Concert Reviews

SYMPHONY X

There is nothing like the excitement of seeing a band for the first time and not knowing what to expect.  I’ve missed a few chances to see Symphony X in the past and FINALLY the Read More…

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HAKEN

IF you bred the band Animals as Leaders with the band YES, would you get a love child called Haken? I know it’s a silly analogy but that’s what I always think when I listen Read More…

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FRAYLE

Frayle on tour with Cradle of Filth at the Rickshaw Theatre in Vancouver 5/26/22

Concert Reviews

CRADLE OF FILTH

May has been a incredibly busy month for metal in Vancouver as we were presented with more big metal shows in this month than over the last 2 years.   But I for one, am excited Read More…

Concert Reviews

SACRIFICE

If Canada had a ‘Big 4 of Metal’ show, who would the big 4 be?  Who would be those bands that really led the charge back in the 80’s?   My big 4 would be Annihilator, Read More…

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EXCITER

One of the forefathers of Canadian Metal Exciter make thier way to Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre and   fittingly enough, they were with the other Canadian Thrash legends Sacrifice. The band started waaaay back in 1978 in Read More…

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WITCHES HAMMER

Local Vancouver based based Witches Hammer supporting Exciter and Sacrifice at the Modified Ghost Festival May 22 2022

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DEICIDE

You gotta wonder what was in the water back in the 80’s or early 90’s in the state of Florida.  Some of the most brutal death metal bands were spawned there at that time with Read More…

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ARCHSPIRE

Does winning awards make a huge difference in a Heavy Metal band?  How accurate are they? I mean look at that one year that Jethro Tull won over Metallica back in 1989 for Best Hard Read More…

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VULVODYNIA

Deathcore from South Africa – Vulvodynia was supporting Archspire in a Spring Tour of North America.  This is from thier visit in Vancouver at the Rickshaw Theatre.