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This Weekend: Autumn Screams Doom Fest II

October 23, 2013
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This Weekend: Autumn Screams Doom Fest II

Doom Metal is a genre of metal with a long and storied association with this area, where bands like The Obsessed and Pentagram laid down a path that countless others would follow. With a style inspired by Black Sabbath, a slower tempo than most modern metal, down-tuned, distorted riffs, and a dark, sinister outlook,...
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A389 announces lineup of 2014 anniversary festival

September 27, 2013
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A389 Record (2013′s “Best Record Label“) is throwing their traditional Anniversary Bash once again this January. For many years it was a single day event at Sonar, but changed in 2013 to a sprawling, multi-day,multi-venue event, which presented some challenges. This year, label-head Dom Romeo has organized a two-day event at Baltimore Soundstage  (Jan....
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Baroness’s John Baizley on their crash, comeback, and Baltimore show

May 24, 2013
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Baroness’s John Baizley on their crash, comeback, and Baltimore show

I first saw Baroness in late 2003, at a show at the old Talking Head Club on Davis Street. From seeing that early show, as well as listening to their demo, it was clear that this Savannah-based band were destined to be a big deal. Over the years, I’ve followed their rise to the...
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