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Fertile Green: High on Fire, Kvelertak @ the El Rey, 12/12/13

It was a cold December day, and I was standing on a step at the corner of the El Rey’s stage. As the sand in the hourglass of the year 2013 trickles through, I stood there reflecting on the year. I woke up at the beginning of ’13 so burned out- writing about 100 shows […]

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Spring Fra Livet: Kvelertak, Cancer Bats @ The Roxy, 5/8/13

The rare metal show at The Roxy is always an exciting thing, and as I walked up to buy a ticket that night at the door, I had a pleasant moment of luck as some guy who was very angry at The Roxy personnel for not letting him scalp it out front, gave me his […]

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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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MJØD (Mead): Kvelertak @ University of London Union, 4/20/11

The first thing I did when I woke up on the 20th of April needs no explanation whatsoever: Stonehenge: so iconic within the metal world. While the structure itself isn’t exactly as innately impressive as many of the others I saw on my trip: The Coliseum, The Pantheon, Pompeii; it’s when you stand back, use […]

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SXSW Day 3: Red Fang, Havok, Kvelertak @ Headhunter’s, 3/18/11

I’ll be damned if I was going to miss this show….so I made a point to go look at the schedule posted outside the venue to make CERTAIN no one did any little switcheroo this time and saw Kvelertak slotted for 5:15pm. I ran around some more before going back extra early to check out […]

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