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Photos by Charles Nickles The third installment of Shadow Woods Metal Fest, aka sleepaway camp for metal heads, is in the books. You know what it is. Unfortunately for you, me, planet earth et al., what I didn’t realize when I wrote that outstanding preview piece was that this year’s installment

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Photos by Charles Nickles The third installment of Shadow Woods Metal Fest, aka sleepaway camp for metal heads, is in the books. You know what it is. Unfortunately for you, me, planet earth et al., what I didn’t realize when I wrote that outstanding preview piece was that this year’s installment

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Photos by Charles Nickles The third installment of Shadow Woods Metal Fest, aka sleepaway camp for metal heads, is in the books. You know what it is. Unfortunately for you, me, planet earth et al., what I didn’t realize when I wrote that outstanding preview piece was that this year’s installment was destined to become

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Photos: Wayne Ballard Desert Dweller Fest’s introductory year was a helluva of a weekend. The first day was stuffed to bursting with youth crew glory, old school fury, brutal chuggery and even a scaled back, emotive set from Runaround. Day two was a different monster entirely, with some of Arizona’s heaviest

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Photos: Pablo Vigueras If you haven’t been paying attention to Arizona hardcore, then you’re fuckin’ up. That’s putting a not too fine a point on it, either. Over the last few years, bands from across the Grand Canyon state have been cropping up triumphant like a Saguaro cactus on a barren

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Two Soirees With Baptists, Erosion and Regress, with support from Vaults and Begrime Exemious September 1st & 2nd, 2017 at The Cobalt (Vancouver) & Logan’s Pub (Victoria) Despite the geographical proximity, getting between Vancouver and Victoria is a massive pain in the ass. Between the driving to, and getting on, the

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