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Concert Recap: The Crinn, Zebulon Pike, The Body Beneath, Ambassador Gun @ Triple Rock Social Club

Posted in Concert Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on Friday, July 3, 2009 by Ryan Buege

The Crinn(The Crinn)

Zebulon Pike live @ Triple Rock Social Club(Zebulon Pike)

The Body Beneath live @ Triple Rock Social Club(The Body Beneath)

Ambassador Gun live @ Triple Rock Social Club(Ambassador Gun)

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Concert Photo Recap: Høst, Vernal Pool, Said the Shotgun to the Head, Ambassador Gun, and Desolate Void @ the Hexagon

Posted in Concert Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , on Monday, January 12, 2009 by Ryan Buege

This was an amazing show on Saturday night (Jan. 10, 2009) at the Hexagon bar in Minneapolis from up-and-coming progressive/experimental black metal band Høst from Fargo. The show was opened by local psychedelic drone/doomgazers Vernal Pool, mathcore riff masters Said the Shotgun to the Head, death-grinders Ambassador Gun, and Eau Claire metal band Desolate Void

Høst
Høst live @ the Hexagon Bar - January 2009

Høst live @ the Hexagon Bar - January 2009

Vernal Pool
Vernal Pool live @ the Hexagon Bar - January 2009

Vernal Pool live @ the Hexagon Bar - January 2009

Said the Shotgun to the Head
Said the Shotgun to the Head live @ the Hexagon Bar - January 2009

Ambassador Gun
Ambassador Gun live @ the Hexagon Bar - January 2009

Desolate Void
Desolate Void live @ the Hexagon Bar - January 2009
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MPLS free show: Høst (and others) @ the Hexagon Bar

Posted in Concert Dates with tags , , , , , on Friday, January 9, 2009 by Ryan Buege

Høst @ Hexagon BarFREE! Any smart Minneapolis music fan should do themselves a huge favor and check out this free showcase this week from some of the areas best metal bands. For those not aware, Høst has been recently been afforded the honor of receiving Decibel Magazine‘s 25th Best Extreme Metal Album of 2008 (placing them somewhere between internationally beloved bands such as Testament and Opeth). It’s quite an honor for a small band from the Minnesota scene that has barely had the chance to play 20 shows locally. Not to mention, their s/t album was my favorite regional metal release of the year. Høst is an innovative journey that takes both black metal and experimental rock through new ideas; a blizzard of an album that will please fans of all types of progressive and extreme music. Opening support is provided by Minneapolis grind’n’rollers Ambassador Gun, St. Paul deathgrinders Said the Shotgun to The Head, gritty Eau Claire metalheads Desolate Void, and Minneapolis metalgazers Vernal Pool. See you there!

FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE!

Concert Photo Recap: Blue Ox, Ambassador Gun @ the Uptown Bar

Posted in Concert Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , on Monday, December 22, 2008 by Ryan Buege

Last night at the Uptown Bar in Minneapolis, Blue Ox and Ambassador Gun both played brilliant sets of bludgeoning death-n-roll stoner metal and razor sharp grindcore respectively. Although I missed the opening two bands (..I heard Nobot was very good electro psych..) thanks to the shitty road conditions, the fun shows that both these bands put on made the cold trip worth the while for me and the small group of my fellow drunken metalheads in attendance that night. AG even broke out an spot on cover of Sepultura’s infamous “Territory” to close their set! Here are some photos:

Blue Ox
Blue Ox live at the Uptown Bar
Blue Ox live at the Uptown Bar
Blue Ox live at the Uptown Bar
Blue Ox live at the Uptown Bar
Blue Ox live at the Uptown Bar

Ambassador Gun
Ambassador Gun live at the Uptown Bar
Ambassador Gun live at the Uptown Bar
Ambassador Gun live at the Uptown Bar

Full album of photos from both bands available on Facebook!

Concert Photo Recap: Today is the Day, Count Vesuvius, Ambassador Gun @ the Turf Club

Posted in Concert Reviews with tags , , , , , , , on Thursday, November 20, 2008 by Ryan Buege

Today is the Day live at the Turf Club

The date was Saturday, November 15th for experimental metal (underground legends) band Today is the Day‘s headling performance at the Turf Club in St. Paul with local crust/grind stalwarts Ambassador Gun and psychedelic doom prodigies Count Vesuvius. Despite being vastly underattended, the opening bands were AMAZING (..seriously, check them out)..) and the main set was a brilliant showcase of Today is the Day’s most recent album Axis of Eden set to feature film directed by David Hall. For nearly 2 decades, Steve Austin and Today is the Day have been redefining and expanding the definition of music, and even the performance that night redefined how a metal band can present a new album to its audience. The videos played throughout the performance were shockingly realistic, stark, and beautiful – the perfect mindfuck to complement the music of Today is the Day, a band that has embodied and defined this imagery ever since their early days on local AmRep.

While I didn’t capture any video, I’ve got a pretty spectacular photo gallery from the night!

Today is the Day

Today is the Day live at the Turf Club

Today is the Day live at the Turf Club

Today is the Day live at the Turf Club

Today is the Day live at the Turf Club

Today is the Day live at the Turf Club

Today is the Day live at the Turf Club

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