Last night was simply phenomenal. The overwhelming support we got from our local metal scene was an instant reminder of why we started this blog. I’d also like to thank the majority of the crowd for arriving BEFORE the first band started. That never happens, but last night, it did. Nuclear Winter are great young … More The Metal III: WE DON’T SQUID AROUND
*written by Vick Sacha and Dave Jurenovich (from Technical Music Review) I know we’ve been sleeping on the album reviews lately, but this one was a sweet treat that I couldn’t pass up. Augury is another prime example why Montreal, Quebec is the Prog/Tech capital of the western hemisphere. Though it seems as if they’ve … More Album Review: “Illusive Golden Age”, by Augury
When it comes to this band, forget the past. Forget their first album and their first few years on stage. Not to say that they “sucked” or weren’t worth much before, but based on personal experience, this band is a completely different animal now. When I first heard GAWD, I classified them as metalcore almost … More Album Review: Greatness and World Domination (GAWD) – Suicide Contagion
Written by Greg DiPasquale* Judas Priest has not always put out great records. Now, I realize that’s maybe not the best way to start what will ultimately be a praise piece on a band, but it might be the most appropriate. Legacies in music are seldom unblemished, especially ones that span several decades. Chances are, … More Defending the Faith- A Tribute to Judas Priest
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.
Have you supported any local death metal shows in Rochester over the last few years? Do you have a pulse? If you answered yes to both of these questions, odds are, you’ve seen Rick Horton. Rick has been supporting just about every extreme metal band in Western and Upstate New York since first getting involved … More Interview: Rick Horton (The Metallic Onslaught Radio Show)
Birthed right here in the Queen City in the summer of 2015, The Last Reign is a melodic death metal powerhouse that not enough people seem to know about. Their sound is a genuine throwback to the good old days of MDM in Gothenburg, Sweden, catering to fans of the older albums of In Flames, … More THE LAST REIGN: Buffalo Melodic Death