live show reviews
Tearing Across North America in Support of “Fear Inoculum,” Tool Wins Hearts of Diehard Fa…
We caught the Tool tour in Chicago on Sunday night, an unforgettable stadium-size progressive rock experience.
Oranssi Pazuzu Now Touring the US, Soaking Crowds in a Kaleidoscope of Blackened Psychedel…
We caught the first stop of Oranssi Pazuzu's US tour in Chicago last Thursday. Mother of all that is holy, this band fucking rocks. Full report and show photos inside.
Amon Amarth, At The Gates, and Arch Enemy Sailed Into the Riviera (Live Report + Photos)
"A golden, horned helm which turns into a Viking longship? Be still my beating heart."
Warbringer and Enforcer Thrash the Fillmore in Philadelphia (Live Report)
These two heavyweights combine forces to stir up crowds on their latest (and extensive) tour -- we caught the Philly set on Tuesday, and here's what we found out.
Lingua Ignota’s Musical Performance is Sheer Performance Art (Philly Live Report)
We caught the Lingua Ignota show in Philadelphia on Tuesday -- project mastermind Kristin Hayter follows few (if any) conventions in her esoteric and moving performance.
Cerebral Rot and Fetid Ravaged Denver with Death Metal on Friday the 13th
We hit up the Friday the 13th Hi-Dive show featuring Cerebral Rot and Fetid -- the night was stunning and perfect for this brand of old-school death metal mastery. Here's our report.
Live Report: Crypt Sermon, Eternal Champion, Sanhedrin Kicked Out of PhilaMOCA, Immediatel…
The Philly doomsters tried to throw a record release party. Cops shut it down. But the musicians and crowd hauled ass and moved elsewhere. Try to stop metal? Hah!
Live Report: False, Dumal, and Sonja @ Kung Fu Necktie (Philly)
Last Friday ripped us to shreds: the big riffs of Sonja, the sawing rawness of Dumal, and the outright savagery of False whose latest album made waves.
Live Report: Eneferens, Gates to the Morning, Windfaerer, and Frost Giant in Philly
The Tusk in Philly was alive last Friday with a slew of emotive, proggy goodness before one-man black metal act Eneferens took the stage -- photos and album streams inside.
Live Report: Primitive Man, Big|Brave, Elizabeth Colour Wheel in Philly
An eclectic lineup of everlasting artists graced Johnny Brenda's in Philadelphia on Saturday, from the almighty hammer of Primitive Man to the emotional onslaught of Big|Brave (photos inside).