It’s a warm late summer’s night in Chicago,and the windy city’s House of Blues is about to become the house of metal. In a treat for fans of heavy music, a double billing of epic proportions has just begun its US run, and tonight it’s the Illinois capital’s turn to witness the pairing of two of heavy music’s most respected acts. With pioneers of thrash Overkill joining forces with symphonic behemoths Symphony X, it’s a show that offers equal parts spit and polish; with New Jersey’s grimiest band pitted against one of its most progressive.
THE JADE are a fresh and exciting band hailing from Finland, that play an interesting style of music that sits somewhere between the hair rock of the eighties and the current modern rock, all covered in a smattering of glam rock, which comes out sounding quite interesting and certainly gives the band a unique identity in the rock landscape.
Roll up, roll up! Behold the greatest show on earth! Or at least the greatest show on Arran Quay, as Avatar comes to town. The Voodoo Lounge is their big top tonight and the freakshow is about to begin…