Tagged: Travel

Opinionated Metalhead: COVID-19 Hitting the Industry Hard

As the situation regarding the Corona Virus continues to evolve it’s impacts are larger than public health and panic during a crisis. Shortages on bottled water and bulk size toilet paper as well as medical supplies such as masks for those who need them are only part of the impact this is having on our...

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Festivals!: Border Assault 2020- Laredo, TX USA

Metal Festival season is in full swing. Although it seems as of late that there is less of a season and more of a year-round celebration of brutality if you know where to look domestically and abroad. With that said, I wanted to highlight Border Assault 2020 as it is the first year that Rick...

Show in Review: Suicide Silence, Impending Doom, Pathology and More

Pre-Show Shenanigans After waking up from our post show coma from seeing Nile the night before i watched the movies that made us docu-series on netflix and then proceeded to get ready to head out from Vegas. On the way we hit traffic from holiday Vegas visitors to people who simply didn’t know how to...

Show In Review: Slayer of Dreams

Pre-Show Shenanigans I spent my morning grabbing some turkey day needs from Great Buns Bakery before heading home to munch on some fresh pastries and write to kill time before getting ready. Picking where to park was a debate. Taking a Lyft or Uber would cost just as much if not more than the $20+...

Show In Review: Amon Amarth Goes Berserk at HoB Las Vegas

Pre-Show Shenanigans I could not contain my excitement while I was at my office. I was ecstatic to be meeting Amon Amarth in a mere matter of hours. My focus on other things was there but the 1.5 liter drinking horn I had purchased specifically for them to sign was sitting on my desk staring...

Show in Review: Devastation of the Nation Tour

Pre-show Shenanigans I spent half the day sleeping off the road trip from Vegas the day before. Did some day job networking by meeting up with one of our regional operations managers for lunch at Mellow Mushroom. Their stout beer selection could use some work but the beer I had with a personal pizza hit...

Show In Review: Chaos & Carnage Tour

Pre-show Shenanigans After a day full of non-stop napping to recover from Slayer, I made my way to my free hotel breakfast munching on bagels and chugging orange juice like it was nectar from the gods before settling down to sew more patches on my battle vest while watching Star Wars. Not too long after...

Show In Review: Metal Night with Fatal Malady!

Pre-Show Shenanigans So many shows, so little time. So why let Vegas hog allllllll of my attention. February 2nd,2019 I took an invite to an out of town show in Arizona. After deciding to de-sleeve my Wolves In The Thrown Room tour T shirt, Implements of Hell guitarist Rick and I hopped in trusty Ernest...

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...