Tag Archive: AZ

Feb 13

Mr. Lordi of Lordi discussed US tour, comics and Eurovision.  

After almost 9 years of absence from the American stages, the Finnish monsters of Lordi finally found their way to America. While promoting their new album Monstereophonic: Theaterror vs Demonarchy released last September. The band visited Mesa, AZ last Thursday night (02/09/17) and delivered a monstrous show at Club Red. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Dec 21

Janne Wirman of Children of Bodom reflects on 20 years of chaos

Children of Bodom is about to celebrate 20 years of extreme music and it seems they are preparing a special tour to celebrate that. This Finnish band first called the attention of the metal world back on 1997 when they released their first album titled Something Wild, their sound, and aggressiveness was different from any …

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Dec 16

Elina & Alex of Leaves Eyes discussed touring and Fires In The North.

After two years of absence from the North American stages, Leaves Eyes returns as part of a tour supporting Sonata Arctica. Their visit also marks a new era in the band’s history as it presented us with their new vocalist Elina Siirala who joined the band early this year, besides Elina, Leaves Eyes also brought with …

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Dec 12

Parker Jameson of Starkill on touring and Shadow Sleep

Since Starkill debuted with Fires of Life (2013) we knew this was a band that was destined to carry the torch of American melodic death metal, their style was born from the influences of bands like Children of Bodom, Nightwish, Wintersun and Amon Amarth and their own brew of American Metal. The result of that …

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Dec 09

Mikael Stanne of Dark Tranquillity discussed Atoma, touring and beer.

Dark Tranquillity just finished a North American tour supporting their new album Atoma, which was released at the beginning of November. Last Saturday they stopped by Mesa, AZ and played an intense show at Club Red. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Nov 11

Ted Aguilar of Death Angel talks about touring, The Evil Divide & The Pack

Bay area thrash metal titans Death Angel recently finished a long North American tour with Slayer and Anthrax. It seems that it was a roller coaster tour for the guys of Death Angel as they had dates opening for Slayer and Anthrax that only allowed them a 30-minute set, while at some of the dates …

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Nov 02

Richie C & Christopher ‘EL’ of Incite on touring and Oppression

Phoenix, AZ native heavy metal band Incite recently came home from a long North American tour with Tengger Cavalry, the band also released their new album Oppression early this year, so we can say it has been a very busy year for the Phoenix-based quartet. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Oct 31

Death Angel plays Club Red (Mesa, AZ 10/28/16)

On Friday, October 28, Death Angel played a headlining show at Club Red in Mesa, AZ. It was the third to last date of their two-month-long tour with Slayer and Anthrax. As much as I would have loved to see Slayer and Anthrax play, I was happy that this was one of Death Angel‘s headlining …

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Oct 27

Tracing Back Roots: a conversation with Max Cavalera

Since the Cavalera brothers left Sepultura there has been a lot of questions, speculation and rumors about a reunion of the original Sepultura line up, and the answers from both sides have been diverse but none of those answers have been positive, at the same time it seems everyone has moved on with their lives …

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Oct 17

Halestorm/Lita Ford/Dorothy at Marquee Theater (Tempe, AZ 10/11/16)

After witnessing an amazing performance by Halestorm at Hellfest, I wanted to see them again in a more intimate setting. So, when I heard they were coming to Tempe to play at Marquee Theater I knew I had to be at that show. The fact that Halestorm is doing this tour with Lita Ford made it …

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Oct 08

Gojira unleashed Magma at Marquee Theater (Tempe, AZ 10/04/16)

I saw Gojira three times over the summer, once at Download festival during a rainy and muddy afternoon, the second time at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards ceremony in London, and the third one and more surprising show was at Hellfest in Clisson, France. I was surprised by how much love they received from …

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