Photo Gallery / Gig Review: AUTHOR & PUNISHER w/ BOG, EV0LUTION, and CASSETTE MERCHANT at Astoria Hotel, Vancouver (24 March 2017)

We’ve mentioned before our appreciation for eclectic lineups but Friday’s show at the Astoria receives top marks for audacious curation. On first glance Cassette Merchant‘s presentation of Middle Eastern stringed music […]

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Photo Gallery/Gig Review: Covenant II, Night Three (John Haughm, Drawn and Quartered, Ascended Dead, Xiphoid Dementia, Blood Incantation, Spectral Voice, Hissing, Auroch, and Temple of Abandonment ) 18 June 2016

The final night of this year’s Covenant Festival was a fitting coup de grace to an already historic weekend for extreme music in Vancouver. Beginning with a hypnotic and utterly heart-crushing set […]

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