Category Archives: Show Reviews

Review Eyehategod – Red 7, Austin TX 12/30/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes If you wanted to close out 2013 with some holiday cheer, positive vibes, and uplifting music, then Monday night’s Eyehategod show was not for you.  The Louisianan nihilists brought their all-encompassing negativity to Red 7 on December 30th, … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Megadeth – 12/11/13 ACL Live, AUSTIN TX

Contributed by Tristan Spears Financially this has been the worst year for my family, and especially this month. Xmas, my birthday, we are struggling to make ends meet. I was looking forward to going to see Megadeth on December 11th, … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Morbid Angel, Vex, Flesh Hoarder, and Vesperian Sorrorow – Red 7 ATX, 12/3/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes When I was 17, I bought — for the unbelievable price of $5 — an album from a band I had only heard stories of up to at that point, a band named Morbid Angel.  I … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Slayer @ Fun Fun Fun Fest – Austin, TX 11/10/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes Dear readers, I have yet another confession to make: Until Sunday, November 10th, 2013 I had never seen Slayer live.  Given as how the California deities of darkness were just about everyone in extreme metal’s initiation … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Witchtrap, Hod, Sturmgewehr, Womanthrower at the Korova – San Antonio, TX 11/12/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes Although I’m almost always at weekday shows in the city of Austin, I usually can’t make trips to San Antonio shows from Sunday through Thursday due to work commitments in the morning.  For Tuesday’s show at the Korova, however, I … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Blood. Fire. Death: Watain, In Solitude, Tribulation, and Hod at Red 7 10/30/13 Austin, TX

Contributed by Jake Holmes It seems as if weekday metal shows are quickly becoming the norm in Austin, Texas.  In the last month or so alone, I’ve seen Deicide, Neldoreth, Teratism, Dying Fetus, Old and Ill, and Watain (the subject … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Deicide, Disgorge, Necronomicon, Disfigured at Infest, Austin, TX 10/24/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes Note:  This review is dedicated to the memory of LSK, who passed the day of this show.  She had played in Antaeus, Secrets of the Moon, Vorkreist, Hell Militia, and several other extreme metal bands in … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: San Antonio vs. Houston, Vol. IV – 9/28/13 Korova, San Antonio

Contributed by Jake Holmes September 28th, 2013 is a day that shall live in infamy for the Texas metal scene, for this was the site of the fourth battle between San Antonio and Houston.  No, I’m not referring to the … Continue reading

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A Brief Review of Death In June in Chicago 9/16/13

Contributed by Malaking Gulo Now I didn’t realize how big the fanbase is for Di6 until I came to the venue and actually had to wait outside for 30 minutes. But then again, this is in Chicago. Due to the … Continue reading

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9/14/13: Death In June, Awen, Gabhar and Dj Deathchurch – Austin, TX

By guest contributor The FurnaceDoor Downtown Austin is starting to look more and more like some sort of playground of the rich. With gleaming spires jutting up from formerly vacant lots of the old long gone downtown warehouse district, like … Continue reading

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