If a full moon makes people crazy, a supermoon makes people completely mental. I could sense this on my walk from home to venue, the streets already peppered with wasted youth. Added to full moon fever was the fact that this felt like the first truly hot day of the year….and it was humid. So [...]
I interviewed Orion from Behemoth before their show at the White Rabbit in San Antonio. Topics include playing different types of venues, being a controversial/extreme band, his side project Vesania, something he’s obsessed with, the cover of NIN’s “Wish”, and the best piece of advice he’s ever gotten.
“You’ve been here as much as me this week!” the security at the door of Emo’s tells me. Yeah…. It’s been a while since I’ve frequented a venue so much that I have ‘a spot’…it’s like my San Francisco days all over again. Decapitated’s grooving tech-death metal got the crowd riled up early on. I [...]
4 nights earlier I had seen this tour in LA. I’ve followed many tours over the past few years, and this proved to be the most interesting dichotomy of shows. After interviewing Orion of Behemoth on their bus, I grabbed some greek food across the street and waited for the show to begin. I was [...]
Last year’s Austin Psych Fest was, as one would expect, a trippy adventure amidst the weird energy of the now defunct Seaholm Power Plant. To kick off this year’s fest, on Monday night we found ourselves at the Alamo Drafthouse to watch a screening of the DVD made from last year’s fest. The back of [...]
“Take your heart into your hand Always Take your heart into your hand Always I’m on my way back home I’m on my way back home” ~The Octopus Has No Friends, Mastodon Six days after seeing this tour in Texas, I woke up excited to do it all over again. There’s something about the possibility [...]