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)
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
I made it out to the House of Blues last Thursday, March 15th, with comp tickets courtesy of Las Vegas Metal Scene to see Between the Buried and Me . I unfortunately have to be the bad guy and say that I was not very impressed. I have heard through the grapevine that this show had AMAZING … Continue reading Show In Review: Between the Buried and Me
This playlist is was originally made for someone who came and went in my life.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!!!
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
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.