Overview: With their 2nd studio album completed, the #IntoThePitUniverse and Deathcore fans alike can truly appreciate the latest record from the progressive metal band, Vatican Falling. “Conquest”, their newest release has surfaced and established V.F. as more than a “One Trick Pony”. The Las Vegas based metal group has spent the better part of the … Continue reading Album Review: Vatican Falling | Conquest
Overview: It’s seems we’ve been provided another debut album to throw #IntoThePitWithAnnie. As Annie’s trusted right hand, let’s joyride down this album review together and welcome some first-timers to the #IntoThePitUniverse. Deep Underground, hailing from Alajuela, Costa Rica has begun to capture a growing bilingual fanbase, as well as become fluent in a progressive, metalcore … Continue reading Album Review: Deep Underground | Relapse
Overview: With their debut album released ** just under a week ago**, BELOW 7, the Tennessee based modern rock quintet has officially crashed into the spotlight with their first original project. Distributed through Pavement Entertainment who boasts over a half a decade of label and distribution experience, the Crashing Down LP is the former cover … Continue reading Album Review: BELOW 7 | Crashing Down
Overview: The seasoned rock group, Tantric is at it again with another bonafide release that long time fans and newer fans can seamlessly stick their teeth into. Spearheaded by lead vocalist, Hugo Ferreira, Tantric’s latest record, “Mercury Retrograde” is exactly what you'd expect from a group with close to two decades of hard rock experience. … Continue reading Album Review: Tantric | Mercury Retrograde
Overview: The gaming composer and production virtuoso, Vetivs (Veh-tee-us) has created another project that music lovers and gamers alike can fully immerse themselves into. The first “Metal Reimagining” collection takes popular game scores and twists them into an alternate reality created for the raging fans of heavy metal. Bouncing from a Disney lover’s wet dream … Continue reading Album Review: Vetivs | Metal Reimagining: Inspiration, Vol 1
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
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