Cold: Static-X, Davey Suicide, 9 Electric @ Backstage Live, 7/21/12

The evening began early, as I finally got to meet the Backstage Bear and then interviewed Wayne and Tera Static on the bus hours before the show. Then, after killing time at a local Mexican restaurant where I savored margaritas and guacamole and tres leches cake until my tummy hurt, we stumbled into the show. […]

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I Feel the Dark: Opeth, Mastodon, and Ghost @ Backstage Live San Antonio, 4/20/12

Every year, as the sun starts shining more, there comes the long awaited part of the year that live music fans lust for: concert season. And the crown jewels of the season are the carefully crafted package tours, where bands that you never thought you’d see together share the stage, uniting fans, sometimes for better […]

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Thrash ‘Till Death: Destruction, Heathen @ Backstage Live, 5/17/11

I hate the feeling of sickness creeping in. And since I always have a million things to do, I always choose to ignore it. I pulled into the neighborhood of Backstage Live and decided to skip some of the openers in lieu of resting in the car. Two hours later I peeled myself out of […]

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Take Control: Lords of Acid, Angelspit, Radical G, Chant @ Backstage Live, 3/20/11

“The magick is in the feeling I can make you do what I want you to” I am the queen of overcommitting myself. It would be my 20th show in the last 7 days, but somehow I found the energy. So back to Backstage Live I went, parking in the lot they overcharge for and […]

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All Shall Fall: Immortal, Absu @ Backstage Live, 2/26/11

I woke up one day last week and decided that today was the day that I stop letting people walk all over me. As I emerge from the shadow of my time of need, I’m gaining some clarity. I’m starting to figure shit out…that a friendship is a fallacy, that my love was just their […]

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Nil: Eluveitie, 3 Inches of Blood, Holy Grail @ Backstage Live, 2/21/11

Every time I look down I’m going 85. I’ve really been trying to slow down….but it’s so hard. I just want to get to the good stuff. This was my first time to venture to Backstage Live. It’s across the railroad tracks from downtown San Antonio, in a slightly shady area. The small parking lot […]

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