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All We Love We Leave Behind: Converge, Torche, Nails, Kvelertak @ The Glass House Pomona, 10/27/12

I gotta say, there’s nothing like leaving the house looking like this: …and getting picked up by two chicks that look like this: I love Halloween. I was Murmaider…yes, the Dethklok song. No one got it, but that’s ok. I’m used to being misunderstood. An hour later, we were in the suburb of Pomona, amongst […]

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Go Forth and Die: Dethklok, Mastodon, Converge @ San Jose Event Center, 11/21/09

It was my fourth and final show of what was nicknamed the Mastoklok tour. From the first show of the tour in Portland, to two Texas shows last week, to tonight’s final show of the tour in San Jose, I’ve followed the local metal legends, one of the most polarizing hardcore bands, my heavy metal […]

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Keep Austin Weird: Dethklok, Mastodon, Converge, High on Fire @ Austin City Music Hall, 11/13/09

Friday the 13th. Normally, I like this day- but this day was far from normal. My reason for being in Texas was mostly for family. So on my trek from Houston to Austin, I visited my grandfather in a nursing home for what would probably be the last time. Then I visited my grandmother’s grave […]

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Houston, We Have A Problem: Dethklok, Mastodon, Converge, High On Fire @ Verizon Wireless Theater, Houston, TX 11/12/09

As I’m walking to the Verizon Wireless Theater from my hotel, where I’ve just left my mom who frets like I’m still 16, I get to thinking…I was born about 10 miles away from here! I went to my first concert maybe 5 miles away, at a rodeo at the Astrodome, which may or may […]

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Metal Dream Team: Dethklok, Mastodon, Converge, High on Fire @ Roseland Ballroom in Portland, 10/2/09

Most of the metal community let out a collective hurray- or threw horns, or whatever- when this tour was announced. I knew immediately that I would catch a few dates of this tour to take it all in. Last night’s show was the kick off for the tour. I’d also never been to Portland before, […]

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