Your “Obligations” as a Patron and/or Musician of “The Scene”

Something’s been on my mind as of late. I mean, this comes up all the time, so it’s not new ground to be covered by any means, but anyways, here’s what I’m thinking: Q: As promoters, club owners or musicians, is there really any merit to making patrons (showgoers) feel obligated to stay for every … More Your “Obligations” as a Patron and/or Musician of “The Scene”

Album Review: Unparalleled Universe, by ORIGIN

I have been in possession of the almighty Origin‘s newest full length, Unparalleled Universe, for about a little over two weeks now.  I have been waiting for this album since before they announced that their touring cycle for Omnipresent had come out.  And I can honestly say that I have listened to it so much that … More Album Review: Unparalleled Universe, by ORIGIN

Musings from the Door Guy Pt. 3: Is This Really Happening?

*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?

Album Review: Hellcannon- Return to the Wasteland

Buffalo’s death/thrash metal saviors, Hellcannon, are back with a brand new full length album, released this week on their own label, Vile Records. This might just be their strongest and most consistently badass musical effort to date, so if you like your death metal with a huge helping of thrash and zero bullshit, take a … More Album Review: Hellcannon- Return to the Wasteland