Album Review: Tantric | Mercury Retrograde

Overview: The seasoned rock group, Tantric is at it again with another bonafide release that long time fans and newer fans can seamlessly stick their teeth into. Spearheaded by lead vocalist, Hugo Ferreira, Tantric’s latest record, “Mercury Retrograde” is exactly what you'd expect from a group with close to two decades of hard rock experience. … Continue reading Album Review: Tantric | Mercury Retrograde

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Las Vegas Metal: Oppressor God (Kingman, AZ)

Oppressor God and independent Brutal Death Metal powerhouse from Kingman, AZ. They recently played Metal for the Masses on 8/25 with I, Pariah, Through the Earth & Shriven at the Black Bridge Brewery and the Brutal Annihilation Tour with Animus ,Parasitic Ejaculation and Pathology in addition to local bands Atoll, Fetal Disgorge, Pedestal of Infamy at … Continue reading Las Vegas Metal: Oppressor God (Kingman, AZ)

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

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)

Show In Review: Slayer Farewell Tour 2018 (Part 1)

The Slayer Farewell Tour 2018, what was supposed to be THE LAST U.S. tour, before Kerry King announced dates into 2019. The iconic titans of thrash metal wrapped up their final U.S. date  for this leg in San Jose, Ca at the SAP Center, Home to the San Jose Sharks on August 26th, 2018. My buddy Ivan … Continue reading Show In Review: Slayer Farewell Tour 2018 (Part 1)

Playlist of the Week: Circle Pit

I don't know about you guys but Savage Annie could definitely push some big burly dudes down in a Mosh Pit to some of these metal-tastic tunes. Orrrrr just jam out at my leisure whilst resisting the urge to head bang in public with headphones in. https://open.spotify.com/embed/user/acwiklinski/playlist/6MogeJ3ONNJWgDR8EleiSn Parkway Drive: Crushed Heaven Shall Burn: Endzeit Bury … Continue reading Playlist of the Week: Circle Pit

Show in Review: The Brutal Annihilation Tour

The Brutal Annihilation Tour came to Henderson, NV on August 17th to bring down the house at the diamond in the ruff all ages venue Eagles Aerie Hall. Whenever I attend a show here, there is a guaranteed to be cheap drinks, people watching and killer live music. The colorful and randomly cut up outfits … Continue reading Show in Review: The Brutal Annihilation Tour