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Photographer: Teddie Taylor Site: teddietaylor.com Based in: NOLA ONE Chelsea Wolfe + band in Atlanta, GA     I had conveniently run into Chelsea and Ben in the French Quarter in New Orleans in 2015 and ended up shooting my very first attempt at a “band portrait” after the show that night. It

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Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran   The final day started with a frantic run-around after misreading the schedule, which inevitably resulted in my missing mainstage openers Windhand, much to my chagrin.  I did manage to catch Zeal & Ardor, however.  A six-piece band who justified their considerable buzz with a

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Text & Photos Bobby Cochran Nothing gets one in the spirit of a full day of live heavy music like the death-spiral durges of Richmond VA’s Cough, who opened Saturday’s festivities in the main room at The Joint.  Today’s main room lineup was pretty staggering, with NWOBHM vets Diamond Head, Scandinavian folk/black

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Before loading into her Tolkien-elf longship and making the trip home to the undying lands of Valinor (see: Europe), Danish enchantress Myrkur deigned to grace the lowly inhabitants of NYC with a few intimate performances, including a headlining show on August 17 at the Brooklyn home of excellent heavy music,

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Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran In its second year running, Psycho Las Vegas has become THE premiere metal gathering in the United States, drawing worldwide performers and fans alike. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a surprisingly ideal venue for this jam-packed, expertly-curated festival, with three different sized venues

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The last date of The Friendship Tour was a holy event. Quite literally, Cloud Rat, Moloch, False and Thou played beneath the stained glass of the New Orleans First Unitarian Church. Cloud Rat’s vocalist Madison said she wouldn’t want to tour with anyone else – “except maybe Kate Bush.” Inside jokes

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