Author Archives: Dad of Northern Darkness

Deafheaven @ The Fine Line

A Deafheaven/Tribulation tour? At The Fine Line Music Café? I’ve been to The Fine Line all of 2 times. The first was years ago for a band called Boogie Wonderland (70s & 80s covers). Normally, these are details that would … Continue reading

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False – Untitled (2015)

Thinking back, he was like the Nordic equivalent of The Most Interesting Man…at least that’s how he resides in my mind. A mythical, long-haired, bearded man, a savage warrior who possibly drives a Cadillac, guzzles champagne (from a chalice) and … Continue reading

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Inter Arma, Yautja & Blue Ox @ 7th St. Entry 5.13.15

My daughter’s been singing two songs as of late, which is to say I’ve had two songs stuck in my head as of late. Have you ever seen a whale with a polka-dot tail? That’s one of them. You know … Continue reading

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Napalm Death – Apex Predator – Easy Meat

The first Napalm Death song I ever heard was “Greed Killings.” (I found it on this random sampler called Metallurgy, at Best Buy of all places. (Growing up in Duluth, pre-internet, quality metal was sparse) I was intrigued and confused … Continue reading

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Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Aeon & Tribulation @ Mills City Nights 2.17.15

It was a typical February night in Minnesota. Below zero. The day’s high of 3° was long gone, as were my genitals, creating the perfect conditions for an evening of death metal, and a fitting welcome to the co-headlining gents … Continue reading

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