Swami’s Beach | Encinitas, CA

First stop during my first visit to San Diego, CA. Swami’s Beach is the go-to beach in the town of Encinitas, particularly if you’re looking for a chill, hippie-surfer vibe.

We Butter The Bread With Butter (North American Tour) | March 22, 2014

We Butter The Bread With Butter North American Tour 2014 Empire (formerly Jaxx Night Club) Saturday, March 22, 2014 So I first heard of this band at home: I was cleaning, blasting the… Continue reading

2013 in review – always growing :-)

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,500 times in… Continue reading

Finntroll | November 4, 2013

Finntroll, Blackguard, & Metsatoll North American Tour November 4, 2013 at Empire (formerly Jaxx Night Club) at West Springfield, VA The last time I saw Finntroll was in March 2011. Yep, two and… Continue reading

Blackguard | November 4, 2013

Finntroll, Blackguard, & Metsatoll North American Tour November 4, 2013 at Empire (formerly Jaxx Night Club) in West Springfield, VA I hadn’t seen Blackguard since March of this year, so this was a… Continue reading

Leesburg Metal with ACRASSICAUDA | October 6, 2013

Leesburg Metal with Acrassicauda Silence the Blind, Iris Divine, and others + Acrassicauda October 6th @ the Tally Ho Theatre in Leesburg, VA   I have been away from my own blog for… Continue reading

Blackguard Headlining Tour | October 10, 2012

Blackguard Headlining Tour |¬†Blackguard | October 10, 2012 @ Empire, Springfield, VA So on Wednesday night at 7:30pm-ish, I was at work helping out with an event, and I get a weird phone… Continue reading

Kittie Tour 2012 | Blackguard – May 15, 2012

Kittie Tour 2012 Bonded by Blood, The Agonist, Blackguard, & Kittie May 15th, 2012 @ the Soundstage in Baltimore, MD A second round of Blackguard! The drive there was atrocious as expected, but… Continue reading

Kittie Tour 2012 | Blackguard – May 14, 2012

Kittie Tour 2012 Bonded by Blood, The Agonist, Blackguard, & Kittie May 14th, 2012 @ Empire (formerly Jaxx Night Club) in Springfield, VA I don’t know if it’s obvious enough, but I’m a… Continue reading

Kittie Tour 2012 | The Agonist – May 15, 2012

Kittie Tour 2012 Bonded by Blood, The Agonist, Blackguard, & Kittie May 15th, 2012 @ the Soundstage in Baltimore, MD Hell yeah, a second round of The Agonist in Baltimore, where the crowd… Continue reading

Kittie Tour 2012 | The Agonist – May 14, 2012

Kittie Tour 2012 Bonded by Blood, The Agonist, Blackguard, & Kittie May 14th, 2012 @ Empire (formerly Jaxx Night Club) in Springfield, VA Check out The Agonist, an awesome Canadian band that I… Continue reading

Paganfest America Part III | Alestorm – March 29, 2012

Paganfest America Part III Yesterday’s Saints, Deranged Theory, Huntress, Arkona, Alestorm, Turisas!!! March 29, 2012 @ Sonar in Baltimore, MD Alestorm!!! Somehow, I’ve only managed to see them twice (including this time) even… Continue reading

Paganfest America Part III | Turisas – March 29, 2012

Paganfest America Part III Yesterday’s Saints, Deranged Theory, Huntress, Arkona, Alestorm, Turisas!!! March 29, 2012 @ Sonar in Baltimore, MD Somehow I’ve managed to miss all two or three times that Turisas has… Continue reading

Paganfest America Part III | Arkona – March 29, 2012

Paganfest America Part III Yesterday’s Saints, Deranged Theory, Huntress, Arkona, Alestorm, Turisas!!! March 29, 2012 @ Sonar in Baltimore, MD So this is the second time I’ve seen Arkona, within 3.5 months no… Continue reading

Paganfest America Part III | Huntress – March 29, 2012

Paganfest America Part III Yesterday’s Saints, Deranged Theory, Huntress, Arkona, Alestorm, Turisas!!! March 29, 2012 @ Sonar in Baltimore, MD Another first for me for the night-Huntress, hailing from California. Apparently, Jill, the… Continue reading

Paganfest America Part III | Deranged Theory – March 29, 2012

Paganfest America Part III Yesterday’s Saints, Deranged Theory, Huntress, Arkona, Alestorm, Turisas!!! March 29, 2012 @ Sonar in Baltimore, MD Deranged Theory hails from Manassas, VA and they are absolutely LEGIT. I think… Continue reading

Paganfest America Part III | Yesterday’s Saints – March 29, 2012

Paganfest America Part III Yesterday’s Saints, Deranged Theory, Huntress, Arkona, Alestorm, Turisas!!! March 29, 2012 @ Sonar in Baltimore, MD This was my first time checking out Yesterday’s Saints from DC. If you’re… Continue reading

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,300 times in… Continue reading

Korpiklaani | Ukon Wacka North American Tour – December 15, 2011

Ukon Wacka Tour 2011 Forged in Flame, Polkadot Cadaver, Arkona, & Korpiklaani December 15, 2011 @ Jaxx in Springfield, VA Where do I start with this band?!! My buddies got me into Korpiklaani… Continue reading

Arkona | Ukon Wacka North American Tour – December 15, 2011

Ukon Wacka North American Tour 2011 Forged in Flame, Polkadot Cadaver, Arkona, & Korpiklaani December 15, 2011 @ Jaxx in Springfield, VA I’ve been listening to Arkona for about 8 months, so I… Continue reading