Savage Annie sitting down with Garrett Bower and Jimmy Durish from L.A. based band Fallen Suns. Most recently having played in Vegas at Count's Vamp'd on May 26th. They headlined a killer show with Vegas locals Tyrants by Night and Nebula X thanks to Vegas Rock Revolution. Vocalist Gus embodies Chris Cornell's spirit with his own … Continue reading Las Vegas Metal: Fallen Suns (from L.A.)
For those who visit Vegas as tourist, your plans more than likely consist of burning through a small fortune on slot machines, card tables, strip clubs, and probably catching a show or two. Having been a Vegas local for a while now, you just know this shit. Buddies come into town, crash on your couch, … Continue reading Into The Pit’s: Top 5 Vegas Venues for Metal
Pit Nation! Bringing you some new music courtesy of picks from L.A. band Fallen Suns who I had an opportunity to sit down with on August 8th. Following my interview with them (video pending) I asked them for some music to add to the playlist of the week. The insisted on plugging fellow local artists … Continue reading Playlist of the Week:Jamming with Fallen Suns
Video Transcript (editing in progress- for those that felt it was written in crayon between bong hits) Hey Pit Nation! This is Savage Annie having some Americone Dream, (because I'm living it) with yet another Opinionated Metal-head. You know those venues that aren’t really venues but think it's a good idea to book a … Continue reading Opinionated Metalhead: Cowabunga Bay Didn’t Come to Slay
Let’s be real.. If anyone know’s Annie like I do, when her mind is made up, good luck trying to convince that chick of anything otherwise. When she created “Into The Pit with Annie”, it was very clear to me that this was going to be a thing no matter what. My journey with … Continue reading New Writer Alert: Emeri Devante has been thrown “Into The Pit”
Pit Nation! Devante & Ski (your's truly) sat down with the gents from Never Ending Last Words to talk shop. This is the first ever audio interview with a band for Into the Pit with Annie. Fair warning the audio isn't the best due to poor planning on my part but some good shit non-the-less. … Continue reading Las Vegas Metal: Never Ending Last Words
Ohhhhhhh how the metal gods shine down upon thee with Death and Destruction. Savage Annie bringing you 20 songs of Death and Destruction to help you get that metal fix and find some new music. https://open.spotify.com/embed/user/acwiklinski/playlist/16YbtMfFcntyxnZ6lUzoxc After The Burial: Lost In The Static Veil of Maya: Mikasa Born of Osiris: Machine Wage War: Stitch August … Continue reading Playlist of the Week: Death & Destruction
Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers have officially written their first Las Vegas show in the history books. Annie and I were right honored to be in the center of the musical shenanigans. All I’ve got left to say is, “You had to be there”. To miss a “first time” for anything is a heartbreak, especially … Continue reading The “In Case You Missed it” Playlist is live! Experience Hobo Johnson’s first show, “in case you missed it”.
Intro for Context There’s one thing in particular to love about the current state of today’s music industry. Say what you want about the quality of songs being created and say what you will about the messages behind the content being distributed. Hand’s down the best component of the music industry today is being front … Continue reading Show in Review: Hobo Johnson and The Lovemakers pack out the HardRock their first time in Vegas.
My first couple of post for “Into The Pit with Annie” have had a great response! Honestly though, it was a little daunting writing for a punk/metal blog for the first time. Considering the fact there’s a plethora of punk/metal music out there, the thought of covering it was a little intimidating. Luckily, Annie’s got … Continue reading Playlist of the Week: Thrown In The Pit Playlist – Emeri Devante
It’s safe to cross my first event with Annie off the check list. Annie and I have only had a few experiences hanging out together pre “Into The Pit”. Most of those consisted of after work drinks at the bar, a stones throw away form our employer at the time. Those were good memories together, … Continue reading Show in Review: Wrestle to the Metal