Category Archive: Live Shows

Nov 28

Parker Jameson of Starkill talked to us about Virus Of The Mind

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Chicago native melodic metallers Starkill released last month one of the best albums of 2014. Virus Of The Mind, had on it the perfect mix between the influences of this young quartet, and the sound that they are creating on their own. Besides releasing the album, they when on a little North American tour with …

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Nov 25

Mille Petrozza of Kreator talked to us about touring North & South America on a single year, and what is next for 2015.

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Kreator‘s live performances are quite amazing, not only they deliver a hell of a show, but the charisma of Mille Petrozza on stage is impressive. While you see a frontman greeting the crowd, and telling tour stories, or telling jokes while on stage, Mille‘s style is quite different, he incite, provoke and dare the crowd …

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Nov 24

Missy Suicide founder of Suicide Girls talked to us about the Blackheart Burlesque tour 2014

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This is not a metal related article, but is about the cultural impact that the Suicide Girls had made around the world since its foundation in 2001. It’s more than common today seeing women with piercings, tattoos, and different color hair around everywhere, I see them all the time at metal shows, they go hand on …

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Nov 19

Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies & Exodus at Comerica Theater. Phoenix, AZ (11/15/14)

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Heavy riffs, beer, & eternal irreverent lyrics that invite to the worship of war and Satan. That is what you find at a Slayer concert, and really who would say not to that, after all they represent 25% of the Big 4 of American thrash metal, and one of the most influential heavy metal bands …

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Nov 18

Arch Enemy at Marquee Theater. Tempe, AZ (11/14/14)

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One of the more extreme metal packages announced this year passed through Tempe, AZ this past Friday. Arch Enemy, Kreator, Huntress, and Starkill were the reason to look forward for the end of the week. The package itself was aimed for various extreme metal fans, whether you like Arch Enemy or Starkill, there was enough for everyone. …

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Nov 14

Judas Priest live at Gila River Arena. Glendale, AZ (11/12/14)

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It’s been a while since Judas Priest last visit the ‘valley of the sun’, but it was an odd night for us to see them live, It could be the impact of the new album or perhaps the heavy metal calendar being dumped over Arizona this week (Amon Amarth, Judas Priest, Arch Enemy, Kreator, Slayer …

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Nov 12

Scott Hedrick of Skeletonwitch talked about touring, playing an instrumental set, and what is next for them

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Once again Skeletonwitch shows why they are one the strongest bands in the business today, after touring North America with Amon Amarth & Enslaved at the beginning of the year, then going to Europe for a series of shows with Suffocation and Havok, then coming back to the US and headline another tour, they reconnected …

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Oct 22

Gus G talked to us about, touring, I Am The Fire, and his solo career.

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Well known guitar player Gus G (Firewind & Ozzy Osbourne) released his first solo album I Am The Fire early this year. The album is a complex hard rock album that features several musical collaborations and guest appearances, the result of the album is an array of diverse musical textures, that takes you deep in the …

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Oct 21

John Gallagher of Raven chats with The Age Of Metal

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Classic, legends & pioneers, those are the only adjectives to describe Raven and what they weight in the history of heavy metal. Their attitude and music is just timeless, after more than 30 years of form they still delivering an entertaining and kick ass show from beginning to end.  Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Oct 20

Jarvis Leatherby of Night Demon checked in with The Age Of Metal

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Last Wednesday (10/15/14) we witness of the return of heavy metal to its very basic form, not adorns, not spectacularly, just plain and simple drums, killer guitar riffs and galloping bass line. It was like being transported to 1983. The name, Night Demon, a trio from Ventura, CA that had achieved the formula to bring …

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