Posts Tagged ‘metal’

Deviating at DV8

By Amanda Bennett

Merriam Webster says that to deviate is to “depart from usual or accepted standards.” Well at DV8 tavern this past Friday that was certainly the case for this reporter.

Three bands were on stage for a night of live metal-ness:  Netherward, Lysergik Funeral, and Deimoz. There was also another band who didn’t perform but came to support the bands – it was Jordan Augier from 6°. Two bands came from Edmonton with the other fom Calgary. It was an electric night with a diverse crowd. The last time I heard these hard-pounding anthems was at my home, emanating from the basement studio. (more…)

You’re not hardcore unless you live hardcore

Black and red mean business.

Black and red mean business.

There’s going to be a lot of talk about folksy music the next few days.

And lest you think we’re only excited about all things acoustic (or our usual indie-alt) and you’re just going to have to find yourself another website for something with some edge, I hit you with this.

The Starlite Room is going to melt some faces the next two nights.

MetalFest ’09 hits The Starlite with a selection of Alberta and prairie metal bands, including Edmonton’s own Dead Jesus, Death toll rising, Order of Chaos, Six Guns Over Tombstone, Madeleine Horn Striker, Vivisect and Skepsis. They’ve got it all too; death metal, thrash metal, metal core, progressive metal, psychedelic metal and just plain metal.

Tickets can be picked up at Blackbyrd Myoozik , Brixx Bar & Grill (The Starlite building) and from the bands. You can even get a two-day pass. It’s like Folk Fest, but with screaming guitars, dudes dressed in black and lots of thrashing about.