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Gallery: Society 1 at Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, CA

March 30, 2017

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  Los Angeles’ Society 1 performed at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, Calif. on Monday, March 27th along with Skumlove, Heaven Below and more. Take a look at some of the photos of Society 1 from the event below: Advertisements

10 Local Female Metal Musicians You Need to Know

February 23, 2017

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  By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly See the original online article HERE The recent Women’s March on Washington placed a global magnifying glass on women’s rights. One day before that historic march, the NAMM show in Anaheim hosted the fifth annual She Rocks Awards which pays tribute to female music industry leaders. While both can […]

Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt Shares His Most Intense Metal Festival Memory

September 23, 2016

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By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly View the original article here Swedish vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt fits many personas varying in levels of excellence depending on which type of metal fan you talk to. As vocalist, he mastered the powerful yet articulated death metal vocal technique in the fellow Swedish supergroup Bloodbath. Åkerfeldt collaborated […]

Gallery: Gojira, Carcass, Meshuggah, Ministry, Deafheaven at Chicago Open Air

August 4, 2016

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By Rachael Mattice For Metal Insider The inaugural Chicago Open Air metal and heavy rock music festival brought more than 75,000 concert goers to Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill. on July 15, 16 and 17. The summer festival featured Germany’s Rammstein as the headliner on Friday night, followed by fellow European metal masters Meshuggah, Gojira […]

Dirty Heads’ Jared Watson On Their New Album, Addiction, Weed Legalization

July 27, 2016

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By Rachael Mattice For the OC Weekly See original article here When referencing recent alt-rock and reggae artists who made notable national imprints in their subgenres, bands such as Slightly Stoopid, No Doubt and Sublime all come to the top of the list. Although these Southern California groups are still active in one way or […]

Sixx A.M.’s Nikki Discusses Life After Mötley Crüe, New Album, Prince

May 2, 2016

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By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly See original article here Although they’ve been together for almost 10 years, L.A. hard rock band Sixx A.M. has been steadily overshadowed by some of its members’ other major musical projects, including bassist Nikki Sixx’s predecessor Mötley Crüe and guitarist DJ Ashba’s Guns N’ Roses. Now that the Crüe has officially […]

Gallery: Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom at the Palladium in Hollywood, Calif.”

March 4, 2016

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Thrash metal annihilators Megadeth eviscerated through Southern California’s Hollywood Palladium, one of Sunset Boulevard’s mainstay midsize venues, Sunday, February 28, 2016. Supporting the headliners were Suicidal Tendencies featuring Dave Lombardo on the kit and Finland’s melodic death metal heathens Children of Bodom invoking chaos to their legion of followers. Megadeth is currently on their trek […]

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats Haunt Our Eyes and Ears

October 10, 2015

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By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly Original post featured on the OC Weekly website here If a serial killer education emporium like the Museum of Death in Hollywood played background music for lingering visitors, it would probably sound a lot like British cult quartet Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats. With the dichotomy of murderous lyrics, fuzzed […]

Behemoth and Cannibal Corpse bring ritual and rage to OC

February 11, 2015

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By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly Behemoth, Cannibal Corpse, Aeon, Tribulation The Observatory 2/7/15 Whether the local OC metalheads were looking for a party or a spiritual experience, concertgoers received doses of both as Poland blackened death metal demigods Behemoth and American death metal conquistadors Cannibal Corpse pillaged the Observatory on Saturday night. Starting the year […]

A local metal photographer gives everything he’s got to cover the scene

February 5, 2015

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By Rachael Mattice OC Weekly Twitter: @RachaelM_OC On a warm Saturday in the middle of January, the Airliner Bar in Lincoln Heights is packed to capacity, with heavy metal fans crowding toward the first floor stage awaiting local “menstrual metal” maidens Harlequin to enliven another set during the Metal Invictus show. Squashed in between fans […]