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! OCTOBER 2018 October 20, 2018 … More Comin’ In Hot! (Weekly Show Announcements)
Photos by Meredith Snow* We’re chatting with Drew Celestino from The Long Cold Dark once again! It’s been 10 years since this band hit the scene and during that time, I’ve seen them at just about every Buffalo metal friendly venue that either used to be or is currently available. Drew, how does it feel … More Interview: 10 Years of The Long Cold Dark
This year, the stage is set at Mohawk Place once again for the 2nd annual Buffalo Metal Fest. As has been done in the past, the production of this event is a joint effort between Chad Grant from Mass Casualty and Jeff Standish from Coming of Rage Productions. Last year, the goal was 12 bands. … More On Buffalo Metal Festival 2018
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
I’m sure you all think I am off my kilter about this one single show. And I’m sure I am. But my head is going to explode if I don’t get this out of my system. I was initially going to apologize for my past and future posts about the Inanimate Existence/ The Last of … More But Seriously…
This will be our first article in 3 weeks. Aside from “Vick’s Picks” and the occasional post about upcoming shows, we’ve been letting the zine get pretty stagnant. That being said, here’s a quick update on everything that’s been going on with the folks at The Metal this month. My band, Aspired Infliction had 2 … More We’ve Been Quiet Lately. Here’s Why.
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