Category Archive: Live Shows

Aug 24

Michael Amott discussed Summer Slaughter 2015 and Arch Enemy’s next move.

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While in the last days of the Summer Slaughter tour 2015, Arch Enemy stopped in Tempe, AZ last week as the band prepares to finish their North American campaign before returning to Europe this week. But a shy attendance that wasn’t even the shadow of the crowd that received them last November while toured North America …

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Aug 17

Kobra Paige of Kobra And The Lotus discussed touring & The Words Of Prophets EP

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The last time I saw Kobra Paige with Kobra And The Lotus was when they played a full house at Martini Ranch opening for Amaranthe a couple of years back, their show and energy were so good live that night, that they really lighted up the place and keep the crowd warm. After that show …

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Aug 16

Black Metal Ritual 2: Thy Antichrist @ Area 516 Hempstead NY

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So something I never would have thought would happen… happened. Black metal on Long Island.  Metal Mafia records and Hempstead, NY’s Area 516 hosted Black Metal Ritual 2 with none other than the Colombian/American blasphemers Thy Antichrist.  Yes that’s right a legit, genuine, blasphemic black metal show happened out in the depths of Long Island. …

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Jul 30

Kait & Dana of Ladies Of Metal discussed Mayhem Fest, Metal, and Modeling

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I came across with Ladies Of Metal a few years ago, and I been following their website ever since. It’s interesting to see how this community of spoke-models have supported a well number of metal bands and tours by either modeling their merch, hosting events, working their merch tables, being part of music videos, or …

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Jul 28

James-Paul Luna of Holy Grail discussed their current tour and their new album

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L.A heavy metallers Holy Grail are currently on tour supporting Wednesday 13, while at the same time they are getting ready to release their new album. Talk about Holy Grail is talk about one of the long-standing modern heavy metal bands out there, that since 2008 has been working non-stop to consolidate what is known …

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Jul 27

Coal Chamber, Fear Factory, Devil You Know at Rialto Theater (Tucson, AZ 07/24/15)

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Coal Chamber and Fear Factory with special guest Devil You Know kicked off their Summer tour in Tucson, AZ at The Rialto Theater. I haven’t been to a concert at this venue in a while but they recently updated their outside sitting area which is quite nice now. There’s also good A/C and big fans …

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Jul 23

Sean & Kevin of Thy Art Is Murder talked about Holy War & Mayhem Fest 2015

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Since the worldwide released of Hate in 2013, Thy Art Is Murder has become one of the single most respected acts in the metalcore scene. When the genre was falling into monotony, it was Thy Art Is Murder who brought a different tone to it, they injected life to it. I am personally not into …

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Jul 09

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at Ak-Chin Pavilion (Phoenix, AZ 07/03/15)

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For the last eight years Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has been the hottest ticket of the summer, as it’s the only metal festival in the United States that could be in some sense similar to its European counterparts. The tour is regularly divided in two stages; a small open air stage, and a main stage. For …

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Jun 27

In This Moment live at Livewire (Scottsdale, AZ 06/23/15)

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Last time I saw In This Moment was a couple of years back at the old Martini Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ which was a street down from where Livewire is today, I remember being a good crowd that night, and an amazing show from the band. Forwarding to 2015, I decided to go to the …

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Jun 13

Jonny Hetherington of Art Of Dying discussed Rise Up & touring

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Art Of Dying is a promising Canadian band that its been around since 2004, and have made their name resound around the rock scene by playing at festivals like Uproar Festival, Rock At The Range & Carolina Rebellion. The band recently release a EP titled Rise Up, containing five songs as a preview of their …

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Jun 03

Paavo & Mikko of Apocalyptica discussed Shadowmaker and their North American tour 2015.

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Apocalyptica always has been, and it will be an interesting band to see live. They play metal with cellos, if that is not the very embodiment of symphonic metal, I don’t know what else it could be. Most recently the band released their 8th studio album titled Shadowmaker after five years from the released of …

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