Category Archives: Live Noise

Cannibal Corpse, Obituary, Cryptopsy & Abysmal Dawn

As we rode a shuttle bus from the Itzehoe train station to the grounds of the Wacken Open Air Festival, the last leg of an eventful 36+ hour journey, I knew this would be an experience that bonded the 3 … Continue reading

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1349, Tombs, Full of Hell & Pestifere

Last night, in case you hadn’t heard, I was amazing. I just didn’t realize how amazing until I woke up this morning. I was curled up on my dog’s bed in the middle of our living room floor (my dog sleeping next to me on … Continue reading

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Thou, Fister, False & Näive Sense @ The Triple Rock

I always thought that seeing Thou live would be the equivalent to getting the shit kicked out of me, and because of events that transpired earlier in the day, I was right. No, I’m not a split personality-bearing, soap maker, … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia Murder, GoatWhore, Iron Reagan, Entheos & Artificial Brain @ Mill City Nights

Tonight was a special night. Holiday metal is the best. This was easily the most pre-show excitement I’ve had in years. I’m at a loss for decent metaphors, but I doubt there’s one that can accurately describe my hysteria. The anticipation was … Continue reading

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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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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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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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