Sunday, June 5, 2016

Deadhand System live concert photos June 4 2016

Live concert photos of the band Deadhand System. These photographs are posted on Flickr and you will also find footage from the event on the previous blog post on this page. Feel free to share them and also visit the band on their FB site facebook-DeadhandSystem


Deadhand System live 6-4-2016

Deadhand System live performance 6-4-2016

Deadhand System debut performance at Underground Lounge on June 4, 2016. Footage below. Please share the video and spread the word.




Thursday, May 19, 2016

Tombs, Hivelords, Lord Mantis and Of Wolves concert photos

The band Tombs from Brooklyn, NY recently embarked on a small U. S. tour. Performing at several locations from New York to Rhode Island. Below are photos and live video footage from their stop in Chicago on May 16 2016. Playing at 1st Ward events Chop Shop. Supporting acts included Lord Mantis, Of Wolves and Hivelords. The entire photo album can be view at this location




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Lord Mantis



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Hivelords



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Of Wolves



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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Defeated Sanity - At One With Wrath

Defeated Sanity unveil a brand new song, "At One With Wrath", check out the video below. Check out the live performance from February at The Beat Kitchen.




Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Belphegor vocalist attacked at airport

Helmuth Lehner vocalist for Belphegor was confronted and spat on by a religious fanatic at a Russian airport 4-19-2016. The youtube video shows an older man speaking in Russian and provoking the vocalist.



Watch footage of Belphegor from Chicago 2015



Wednesday, April 6, 2016

CHRCH - European Tour 2016

The band CHRCH from Sacramento, CA, have embarked on a European Tour. Check out the video trailer as well as the tour dates. They might be headed to an area near you.

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Tour dates
30.3 Italy, Bolzano - Horizon Club 
31.3 Italy, Carpi Modena - Shai Hulud
01.4 Italy, Pescara - Tube Cult Fest
02.4 Italy, Montecchio Maggiore - Circolo La Mesa
03.4 France, Toulouse - Les Pavillons Sauvages
04.4 France, Paris - Glazart
05.4 France, Nantes - La Scene Michelet
06.4 France, Rouen - Hipster Café
07.4 Belgium, Kortrijk - The Pit's
08.4 Germany, Wuppertal - AZ Wuppertal
09.4 Switzerland, Lausanna - Impetus Festival
10.4 Germany, Freiburg am Breisgau - venue TBA 
11.4 Germany, Leeuwarden - The Morgue
12.4 Belgium, Brussels - Magasin4
13.4 Belgium, Antwerp - Antwerp Music City 
14.4 The Netherlands, Tilburg - Roadburn
15.4 The Netherlands, Hengelo - Innocent
16.4 Germany, Leipzig - Doom Over Leipzig
17.4 Germany, Hamburg - Hafenklang

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Funeral Moth - Transience

Funeral Moth is a four piece band, members are Makoto Fujishima - Guitars, Vocals. Tomohiro Kanja - Guitars. Ryo Amamiya - Bass. Yuichiro Azegami - Drums. Music style is listed as, extreme doom. Band location, Tokyo/Kanagawa, Japan.

Transience album released on Weird Truth Productions March 13th 2016. Taking a slight break from all the death/black and grind promos recently sent to me, I come across some really good doom metal from Japan. Funeral Moth delivers some penetrating and haunting music with this second release. Only two tracks and they are very captivating. On long travels, I can lend my full attention and let the rhythms permeate inside my head. The first song "Transience" is about twenty one minutes long. Its journey begins with some simple an effective melodies and creeps along until bringing you to the brink of desolation. Coming from a background that is mostly death metal in the bands I perform in, I can only imaging the amount of concentration it must take to hold a melody or rhythm for such a long time. It is truly in its own realm and I can appreciate what these musicians do. Without a doubt the most captivating song for me is the second track "Lost", this one in particular,  is monumental. The arrangements lead the listeners through many realms and lead to a grand ending which really caught my ears by surprise. The strings, as you might expect, are very low tuned, adding that certain doom character that resonates constantly through out the menacing rhythms. 

In conclusion, music that conjures up images of sorrow and desolation. Long and distant trips through dark corridors. The band lives up to the extreme mood and ambience of doom and the huanting feelings will be hard to remove once you experience this album.
~Artemortifica

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