Polkadot Cadaver | 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 Wow! They were trippy!! So these guys are relatively local (Baltimore,… Continue reading

Forged In Flame | 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 These guys were very good, though they were a bit out… Continue reading

Symphony X Tour 2011 | Symphony X – May 22, 2011

Pictures from the Symphony X show from their most recent North American Tour (2011) at Jaxx in W. Springfield, VA. This was the last night of the tour, so notice the sword fight onstage towards the end of their set!! And as always, the show was amazing….gotta love Symphony X πŸ™‚

Symphony X Tour 2011 | Powerglove – May 22, 2011

Photos from the Powerglove set at the Symphony X show at Jaxx in Springfield, VA on May 22, 2011. Yay, inflatable swords! πŸ™‚ Not very many considering the lighting was terrible (of course).

Symphony X Tour 2011 | Blackguard – May 22, 2011

Blackguard set at Jaxx in Springfield, VA on May 22, 2011 in support of Powerglove and Symphony X! Paul was unable to perform at this show, but Nick from Powerglove and Chris from Cab Ride Home filled in for an epic show. Enjoy the few (and some blurry) pictures of their set + shenanigans! \m/

Parkapalooza | All Access – May 6, 2011

Check out All Access, a band that mixes punk, metal, and craziness! Hailing from Chantilly, VA, these guys played at Parkapalooza (a.k.a. end-of-the-year-fest) at George Mason University on May 6, 2011. -G.G. \m/

“An Evening with Amon Amarth” North American Tour | Amon Amarth – May 2, 2011

Check out the photos from the Amon Amarth show at Jaxx Night Club in Springfield, VA on May 2, 2011. The tour was the “An Evening with Amon Amarth” North American Tour. Thanks to Liz Ciavarella-Brenner for the photo pass and guest list entry! Let me know what you think of the photos! -G.G. \m/

Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary | April 10, 2011

The girls from the Animal Rights Collective along with a couple of local activists visited the Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary located in Poolesville, Maryland. It is an absolutely gorgeous place to go to!… Continue reading

The Finnish Metal Tour 2011 | Finntroll-March 2011

Once again, Finntroll! πŸ™‚ Last time I saw them was last year, so it was great seeing them live again. Last time I wasn’t allowed to bring in my Nikon, though, because that’s… Continue reading

The Finnish Metal Tour 2011 | Ensiferum-March 2011

I FINALLY get to see Ensiferum from Finland :D. Last year when they were touring around this area, I had swine flu 😦 so I couldn’t go. Anyway, I’ve been waiting for them… Continue reading

The Finnish Metal Tour 2011 | Barren Earth-March 2011

BARREN EARTH!! To put it simply, this is a Finnish supergroup consisting of members from amazing bands: Amorphis, Moonsorrow, Swallow the Sun, and Kreator! I’ve been waiting for these guys to come to… Continue reading

2010 in review :D | Thank you, everyone!

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meterβ„’ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing… Continue reading

Loculus ‘Sinew’ EP Release | Loculus- November 20, 2010

Check out Loculus, a badass local band. They are relatively new, I would say, but they’ve gotten a great reception in the local scene, especially with their nifty merch and EP!! Everyone attending… Continue reading

Loculus ‘Sinew’ EP Release | Apothys- November 20, 2010

Another round of Apothys! \m/ This time, they played alongside Loculus, another of my favorite local bands (and buddies.) You HAVE to check out their stuff; they have an EP out called Advent:… Continue reading

Design Your Universe Tour | Epica- November 16, 2010

Epica!! This was my fourth time seeing them live at Jaxx, but it was the first time I took NICE pictures! I have an old batch that I will eventually post from the… Continue reading

Design Your Universe Tour | Scar Symmetry- November 16, 2010

Scar Symmetry-check these guys out on their official website, Myspace, and Facebook. I started listening to them when they had one vocalist (notice that, indeed, there are now two-just in case you didn’t… Continue reading

Design Your Universe Tour | Blackguard- November 16, 2010

Once again, I bring you more Blackguard pictures (and just a month apart!) If you haven’t already, please check them out on their Myspace page and their Facebook page. They were formerly with… Continue reading

The Obsidian Conspiracy Tour | Nevermore- October 15, 2010

NEVERMORE!!! I love these guys-you all should definitely check out all of their albums! I had been waiting for a long time to see them live (I missed them last time they were… Continue reading

The Obsidian Conspiracy | Warbringer- October 15, 2010

WARBRINGER=THRASH EPICNESS!!!Check these guys our on their Myspace page. They’re absolutely brutal-my ribs got annihilated! XD Thanks to Kohn Kevill for the photo permission πŸ™‚ Regarding photography: great lighting! These are pretty decent,… Continue reading

The Obsidian Conspiracy Tour | Hatesphere-October 15, 2010

Check out these guys from Denmark on their official site or Myspace page! They were so nice to everyone afterwards, too. Regarding photography, they had very little light during their set, so these… Continue reading