Photos: Milton Stille Russian Circles with King Woman April 2nd, 2018 – The Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver, BC In all the years we’ve been covering Russian Circles and King Woman, I’ve only been able to admire them from afar. It was a thrill to find out that these two bands
February 14th, 2018 – The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC I finally got to see Eyehategod. I finally got to see Eyehategod. Seriously, words can’t afford to convey how momentous this was to me. Undisputed pioneers of sludge, they’ve shaped most of contemporary music that I appreciate subtly if not overtly.
Converge/Sumac/Cult Leader – January 19th, 2018 The Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, BC First off, let’s take a moment to admire how stacked this bill is, shall we? Any of these bands by themselves would be a fair reason to reconsider what plans you had, but together? You’d have to be an
Sect, with Putrid Brew and WTCHDR – November 26th, 2017 333, Vancouver, BC Unfortunately, I was catastrophically hungover and missed opener Drown In Ashes, but thankfully WTCHDR were on hand to deliver a blistering set that had me feeling like I’d rejoined the ranks of the living. For a band
October 8th, 2017 – Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver BC Pioneers of extreme noise metal Endon opened the night with a punishingly intense and captivating set. I can’t quite put my finger on exactly what it is that makes these guys so engaging, all I know is it’s really hard to look away
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