*Written by Brian Pattison and Don of the Dead *Edited by Mike Marlinski *Introduction by Mike Marlinski It’s been almost a year since the passing of Jim Konya. Since then, Brian Pattison’s tribute article for Jim continues to be the most viewed article in our blog’s short history, with over 3,500 views and climbing. That … More Interview: Don of the Dead (Nunslaughter)
*Written by Mike Deitzman *I don’t know who took all these pictures. Find the post and tag yourselves. The greatest day of my life was marrying my wife. There’s no need to go into more detail, for obvious personal reasons. That’s the greatest day ever for me. The 2nd greatest day of my life happened … More For Dale: The Aftermath
Vick and I got together and talked about some categories and those best suited to win them. There are no nominees. There is no voting. There is only…this: Here are the winners (that’s right, plural), for BEST HAIR in the Buffalo/Rochester metal scene for 2016: Moving on, here are your winners for CUTEST BOY AND CUTEST GIRL IN THE … More The 2016 Metal Awards!
Going back to the early 2000s, I think the first SOA show of any significance was with All Out War at Xtreme Wheelz or something, maybe I’m wrong. But anyways, since the early demo days, Sons of Azrael was a force to be reckoned with on the Buffalo metal scene and an act you just … More Flashback: Sons of Azrael- The Conjuration of Vengeance
Photos by Norman and Thuy Murray If you’ve ever said a bad word about Eareckson Murray, you probably have a severe mental defect you aren’t aware of that you should definitely get checked out by a professional. The same can be said about his wonderful parents, Norman and Thuy Murray, who for the second year in … More All Hail the Murray Family!
3 years ago today, the Buffalo music scene lost a great guitar player, vocalist and most importantly, friend to all who knew him. Rob Rupert was kind of eccentric, while kind of quiet and detached at the same time. But more than anything, I’d call him unpredictable, which was my absolute favorite thing about him. … More Extra Bleu Cheese: The Legacy of Rob Rupert
Written by, Mike Deitzman Hey guys. I know I talk a lot of shit, and bust your balls, whether you’re a band, or even just a fan. This, well, this is different. I want to open up the doors so to speak and let you in on some serious shit. My favorite era of doing … More For Dale