Tag Archive: los angeles

Apr 17

Iron Maiden brought the Mayan culture back to life at The Forum (Los Angeles, CA 04/15/16)

This is my 7th time seeing my favorite band live, and I was glad to come back to where I got to see them for the first time. The Forum in Los Angeles, CA in 2008. Last time I saw Iron Maiden it was at the San Bernardino show most commonly known as ‘The Battle …

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May 12

Charlotte Wessels of Delain on touring North America, new music, and guesting on the new Kamelot album

Currently Delain is finishing their third North American tour in three consecutive years, something that gradually for their fan base it had become some sort of tradition (yes, we would love to have them in 2016 too, let’s hope that happens). But since their first tour in 2013, Delain had played decent size venues across …

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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

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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Oct 06

The Dragon Conversation: An Interview With Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation

Within Temptation has been a huge inspiration for many bands out there, as their music pioneers the symphonic metal genre, and the band itself is the love of many people that is fond of that genre and lifestyle. Last time they toured the west coast of the United States was back in 2008. Now they have returned to …

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Sep 27

Dragons In L.A: Within Temptation Live At Club Nokia. Los Angeles, CA (09/26/14)

It has been 6 long years since Dutch symphonic metal pionners Within Temptation last visit the west coast on a formal tour (three of their member were here in Los Angeles for a intimate acoustic at The Joint back in January as part of the promotional tour for Hydra, their new album). Last night’s show …

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May 06

Incite Studio Report #2

Incite Recording week 2 Here we are rolling into week two. We’ve settled in at our extended stay hotel, made it nice & homey. We even christened the room with an ancient “smoke ceremony”. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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