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2014 A Year of Symphonic Metal


Symphonic Metal is a constantly growing genre that mixes classical music and Modern Metal.  Characteristics of Symphonic Metal are typically a mix of classical piano composition, orchestral music, and synthesizers,  mixed with heavy distorted guitars and heavy double bass drums.    1,966 more words


SA Concert

Last Sunday I headed over to Louisville, KY to have a head-bangin’ good time at a concert!!

Arctic Salvage

Saw two of my favorite bands back-to-back in late September. Day one, I waited against El Corazon’s freshly painted walls, slightly sticky and pungent, the alternate scrape of brick and splinters catching my back. 329 more words


Wyrd Ways Rock Show CCXCI

We’re sort of back to normal on this week’s Wyrd Ways Rock Show (if you can call ANYTHING on The Wyrd Ways Rock Show “normal”).  That obviously means a… 409 more words

Review: Evergrey - Hymns For The Broken

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Genre: Prog/Power Metal
Released: September 26, 2014
Format Reviewed: FLAC
Feature: Global Conquest – Recent Releases

By: Kris Kotlarik

Evergrey has been around for a long time. 398 more words


September Videofeast!


Amon Amarth - Deceiver of the Gods

Sonata Arctica - Paid in Full

Skeletonwitch - Unending, Everliving


Sonata Arctica, Delain, Xandria

Figure drawing this week ended up being canceled. There were only two artists in attendance: myself, and the person hosting.

To make up for the lack of drawings and paintings, I will share some of the photos from the Sonata Arctica concert that I attended, at the Baltimore Soundstage. 159 more words