The Obsidian Conspiracy Tour | Apothys-October 15, 2010

APOTHYS!! These guys are one of the best local bands I know; they’re absolutely brutal. Check them out on their official site, Myspace, and Facebook. These guys play all over Northern Virginia and… Continue reading

The Obsidian Conspiracy Tour | Cab Ride Home-October 15, 2010

Check out this local band on their Myspace page or their Facebook page! They play at Jaxx all the time, they’re well-received, and they’re pretty cool about pictures, etc. Great guys to talk… Continue reading

The Obsidian Conspiracy Tour | Blackguard-October 15,2010

These Canadian guys are awesome! I’ve seen them several times and they never fail to deliver (and they’ll be back in May with Symphony X, Nevermore, and Powerglove!!) Oh yeah, and I’ll be… Continue reading

New Night Over North America Tour | Katatonia- October 7, 2010

Katatonia is a Swedish death/doom metal band-check them out on their website and their Myspace page. The show was amazing, though I wasn’t too familiar with Katatonia’s work before. Notice that some pictures… Continue reading

New Night Over North America Tour 2010 | Orphaned Land-October 7, 2010

I’d been waiting to see Orphaned Land for long time; they were the main reason I went to this show. I absolutely recommend that you check out their unique sound hailing from Israel… Continue reading

New Night Over North America Tour 2010 | Swallow the Sun-October 7, 2010

Swallow the Sun once again! Last time I saw them it was with Moonsorrow and Finntroll back in March (or was it February?) My friend Ethan and I were hanging out with the… Continue reading

Vodka Revolution Tour | Týr-January 16, 2010

My friends(our clan!) got me into Týr in late 2009-right before this show. I am a HUGE fan of viking/Scandinavian metal, so Týr was right up my alley. I absolutely love the Faeroese… Continue reading

Vodka Revolution Tour | Swashbuckle-January 16, 2010

I had heard of Swashbuckle several years ago through Myspace. I kind of forgot about them for a few years and then they played a few shows in Jaxx that I went to.… Continue reading

Vodka Revolution Tour | White Wizzard-January 16, 2010

This was the first time I ever heard of White Wizzard. They were awesome!! (And the vocalist looks like Dio) How would I describe them? Hmm….they’re heavy and they’re melodic. I think if… Continue reading

Evangelia Amerika Tour | Behemoth-January 8, 2010

Heck yes-Behemoth. As their name suggests, these guys are metal giants. I had been waiting to see them live for several months before January 2010 arrived, so when I saw them listed on… Continue reading

Heathenfest | Eluveitie-November 12, 2009

I am a HUGE Eluveitie fan!!! This show was amazing-I can’t wait for them to come back. Check out their awesomeness on the official site or their Myspace page. I admire their musicianship;… Continue reading

Summer Slaughter Tour 2010 | Decapitated-July 30, 2010

Heck yes-Decapitated! Almost every metalhead I’ve met knows Decapitated, but if you don’t, check them out on their Myspace page or their official site (which are very sexy-I love the aesthetics.) After some… Continue reading

Summer Slaughter Tour 2010 | The Faceless-July 30, 2010

Check these guys out on their Myspace page! They’re a deathcore band from Encino, CA…and they played one of the heaviest sets of the night. I know a lot of my friends are… Continue reading

Summer Slaughter Tour 2010 | All Shall Perish- July 30, 2010

All Shall Perish are a deathcore band from Oakland, CA. They definitely played one of the strongest sets of the show. Check out their official website for more info, and/or their Myspace page… Continue reading

Summer Slaughter Tour 2010 | The Red Chord-July 30, 2010

I first heard of The Red Chord back in 2005 when I lived in Rhode Island and the guys were doing an in-store signing event in Attleboro, MA (about a 15 minute drive… Continue reading

Summer Slaughter Tour 2010 | Veil of Maya-July 30, 2010

Veil of Maya are one of the most popular bands out there right now. Second time seeing them live-check them out on their Myspace page. I absolutely love the name-it can be attributed… Continue reading

Summer Slaughter Tour 2010 | Cephalic Carnage-July 30, 2010

I got into Cephalic Carnage fairly recently thanks to my friend Sam who gave me the album Anomalies. Normally, I’m not too crazy about grindcore/technical stuff, but these guys put on a great… Continue reading

Summer Slaughter Tour 2010 | Decrepit Birth-July 30, 2010

This was my second time seeing Decrepit Birth-always such a pleasure! Check these guys out on their Myspace page if you’re not too familiar with them. They are a death metal band hailing… Continue reading

Summer Slaughter Tour 2010 | Carnifex-July 30, 2010

I had only heard maybe 3 songs from Carnifex (deathcore band from San Diego, CA) before Summer Slaughter 2010. Considering they’ve only been around for 5 years, that’s not that bad; it’s great… Continue reading

Panic Over North America Tour | Soilwork-July 14th, 2010

I hadn’t seen Soilwork since Ozzfest 2005, and although that was an amazing show, another dose of these Swedes was due. Most metalheads have heard of them, but to the newcomers and the… Continue reading