The boys from Vatican Falling took a break from their docking style circle jerking at practice to chat with me. Death Metal for Harambe activist Dustin and the lovely Adam Ray demonstrated their circle jerk methodology with some carrots before we got down to business. In this 5-some of dudes you have some amazing guitar … Continue reading Las Vegas Metal: Famine…the Hunger for the Pit
Another trip down to Eagles Aerie Hall for an all ages metaltastic show. This time I took my girlfriend along with me to pop her Metal Show / Local Band Show cherry. Have no fear I made it totally worth it for her. We were, of course, fashionably a smidge late. Taking someone to their first metal … Continue reading Show in Review: Silence Speaks, Oscillation, Vatican Falling , Mynas AND Machine Head!!!!
I might make some enemies with this, but I feel the need to speak out for my scene. I'm not a musician. I have an endless amount of admiration for anyone who can pick up a guitar and spend the hours, days and years that it takes to continually work towards the perfect song and … Continue reading Opinionated Metalhead: Shit Talking in the Local Scene- a Band Eat Band World
I made another grand adventure over to The Dive Bar to support my pals in the local band Astoria on February 17th, 2018. With every show you attend there are always the bands you come to see, the bands you've never heard of but totally end up digging, bands not quite your style and the bands … Continue reading Show in Review: Astoria, Project Redline, Black Light District, The Crowned & FLAW
I'm often asked why metal? Why hard rock? Why punk? Do you listen to other genres of music? And then I am told that I should be open to all types of music. This just happened to me again. This time at a nail salon I visit to buff out the scuff marks on my nail … Continue reading Opinionated Metalhead: Explaining Metal to the Un-Enlightened
80's and 90's hair metal bands were notorious for the number of groupies they collectively had. The scantily clad women with masks of make-up for war paint going into battle to catch the eyes of rock-stars. Attention hungry fame starved wanna be models and actresses willing to do anything to catch and maintain their own temporary … Continue reading Opinionated Metalhead: The Age of the Groupie…..is DEAD
Feature Piece on new local metal band Silence Speaks
Feature piece with local underground metal band Mynas
If you have never been in a pit you may be unaware of the etiquette that the classy punks and metal-heads live by when entering the wall of death. When simultaneously raging and circling the pit there are a few common sense things to keep in mind.
The Dive Bar is an adventurous place to catch some great live music. Known more for being a "biker bar"; This not so hidden gem is one of the best small venues in town to see a good punk or metal show without the usually barring from moshing. They don't really close down. Which is a … Continue reading Las Vegas Metal: First Night @ The Dive Bar…Bruises for Days