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Author: Annie

AKA Savage Annie or SKI Day Jobber, Metal Enthusiast, Social Butterfly, All Around BadAss, need I say more....

Show In Review: Amon Amarth Goes Berserk at HoB Las Vegas

Pre-Show Shenanigans  I could not contain my excitement while I was at my office. I was ecstatic to be meeting Amon Amarth in a mere matter of hours. My focus on other things was there but the 1.5 liter drinking horn I had purchased specifically for them to sign was sitting on my desk staring...

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Show In Review: Hard Rock On The Strip IN FLAMES

PRE-SHOW SHENANIGANS It was day 8 of recovering from an office plague that was a cold turned a lovely case of bronchitis. I wrapped up working from my couch playing boss lady for my day job with barely any voice left to spare before freshening up. I knew full well that this would be a...

Announcement: DEPULSED – Corrupting The West 2020 U.S. TOUR

ATTENTION PIT NATION!!!!! Thanks to Precision Metal Booking our much loved local Brutal Death Metal boys DEPULSED are hitting the road this January for a 14 date tour.  They will be sharing the stage with Internal Bleeding (Long Island, New York) , Embryonic Devourment (Willits, CA) and Logistic Slaughter (Livermore, CA). This slamtastic adventure will kick off on...

Album in Review : Blood Red Throne – Fit To Kill

Who is Blood Red Throne?  Blood Red Throne has been part of the Norwegian Death Metal scene for over 20 years. This is their 9th full length album to date. Their last album drop was in 2016 with Union of Flesh and Machine  They have become a well known staple in the death metal community...

Show in Review: Kobra and The Lotus

Pre-Show Shenanigans While everyone else was at Black Veil Brides I wanted to show my support for the local bands and see Kobra & The Lotus at least one more time. Before the show it was work work work work work (yeah …get that Rhianna song stuck in your head…or whoever sings it). I went...

Show In Review: Despised Icon Invades Fremont Street

Pre-Show Shenanigans After a night of girly face masks , care bear onsies and horror flicks in a cabin up in Big Bear, CA, I ventured back into Vegas with enough time to spruce myself up and change before venturing out to the venue. Upon arrival I parked Ernest in my usual lot behind the...

Album In Review: Carnal Abhorrence – Gormandizing Rupture

Band: Carnal Abhorrence Album: Gormandizing Rupture # of Songs: 7 Released: July 30th, 2019 Genre: Brutal Death Metal Label: Realityfade Records Mixing/ Mastering : Tsuntsun Productions Members: Nick Loria – Vocals Vlad Carnage – Guitars AJ Lucas – Drums My first time hearing of this band was from the vocalist hitting me up after Chicago Domination Fest to...

Album in Review: Killswitch Engage – Atonement

Band: Killswitch Engage From: Massachusetts Album: Atonement # of Songs: 11 (wished there were more) Singles: 3 Released: June 25th, 2019 Genre: Metal Members: Jesse Leach – lead vocals Adam Dutkiewicz – guitar, backing vocals Joel Stroetzel – guitar, backing vocals Mike D’Antonio – bass guitar Justin Foley – drums First Things First Let’s get this out of the way;...

Show in Review: The Black Dahlia Murdered FCC

Pre-show Shenanigans My morning started with breakfast at Egg Works before heading across town to my favorite used book store (Dragon Castle Books) to pick up some Tolkein and Classic Literature gems. I can’t be allowed alone in book stores because I will buy so many books its not even funny. I left with a...

Show In Review: GOJIRA takes over HoB Las Vegas

No pre-show shenanigans this time around… The Venue Much like the Static X show a few days before I got to the House of Blues early to stand in line with the masses. I spotted a person I knew from a local band and chatted him up while we waited for them to allow people...