Mad House: Metal Blade 30th Anniversary Party featuring Armored Saint, Sacred Reich, Gypsyhawk and more @ House of Blues Sunset, 11/30/12

As I worked on preparing all of my coworkers for me to be incommunicado for a full week, vacation brain started to lay itself on top of my already hazy mind. But I shook it off to get dressed for what would surely be an entertaining night celebrating 30 years of Metal Blade Records at […]

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Overloaded: Gypsyhawk, Scorpion Child, The Fabulous Miss Wendy @ Viper Room

That morning I woke up feeling like something was just different. As I walked down the Sunset Strip to the Viper Room, I had an extra bounce in my step. Perhaps it was the thai tea and papaya salad paired with rock ‘n’ roll at Toi, but for those of us into astronomy, I had […]

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Chris Barnes / Six Feet Under | Photo Credit: Dirt Junior

Seed of Filth: Scion/Metal Blade present Six Feet Under, Cattle Decapitation, Battlecross, Gypsyhawk, and Pilgrim @ The Glass House Pomona, 9/15/12

We’re crawling down the 101, giggling furiously because a Four Runner full of frat boys are pointing at us, one going to the extreme of hanging out the window waving horns in the air and tearing off his shirt. I’m not kidding. The temperature gauge kept climbing higher, and higher, and higher as we traveled […]

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trash talk

Feast of the Damned: SXSW 2012 – Black Breath, Shining, Audrey Horne, Nachtmystium, Trash Talk, Gypsyhawk, Intronaut, The Atlas Moth, Hull, Holy Grail, Early Graves, Pallbearer, The Black Ryder, Speedwolf, and more

My previous two years of SXSW coverage have taken you on my journey show by show…but this year was a little atypical for me. Instead I’m gonna combine it all into one highlight reel. Before I begin, here are a few general thoughts about SXSW 2012: > Every year it seems like things are more […]

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Defenders of Good Times: Gypsyhawk @ The Mountain Bar, 9/6/11

We were lost in downtown LA’s Chinatown. That is, until we saw the white van and trailer and long-haired men amidst the pseudo-foreign land backdrop. It was the kick off show for Gypsyhawk‘s tour. As we waited for the venue to open, we walked amidst the glow of neon signs and chinese lanterns, on an […]

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HardRockChick interviews Gypsyhawk

September 6, 2011 | I talked to Gypsyhawk after their set at the Mountain Bar in downtown LA a couple nights ago. They talked about must-have tour supplies, their recent signing with Metal Blade Records, and the pros/cons of going DIY vs. signing with a label.

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