Category Archive: Live Shows

Apr 18

INFERNO Festival 2015 – Club Day (04/01/15. Oslo, Norway)


INFERNO is the biggest metalfest in Norway, mostly dedicated to Norwegian Folk-Black Metal with some bands from abroad, including some non Black Metal bands. This year’s INFERNO conmemorates the 15th edition of this “black easter” festival, starting with its traditional Club Day which is the appetizer of the main event. Four stages in three venues present the best …

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Apr 09

Enslaved-YOB-Ecstatic Vision at Baltimore’s Soundstage


For all North American Enslaved fans, March was a pretty exciting month.  Not only did they unleash their 13th studio album, In Times, but they crossed the seas for a three-week coast to coast tour.  Enslaved filled their line-up with a blend of doom and jammy rock n roll. Pacific Northwest Doom acts YOB and Ecstatic …

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Apr 06

Chuck Billy of Testament discussed Dark Roots Of Thrash II tour & the upcoming new album.


There is always a sense of joy after witnessing a well crafted thrash metal show, no matter if it was the show’s sound, the energy from the crowd, or the relevance of the bands up on the stage, but watching a show of Testament & Exodus is just a thrash metal treat on itself. I …

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Apr 02

The Unplanned Path: A Conversation with Greg Mackintosh of Vallenfyre


I was introduced to Vallenfyre in 2011 during the press days previous to the release of their début album, A Fragile King. The band was founded by vocalist Greg Mackintosh (Paradise Lost) as a grief response to his dad passing in 2009, the album itself is full of doom melodies with really heavy and intense riffs, and …

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Mar 30

Tomas Lindberg of At The Gates discussed touring & At War With Reality with The Age Of Metal

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The 2015 Decibel Magazine tour kicked off last Friday at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. The bill for this edition of the tour is extremely heavy as it is diverse as well; UK’s Vallenfyre is the band in charge of opening the show, follow by Pallbearer, Converge, and the godfathers of melodic death metal, …

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Mar 18

Doro plays Club Red in Mesa, AZ (03/13/15)


For 30 years Doro Pesch had rocked out stages all over the world, delivering night after night a powerful show filled with great metal anthems, and with an undying love for her fans that follow her country after country. And this year is not different here in the United States, after delivering a successful tour in …

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Mar 12

Dez Fafara of Coal Chamber discussed Rivals and the 2015 North American tour with The Age Of Metal

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We were just finishing up our interview with Dez Fafara, near the tour buses – as the 2015 North American tour kicked off promptly at 7pm from Tempe’s Marquee Theatre. The blazing AZ sun began to set as we waited patiently alongside excited fans, all craving the Nu metal nostalgia of the line up that …

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Mar 06

70,000 tons of Metal Recap: Day 4


Well all good things must come to an end… even the world’s biggest heavy metal cruise. Sunday January 25th, 2015, the last full day aboard the Liberty of the Seas, did not disappoint either closing the event with a full day of shows, clinics, and events. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

Feb 26

70000 Tons of Metal Recap: Day 3


Saturday January 23rd, 2015, Day 3 at 70000 Tons of Metal proved itself to be pinnacle and easily justified one’s investment and traveling around the world to attend. Not only was there the live music overload, but that morning, the not so metal, Ocho Rios belonged to 3000 metal heads. Use Facebook to Comment on …

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Feb 24

Ravn of 1349 checked in with The Age Of Metal


Some bands change with the time, some transform their sound in million different ways, and some just stay loyal to the one sound they created since album one and yet they have the skills to make it sound fresh and better every time. The latter is the case of 1349, who last year released their sixth …

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