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
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….
Overview of some bands that have played on the small and large stages here in Las Vegas in the month of March https://open.spotify.com/embed/user/acwiklinski/playlist/590p87RCWnPAqmlWfpkMJL Silence Speaks: Mad Dog (to learn more about this band click here) Dirt Halo: Rebel (not available on Spotify but check them out on YouTube ) Vatican Falling: Masquerade (to learn more about … Continue reading Playlist of the Week: March In Review
Vegas Rock Revolution's John Gist put together another shredtastic line up with Vile Child, Rust Rebellion & Void Vator at Count's Vamp'd on March 8th, 2018. I missed the set for Vile Child but those guys are thrash-tastic from what I've heard of them. I must say that Count's Vamp'd has some of the best … Continue reading Show in Review: Void Vator & Rust Rebellion
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
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
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