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Category Archives: Reviews

Live Gig Review: Total Synchronized Anarchy with Voivod at the Market Hotel on 6/17/22

Posted by on June 29, 2022

  When Voivod got booked only seventeen minutes from me, I became stoked. The first time I saw Voivod was opening for Kreator in 2010 at the then-known Nokia Theatre in times square and again five years later with Napalm Death also in Manhattan. Both times they brought the Canadian thrash thunder. June 17th was […]

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Live Gig Review: Zoinks! A creepy evening with John 5 at the Iridium on 6/11/22

Posted by on June 20, 2022

  It was no regular Saturday the eleventh in Manhattan inside the house that Les built, a two-night takeover of thrills and chills. An evening of unexpected musical surprises presented by John 5. My Saturday started like any other, anytime there is a post-work gig. When it seemed time was short, I came in clutch […]

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Live Gig Review: New York salutes fifty relentless years of Pentagram at Sovereign on 6/10/22

Posted by on June 17, 2022

  When I noticed a small run of six American dates for Pentagram to celebrate their fiftieth anniversary that would include Brooklyn, NY, at Sovereign, I was excited about seeing them. Though there have been more refined doom metal bands over the years like Orange Goblin and Witchcraft, Pentagram defines the roots of doom metal […]

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Welcome To Rockville returns to Daytona Beach with mother nature as its biggest fan

Posted by on June 17, 2022

  Welcome To Rockville returned this past May to Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida with four days of rock and roll with a side of rain! After canceling all together in 2020, festival creator Danny Wimmer was able to pull out an amazing show in late November last year, followed quickly six months […]

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Review: Metalfest Pilsen (CZ) 2022 – Festival Report (Kreator, Within Temptation, Doro, and more)

Posted by on June 16, 2022

  Metalfest in Pilsen traditionally marks the start of the summer festival season for Czech promoter George Daron and his company Pragokoncert. Thankfully, this year the festival could finally take place again in the picturesque amphitheatre Lochotín in one of the beer-brewing capitals of Europe after a two-year hiatus courtesy of Covid-19. Due to the […]

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