Zombitrol/Blacktooth Joint FREE BLACK/DOOM SHOWCASE starring Volür, Godstopper, Empyrean Plague, Sortilegia Saturday November 29th, 2014 Smiling Buddha, 961 College St., Toronto Great all-Canadian lineup put together…
Last night the latest round of Wacken Metal Battle Canada had Toronto area bands Our Covenant, Operus, Protokult, The Fiction In Folklore and Endemise duking it out…
On April 15th, Absu visited Toronto once more with local guests Sylvus and Empyrean Plague. Here is a recap of the evening; photos and words by Danielle Griscti
“With Watain, there is no division between style and substance. Far from invoking the more alienating or shoe-gazing aspects of black metal, they invited the audience into their circle with their high-energy antics. They are, at their core, rock and roll at its extreme margins — noisy, nasty, problematic, maybe even unpredictable.”
Jonathan Smith reviews the December 4th Toronto performance by WATAIN, GOATWHORE and BLACK ANVIL at the Opera House.
I don’t want to in any way cheapen Ludicra’s performance here by saying that they performed “admirably under the circumstances.” They flat-out fucking rocked. They are tough, tenacious, and have a mind-blowing stage presence. Their vocalist, Laurie Sue Shanaman, filled the meagre space with her otherworldly voice.
Natalie Zed reviews the April 14th Toronto performance by Ludicra, Krallice and Empyrean Plague, which took place at Rancho Relaxo