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! FEBRUARY 2018 February 23, 2018- … More Comin’ In Hot! (Weekly Show Announcements)
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 … More Alien Host: A New Event Promoter in Buffalo
Hailing from Vancouver, BC, CA, Wormwitch are about to unleash themselves upon the nation via the 2017 Nightbringers North American Tour. The 2nd night of the tour is in Rochester, NY at The Montage Music Hall on Friday October 6, 2017 and also features The Black Dahlia Murder, Suffocation, Necrot, Decrepit Birth and Exhumed (11/1-11/6). … More Who You’re Not Listening To: Wormwitch
Starting Wednesday September 27, Lindsay Leyland (Pollock) is doing weekly shows at Rockin’ Buffalo Saloon. Every Wednesday, Lindsay will be having 3 bands perform. Metal is preferred, but all genres are welcome. The shows will run from 7:30pm- 10:30pm and the cover charge will be $7. Up first on September 27, is a punk rock … More Wednesday Nights at Rockin’ Buffalo!
Two shows very near and dear to my heart are taking place this weekend. On Friday, May 5, I’m celebrating The Last Reign‘s post tour homecoming show at Mohawk Place. We just completed our first trip out, a 9 day run that took us from Cleveland, to Chicago, to Wyandotte (MI), to Pittsburgh, to Greensboro, … More This Weekend in Buffalo Metal
David Karczewski from Gazing Rabbit Productions is bringing yet another show to Buffalo you never thought you’d see. All the way from Eskilstuna, Sweden, comes Pain of Salvation; a progressive rock/metal outfit, notorious for concept albums, syncopation, polyrhythms, abrupt contrast/transitions and an incredible vocal range. The band is fronted by Daniel Gildenlow (songwriter, lyricist, vocalist, … More Show Preview: Pain of Salvation at Buffalo Iron Works
This list is far from complete, but I think stretching it out is important. I’d like the impending onslaught of local metal releases for 2017 to feel as overwhelming as possible. We’ve got 5 (technically 6) more to talk about in this article: Pollock– Hallowed: The Absence of Light (the first of three EPs) It’s been a … More More Upcoming Metal in 2017