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I Am Beyond: Power of the Riff with Pentagram, Eyehategod, Winter, Black Breath, Pelican, Trap Them, All Pigs Must Die, Black Cobra, Acephalix, and Early Graves @ Echo and Echoplex, 8/13/11

People often ask me what HardRockChick is. It’s not exactly a music blog- I don’t do record reviews….my live show reviews aren’t even really reviews. I try to explain to people that HardRockChick is pretty much my diary that has followed the story of my life for the past almost five years now, and how […]

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SXSW Day 4: Naam, eyehategod, Pentagram @ Scoot Inn, 3/19/11

My final show at SXSW would end at the same place it began. A perfect circle. I walked over to the Scoot Inn, my calves quivering from traversing West, South, and now East on this day alone. I heard the low murmur of doom as I approached, but I did not feel it. $10 later, […]

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Deoxyribonucleic Acid: Pentagram, Ludicra, Slough Feg, Orchid @ DNA Lounge, 3/24/10

“I think I can, I think I can…” I stood in front of the bathroom mirror giving myself a pep talk before departing for DNA. I reapplied my eyeliner extra thick so that no one could see the sickness in my eyes. There was no way I was missing this show, which was essentially part […]

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Put the Pedal to the Metal / Pentagram, Nachtmystium, Hammers of Misfortune, Orchid @ DNA Lounge, 7/2/09

Whore for Satan put together a killer metal show last night at DNA. When I walked in, Orchid’s set was already underway. I had mixed feelings about this local band when I saw them back in Feb. ’08, but this time I thoroughly enjoyed their set. They had the cleanest sound of the evening. I […]

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