elma, NY, Studio A Recordings is an up and coming recording studio, owned and operated by Anthony Potenza (guitarist/vocalist for Abyance). It’s a great opportunity for local bands to get professional recordings out to their families, friends and fans at an affordable price and we […]Read More Interview/Business Review: Anthony Potenza of Studio A Recordings/Abyance
*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 […]Read More Musings from the Door Guy Pt. 3: Is This Really Happening?
If your band is in need of graphic design work, we highly recommend that you contact Brian Platter at Six Shot Studios. Based in Amherst, NY, Six Shot has been working with bands and businesses since 2005, bringing people’s musical or business ventures to life through the power of strong logos and other forms of advertisement. […]Read More Six Shot Studios: Serving Up Killer Graphics on a Silver Platter!