Photo highlights of Days of the Doomed III – day 2

The second day of Days of the Doomed III was a long day, filled with a diverse selection of bands at The Blue Pig in Cudahy, Wisc. It was also the night of the Super Moon. I don't know if the moon had anything to do with it, but there were a few technical glitches. …

Photo highlights of Days of the Doomed III – day 1

Here are just a few of my favorite photos that I took during the first day of Days of the Doomed Fest III in Cudahy, Wisc. at The Blue Pig Tavern. No review now; actually I don't feel qualified to do that. But I did enjoy every band I saw on Friday, which was a …

Vreid trade common black metal themes for art, literature, history

Black metal music is rife with themes of the occult, Satanism, and misanthropy. Once in a while though, a band comes along that takes a different approach. That band is Norway’s Vreid, who use historical, philosophical and now themes from literature, nature and art in their concept driven recordings. “We get a lot of very …