It’s 8:50 pm in the Quarter Note in Sunnyvale, California, the stage lights go off and we are left with a darkness, a few seconds later the stage is bombarded with light and Burden of Oath band members appear and right away get to work while Alan Griggs (Vocalist) greets the crowd of the now packed Quarter Note bar. Continue reading
The Final Campaign, Leg Seven of Slayer’s Final World Tour, kicked off in Asheville, NC on November 2 and wrapped up with two nights at the L.A. Forum on November 29 and November 30, seeing the band end its touring career in Southern California where it all began back in 1981. Primus, Ministry and Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals performing a vulgar display of Pantera, were support on all dates. Continue reading
Sacramento’s power metal band Niviane once again rocked the stage of the Ace of Spades. The band played songs from their upcoming album, including the new fan favorite “Fires in the Sky” that had some of the crowd singing along while others waved their arms from side to side and others threw up the metal horns.
Niviane always gets the crowd fired up from the get go and maintains a good communication channel with the crowd mixed with good chemistry between the band members and killer songs, it always makes for an entertaining show.
NIVIANE is an American power metal band formed in 2014 hailing from Sacramento, California. The band has gain a lot of popularity in the past few years with a huge following in North America as well as in Europe.
Setlist of songs played at the Ace of Spades on October 08 2019:
1 War of Immortals
2 Dreams Come Crashing Down
3 Forgotten Centurion
5 Fires in the Sky
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American melodic metalcore band All That Remains performance at the Berkeley UC Theatre on October 2nd was nothing short of phenomenal. From setting the mood with the first song “This Calling” to the last song “Two Weeks”, the energetic band had the crowd going wild, singing along and moshing. Continue reading