Throughout human history our ancestors marked the passage of time according to simple, observable patterns: day gave way to night as surely as spring led to summer led to autumn […]
While a little forethought is often more productive than rash action, young bands rarely apply the principle without first suffering a few impulsive (and sometimes costly) mistakes; not so for […]
Chasing September’s blood moon, Chelsea Wolfe and Mamiffer put on a hypnotic show at The Rickshaw last week, enchanting a sizable Wednesday-night audience with their distinctive brands of infernal hymns and apocalyptic lullabyes.
[As we are just about to run out the door to catch Soulfly at The Rickshaw tonight in Vancouver, this is a capsule review (all metalheads should see this film […]
The second night of Nothing Is Heavy’s third anniversary celebration showcased several bands from the brutal end of the metal spectrum, with emphasis on intense technical expressions of black metal and death metal. From the sinister […]
The Vancouver unit of Wacken Metal Battle encamped at The Red Room on Sunday for the first of several weekly onslaughts in the city’s second annual competition to send its brutal best to […]