Another adventure down to Henderson, NV on October 13th for the exclusive show with Noble and headliner Sworn In. First band up for the night was a local band playing their first show together, FAULT. At first I thought the mumble rap segment was actually part of their set but soon realized it was just … Continue reading Show In Review: Sworn In, Noble & More
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
They said it couldn't happen again. That's the tag line for the “Twins of Evil” tour with Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson. Though it is a pretty catchy phrase, I’m not sure why anyone would say it. Aside from a small feud between the two back then (and a rough show in Vegas) it seemed … Continue reading Show in Review: Twins of Evil
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! 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
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.
....A whole lot of dick suckin in between..... There is a level of bull shit that a person can take. Since I am not a member of any band or affiliated with any band and am a large supporter of the scene, I'm just going to say what everybody is thinking. When the talent doesn't … Continue reading Opinionated Metalhead: Starts with a D ends with N….
There are a lot of misconceptions about metal heads and what happens at metal shows. So I am here to clear the air with the fragrant joy of my vanilla and patchouli body oil. There are not enough Dwight Meme's to infer how false some of these are. 1. We are Violent and Rude: FALSE…. Let me … Continue reading Opinionated Metalhead: Common Misconceptions (Part 1)