Right: Canada Day – we’d better get caught up with our June shows, then. See below for photos from a great capital “M” metal show. Headlined by Iron Kingdom, with support from the sonic marauders […]
An unprecedented metal event for Vancouver, the four-day, multi-venue Modified Ghost Festival begins today. While scheduling conflicts and an understandably endless festival to-do list have prevented organizer Jason Puder from […]
Wacken Metal Battle begins again! For the third year running, Wacken Metal Battle Canada provides an opportunity for local metal acts to meet on the field of battle in […]
Vancouver isn’t a sprawling metropolis on the same scale as Toronto, so inevitably the occasional major touring band (*cough* Slayer) will pass us by; alternately, some of those international bands […]
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 […]
We can’t get enough of Unleash the Archers, but with upcoming tours of Asia and North America taking their superior brand of heavy metal to the rest of the world, we weren’t […]
On the evening of the band’s record release party at The Red Room, Factory Worker Media met with Unleash the Archers guitarist Grant Truesdell in the building’s old vault to discuss challenges to songwriting, community-building, and navigating the roiling channels of the music industry. True to the spirit of the band’s music, the conversation itself was epic in scale and scope, and entirely worthwhile to present below in its entirety.