ALL Show Review

When Frightened Rabbit took to the stage for their mammoth 20 song set, there was no doubt as to how elite of an act the Scottish unit had become.
By on Oct 18, 2013
British metalcore kids Bury Tomorrow finish their touring cycle with a sold-out show in London before heading off for much bigger, brighter lights.
By on Oct 05, 2013
Sweden's Katatonia is a band of pleasing contradictions, one that combines differing elements into a darkly emotive blend of sound. While watching th…
By on Sep 30, 2013
Our first port of call on the Saturday is hard rockers Heaven's Basement who are making a bit of name for themselves with their frill-free hard rock…
By on Sep 09, 2013
Despite last year's horrendous weather causing all sorts of problems for Download organizers and weather reports ranging from pouring rain to thirty…
By on Sep 08, 2013
So, the final day arrives and the amount of Slayer shirts seen around the site would indicate that, for all their appearances at Download and Sonisph…
By on Aug 25, 2013
Day two of Bloodstock and all talk was of the return of US metal legends Lamb Of God who were making their first UK appearance since the release of v…
By on Aug 19, 2013
Arriving on site, we're greeted by a troop of knights marching towards the VIP entrance. However, this is Bloodstock so we expect no less. The UK's p…
By on Aug 16, 2013
‎As the Toronto crowd slowly trickled into the Virgin Mobile Mod Club there was a weirdly quick blurp of people and the venue shot from 20 patrons to…
By on Aug 10, 2013
Tonight’s poor turnout could be due to the appalling weather conditions that rendered a good part of the UK house bound for six days, or it could be…
By on Feb 12, 2013
I was really looking forward to seeing this show as it sounded like an absolutely killer line-up. I had never heard of Stolen Babies prior to this sh…
By on Sep 14, 2012
Over the years I've had the opportunity to see metal band Prong on a few different occasions and I've always enjoyed them immensely. It had been a wh…
By on Aug 01, 2012
On May 30, Thrice’s "The Farewell Tour" stopped by Toronto where the band would play for the final time. I was lucky to catch this show; I’ve never s…
By on Jun 08, 2012
Recently Converge came to Toronto and brought one of the very best hardcore bands in existence with, Loma Prieta. After their opening set at the Mod…
By on Apr 25, 2012
Traditionally, Tampa Bay’s audience doesn't seem to be very fond of Metal bands with strong melodic leanings. Most fans (and bands) in this part of t…
By on Mar 29, 2012
Learning from past experience is a sign of wisdom. And whatever you want to say about Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine, you can't deny his intelligence.…
By on Feb 26, 2012
There was no way I was going to miss a show by Steven Wilson. Combining everything from progressive rock to jazz, industrial, metal, psychedelia, exp…
By on Dec 01, 2011
You couldn’t get better Swedish excellence on one stage than this – both Opeth and Katatonia in one night. Literally, all this show was missing was a…
By on Nov 10, 2011
Well it's Summer and you know what that means... short shorts, over exposed man arm, and sweaty metal shows! The Summer Slaughter Tour hit Toronto's…
By on Nov 07, 2011
The Canadian Thanksgiving weekend was upon us and for October, it was a damn warm night. 28 degrees Celsius; nuts, yes, but a good way to foreshadow…
By on Oct 15, 2011

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