This week has some serious powerhouse tours coming through, featuring some very well-known and loved bands. The theme of this week is bigger acts and serious line-ups, so bust out that coveted metal show fund for some tickets, merch, and pricy drinks. Now is the time to blow that hard earned cash!
Machine Head @ Summit Music Hall – Tuesday Feb. 17th
1349 @ The Marquis – Wednesday, Feb. 18th
If crushing death metal and awesome, epic black metal is your thing, then you won’t want to miss this special show. 1349 rule as leaders of of trve black metal in the grand tradition of groups like Dark Throne, but with a modern intensity and anger. Origin are one of the heaviest and most innovative death metal bands out there today, and will no doubt make an awesome accompaniment to the different but equally awesome offerings of 1349. Add in Abysmal Dawn, who play crushing technical death metal, and local group Eye of Minerva, and you have an awesome show on your hands!
Who: 1349, Origin, Abysmal Dawn, Eye of Minerva
Cost: $16 in advance, $18 the day of
Doors: 6:00 PM
Unearth @ The Marquis – Thursday, Feb. 19th
Cryogen @ The Marquis – Friday, Feb. 20th
Maybe you are seriously craving some metal this weekend, but don’t have the cash to check out some of these larger tours. In that case, you may want to check out this all-local show on Friday at The Marquis. Cryogen from Colorado, who are poised to release their second album with Denver producing great Dave Otero, are playing their final show. They will be joined by other local groups Stratagem, It’s Always Sunny in Tijuana, and Ploy for Extinction. This one’s on a weekend night and will only cost you ten bucks, so you’ve got no excuses!
Who: Cryogen, Stratagem, It’s Always Sunny in Tijuana, Ploy for Extinction
Cost: $8 in advance, $10 the day of
Doors: 7:00 PM
By Aaron Lambert and Addison Herron-Wheeler
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