Show In Review: Amorphis, Dark Tranquillity, Moonspell, Omnium Gatherum

September 27th I took a break from quarter end at my day job to go see one of my favorite melodic death metal bands play at House of Blues. This show was particularly  important for me to attend for two of reasons. One, I really love Dark Tranquility, and two, the last time I saw … Continue reading Show In Review: Amorphis, Dark Tranquillity, Moonspell, Omnium Gatherum

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Show In Review: Slayer Farewell Tour 2018 (Part 2)

Welcome back....my finger tips and eyeballs needed a little breather before continuing on. And so this raging review continues with Anthrax.  Yesssssssssssssssssssssssss! One of the bands that transformed the thrash metal world by bringing us albums like Spreading the Disease, State of Euphoria,  Among the Living  and Sound of White Noise. I highly recommend checking out one of … Continue reading Show In Review: Slayer Farewell Tour 2018 (Part 2)

Playlist of the Week: Into the Pit’s Melodic Death Metal Mix

MMMMMMMMMMMMMMelodic DEATH METTTTTTTALLLLLLLLLLLLLL Because it's what you should be listening to ....let's get ready to RAGE! https://open.spotify.com/embed/user/acwiklinski/playlist/5cHR97egN0G1LlD7HZ5MdX Red Raven Down: Ashes Be’lakor: Tre’aste Sonic Syndicate: History Repeats Itself Soilwork: This Momentary Bliss Pain Confessor: Grief Arkan: Origins Before the Dawn: Monsters Destinity: Can’t Stand the Sight Rain of Acid: Unchained Septicflesh: Martyr Skyfire: Realm Of … Continue reading Playlist of the Week: Into the Pit’s Melodic Death Metal Mix

Playlist Of The Week: Thrashing With Larry Part 2

Bringing back this badassery with an extra 8 songs to add to your shreddtastic experience. Play List 02/05/2018-02/11/2018: Thrashing with Larry https://open.spotify.com/embed/user/acwiklinski/playlist/2mE9astt04sgEVnzjDRaPV Slayer: Repentless Sepultura.: Beneath the Remains Machine Head: Halo Lamb of God: Red Neck Gwar: Sick of You Meshuggah: Future Breed Machine Death: Open Casket White Chapel: The Saw Is the Law Suicide … Continue reading Playlist Of The Week: Thrashing With Larry Part 2

Playlist of the Week: Here’s Your F***ing CAKE Patrick!!!

This playlist is was originally made for someone who came and went in my life. He isn't a big metal or hard-rock fan. If you didn't get it already, clearly this person is a fan of the band Cake. Don't worry,  I don't plan to make playlists for ALL the men that come in and out of my … Continue reading Playlist of the Week: Here’s Your F***ing CAKE Patrick!!!

Opinionated Metalhead: Photographers vs. Fans …the battle of the small venue stage

As a fan when you are going to see live music at a venue with a stage and you pay for tickets, you expect that experience to go without being pushed back by a barrage of photographers. There are some venues where there is a photo pit. For those venues this is generally a non-issue. … Continue reading Opinionated Metalhead: Photographers vs. Fans …the battle of the small venue stage

Las Vegas Metal: Famine…the Hunger for the Pit

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

Opinionated Metalhead: The Age of the Groupie…..is DEAD…Or at least I wish it was…

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…Or at least I wish it was…