Gojira is heading to Bonnaroo! But before they make their way to the big stage, they did a mini tour through North Carolina. They went to Raleigh, Charlotte, and Asheville on the Road to ‘Roo. Raleigh was their first stop and I went and saw them at the Ritz! I have been to the Ritz … Continue reading Gojira live at the Ritz Raleigh 6/11/19
Fleshgod Apocalypse is a symphonic/melodic death metal band from Perguia, Italy. They formed in 2007 and are currently signed to Nuclear Blast. In May 2008, the band recorded its first full-length album, Oracles. In 2010, the Mafiea EP was recorded and released. The band then released their second full-length album, Agony, in 2011. In 2013 … Continue reading Band Highlight: Fleshgod Apocalypse
I have been in the metal scene pretty much my entire life. My parents are metalheads, my brothers and cousins were in metal bands growing up, and when I turned 16, I started going to shows with my friends. Metal music is something that will always be there for me and I will always love … Continue reading I’m here to jam, dude.
I went to Epicenter a couple of weekends ago and it was… eventful. This was a highly anticipated festival because it was replacing the Carolina Rebellion. I saw multiple comments on social media saying to “bring back the Rebellion” and that the “Rebellion would never have these issues.” Now, it is important to understand … Continue reading Epicenter Music Festival Review
What’s up Butcher Crew?! I hope all is well! Today I was walking to class and I saw a girl wearing a chain and lock around her neck and I thought, “that’s pretty damn metal.” And then it dawned on me, us metalheads view the world differently and honestly, it’s pretty funny. I keep myself … Continue reading Thoughts that Metalheads have Throughout the Day
I first heard of As I Lay Dying back in 2005 when they released their second album, Shadows of Security. I was 6 when I heard that album and from that point on, I have loved them. With that being said, I have been waiting 14 years to see this band and I finally got … Continue reading As I Lay Dying @ The Blind Tiger 3/26/19
What’s good Butcher Crew?! I hope you all are well. Since I am your Master Butcher, and butchers wear butchers aprons, your Master Butcher has different types of aprons for different occasions. These aprons vary depending on what type of show I am going to. If I am going to a hardcore show, I have … Continue reading The Saw’s Aprons
What’s up Butcher Crew?! Happy New Year!!! I hope 2019 treats you right! I have a feeling that 2019 is going to be a great year. I learned a lot this past year about myself, the metal community as a whole, and what I want to accomplish in the future. Some of my new year … Continue reading What I’m Looking Forward to in 2019
We all know that I go to shows ALL the time, and I usually go with my OG squad (what’s up Josh, Kevin, Ellie, Courtney, and Nate!?). I have a few classes with my apprentice, Kyle, and his best friend, Nico, and they are trying to get into metal. They have sat in during The … Continue reading I Took My Friends to Their First Metal Show!