Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:
Leading off, it looks like Skeletonwitch has begun work on a new album, which will be their first full-length with new singer Adam Clemans. Let’s go to a live look at our Literati Overlord upon hearing this news…
Welcome one and all to In the Flesh, a feature dedicated to the best live music our staff has borne witness to. Last Tuesday, October 11th, I had the pleasure of catching the mighty Skeletonwitch in the historic Roxy Theater in West Hollywood, CA. Skeletonwitch were joined on this tour by death metal up-and-coming sensations Gatecreeper, the bay area’s Necrot, Belgium’s Oathbreaker, and crossover institution Iron Reagan. You may think that a five band bill on a Tuesday night could be considered some form of masochism but with a lineup this packed with talent there is no way I could risk not seeing this, and it ended up delivering on all that was promised. Continue reading →
I really can’t recall experiencing a bad time at one of the shows on the Decibel Magazine Tour. It’s an annual tour that always brings the big names, yet still manages to live up to the lofty expectations. After skipping 2015’s Boston date, I made it a point to not miss out two years in a row. And then the lineup was announced: Abbath, High On Fire, Skeletonwitch, and Tribulation. Nope, there was no chance in hell I was missing this show. And once again, the performance lived up to the hype as each band delivered in impressive fashion. Continue reading →
I’m not sure if anybody got wind of this around the internet today, but a Baroness fan came forward about a sexual abuse incident she experienced at one of their shows. The band has responded appropriately, and has gained my utmost respect.