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Concert Photography: Dragonforce; Chicago Open Air 2017

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Music Review: Stereo Nasty Album: Twisting the Blade

 

BY:  TJ Fowler

The Irish, fist in the face, dirty metal rockers, Stereo Nasty are back with their new album, ‘Twisting the Blade’ and I have to say it has been too long…though honestly it really hasn’t been that long since their last album, the phenomenal ‘Nasty By Nature’.  I just really love this band and I am always eager to hear new material from them. Continue reading Music Review: Stereo Nasty Album: Twisting the Blade

Concert Review: Chicago Open Air 2017

By: Melody Ryan

Photos by: Melody Ryan

 

…..day 1.

 

 

I didn’t know directions from the back parking lot of Taqueria Los Comales (convenient free parking) to where I was going, but I wandered in the general direction from which I could hear the low, rumbling sound of metal pulsing ominously through the warm summer air and eventually ended up at my destination: Toyota Park where the 2nd annual Chicago Open Air Festival was taking place.

Around the festival, you could find a lot of unique experiences such as craft vendors, the Heavy Tiki Bar, the Headbangers Bier Hall, meet and greets with artists, and a wide range of unique and delicious food like grilled cheeses, pulled pork barbeque, burrito bowls, farm to table vegetarian options, donuts, pizza… this festival had by far the best food options I have ever seen at an event like this. Continue reading Concert Review: Chicago Open Air 2017

Music Review: ACCEPT Album: The Rise of Chaos

AVAILABLE: August 4th, 2017

LABEL: Nuclear Blast

Official Websites:

https://www.facebook.com/accepttheband/

 

ACCEPT just keeps that metal train rolling like a juggernaut that just can’t be stopped.  Since releasing ‘Blood of Nations’ back in 2010, ACCEPT have been the recipient of a revitalized career that most bands of their age could only dream of and all the younger bands would hope they could only have 1/10th of the success of.  Since their comeback album, ACCEPT has released hit album after hit album filled with classic metal riffs and great lyrical themes.  Continue reading Music Review: ACCEPT Album: The Rise of Chaos

Tragul released “The Message”

 

International Melodic Metal band TRAGUL released their second single “The Message” from the upcoming debut album. The mix was done by Aldo Benegas at Blind Owl studios and mastered by Mika Jussila from Finnvox Studios.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wS-3EJD2PgI

TRAGUL was formed at the end of 2016 by Adrian Benegas, keyboardist and composer of the band “Pergana”. It features the participation and contribution of reknown metal stars such as Zuberoa Aznarez (Diabulus in Musica), Steve Conley (Flotsam and Jetsam), Oliver Holzwarth (ex Blind Guardian, Tarja) and Alex Holzwarth (ex Rhapsody of Fire)