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Dangertits: Galaktikon @ WesFest @ The Roxy, 3/3/13

I’ve been a huge fan of Brendon Small since the beginning of HardRockChick in 2007. Proof: ->I first learned of Metalocalypse because I vetted the IP for a videogame publisher I used to work for ->I saw Small emcee an event that used to be called the Guitar Hero Championship in San Francisco in late […]

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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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An Evening with Dethklok @ The Fillmore, 6/9/08

Homemade ‘Explode Me!’ shirt, Pickles, and Brendon Small, oh my.

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