Tonight, in the Voodoo Lounge, brings the highly anticipated Irish debut show for one of the most talked about bands in metal right now. Alien Weaponry, a 3-piece thrash metal outfit from Waipu, New Zealand
As he drew to a close and I wandered home from Camden tired but upbeat, it was easy to take a moment to reflect on what organiser Chris McCormack has achieved over the last 10 years.
Words: Brendan O’Mahony Live Photos and Video Production:Olga Kuzmenko © Olga Kuzmenko MGM: Guys, thanks so much for coming over to Dublin. How do you feel about your first show in Ireland? LDJ: Yeah mate we’re excited. ET: It’s an awesome venue here and we can see so many people lining up already so it should […]
With a very exclusive invitation to the Monglian Embassy in London, from Ambassador Tulga Narkhuu, where we managed to sample some local Mongolian cuisine and watch a special performance of the band’s single “Yuve Yuve Yu.
Running up and down the strip really does deliver a buzz and whilst a lot of people may pick a venue and stick there, trawling through the bands in advance of the festival, finding some undiscovered wonder and tracking them down on the day to witness a memorable performance is what the festival is really about.
It’s a sunny Friday in Rockingham, NC and the opening day of the very first Epicenter Festival, boasting a lineup of both up and coming bands-such as the aforementioned Zeal and Ardor and 70’s rock influenced Black Coffee-along with metal godfathers, Judas Priest, and the long-in-the-making return of the legendary Tool. Anticipation was high
This was The Shakedown’s first time hitting Huntsville, and while the turnout was small, again we acknowledge the venue is small to begin with, I thought the energy was there for those lucky enough to see them perform live. It sure as heck wasn’t missing from the band.
Whether it was backstage greeting fans with enthusiastic hugs and kisses or his beaming smile on stage, Adler appears to relish his second lease on life and brings that enthusiasm to his playing
A great show from a band that deserves to go places, with a lead singer who can rightfully stand side by side with the best front men out there.
From 35 bands at the outset, the culmination of 9 months of work for the organisers and near 5 months of heats for the bands involved, Saturday night gives us the opportunity to see 6 of the best unsigned metal acts in Ireland right now battle it out