(All photos captured by Leah B. Frink) Untamed Creatures of the night – “Odyssey” is the Darkwave album you have been missing in your gloomy existence. I purchased this album immediately when they announced that it hit the net on their facebook page, and I highly recommend adding it to
Text and Photos: Charles Nickles I am sitting in the backyard of some pleasantly bourgeois Williamsburg establishment sipping something summery and bitter with an inoffensive name. Airdrop, maybe? Doesn’t matter. To my left are two EPs (one from an agency, the other from a production company) and across the
Photos: Nathaniel Shannon On August 4th, the legends of death metal CARCASS stormed the Gramercy Theatre in NYC alongside sludge warriors CROWBAR for a night of audio decimation! Our comrade Nathaniel Shannon was on hand to capture this onslaught, and his pictures definitely do this show justice. Check out a
It’s that time of year again – when you wished you lived in Portugal. Starting Saturday, Amplifest 2016 will take place in the city of Porto. I agree with the the founders when they say that this is not a festival, but an experience. To say that this event is well
It is a concept; a constant need to deconstruct the reality. ‘Cause we’re not happy with it and need to create our own constructions. – Patryca Proniewska, Belgrado. There is something innately primal about Belgrado. While it’s easy to feel nostalgic when taking in this Barcelona-based post-punk outfit, the band
There is going to be a COVENANT III next year, and all I can say is make sure you do whatever you need to do to make it there! The reason why I stress it so much is because this was one of the best fests I have ever attended.
I can’t believe I survived this past month, because June was unreal for underground music in Vancouver! From June 15th-18th, The COVENANT II Fest took place and it was INSANE! Again these awesome humans came together to put on one of the best fests I have been to in a long time.
I survived my first Have a Good Laugh fest that just took place in Vancouver, BC from June 9th – 12th. To say that it was a success would be an understatement, because to me it was a triumph on all levels! The amount of positive energy that surrounded this fest was un-freaking-real.
Hey Euro blackened-everything nerds, get ready to succumb, BLACK TABLE is about to hit your town and bring serious damage to your scene. Don’t miss the NY-based blackened post-hardcore band as it plows through Europe on their imminent Euro tour. Check the dates below, sneak peak a trailer of their upcoming album
Modified Ghost Festival: April 9th at the Rickshaw Theatre The third night of the inaugural Modified Ghost Festival saw what was arguably the most eclectic lineup of the festival, delivering an assortment of acts that ran pretty much across the spectrum as far as metal is concerned. Upon entering the
At long last, the illustrious lineup for this year’s edition of Vancouver’s own feel-good hit-of-the-summer-party, Burger Fest, is announced. Undisputably the heaviest bill in the annual event’s history, in its sixth year Burger Fest takes its mantra of “Burgers, Bands, Beers” to a whole new level of crushing, with more
Pentagram is on tour now with the amazing King Woman and Wax Dolls, and we are stoked to have a pair of tickets to giveaway for their Santa Ana show on May 26th at the Constellation Room! If you want to be one of the lucky ones at this show,