SHADOW FROST MUSIC and ARTS FESTIVAL: First Annual Two-Day Indoor Winter Event To Take Place In February 2020; Early Bird Weekend Passes Available February 1st, 2019

Shadow Woods Productions, LLC, is pleased to announce the inaugural SHADOW FROST MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL, Maryland's exclusive indoor winter gathering featuring more than a dozen rock and metal bands, games, workshops, art, vendors, fun, and of course a pool party from Friday, February 21st through Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at the Clarion Inn and Event Center in Frederick, Maryland. Shadow Woods …

Reviews and Interviews: What would you like to see?

I have been so immersed in doing shows and planning Shadow Woods Metal Fest that I have really let my writing on this blog slip! I should not let something that's been going fairly well for almost 6 years fall by the wayside! Find me more hours in the day! I would like to do …

Völur, 1476 and Jerome Deppe set to slay The Depot March 6.

Coming up Tuesday, March 6 at The Depot, 1728 N. Charles St. Baltimore. Doors at 7pm; music at 8pm. $10. 1476: New England’s +1476+ creates dark, atmospheric, album-oriented music that draws upon elements of many genres including metal, punk, neofolk, and ambient. They harbor an energy & mood that reflects the environment of the old, …

Godthrymm: A Grand Reclamation

When a band calls itself "epic doom metal" that kind of sets the listener up for what might come. Musically the UK's Godthrymm is pretty epic and has a lot of great "invisible orange" moments. Heavy riffs, building tension in the rhythm section, aggressive melodies that simultaneously remind me of Bolt Thrower AND Candlemass But …

Affasia: Adrift in Remose

Vast, melodic and slightly gothic, Affasia's album "Adrift in Remorse" grabbed me right away, it has elements that might appeal to folks who dig epic death doom, but the blend of growling and clean vocals moves it away from more depressive bands like Evoken.The music itself is more on the post-metal side of things. Some …

Shadow Woods returns; moves to Virginia

We are moving to Virginia. 

SHADOW WOODS METAL FEST: Lord Almighty Joins Lineup; Festival Merch Designs Announced

SHADOW WOODS METAL FEST, Maryland's open-air metal camping party, announces that Boston black metallers Lord Almighty will join the lineup this Fall. Other newcomers to the fest include Germany's sludge masters, Mantar, North Dakota's eerie Ghost Bath, Canada's frosty Numenorean, who opens the fest on Thursday September 15th, and New Jersey's Iberian folk-metalists Windfaerer, who …

Set times for Shadow Woods Metal Fest!

Now that single day tickets are available to Shadow Woods Metal Fest, It makes since to post the set times. Check out these lovely charts detailing all the activities designed by Brian Sheehan. Come out to probably the only edition of this fest ever, just 30 minutes north of Baltimore. It would be dumb if …

How Facebook chokes out your personal posts

Recently, I conducted a very unscientific experiment on Facebook. At 1:14 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, I posted a simple message.   I didn’t post anything else on my wall for one week. I did, however, interact with other people’s posts, liked statuses and photos and I posted to my FB pages (I manage three). But …

Shadow Woods Metal Fest: because nothing goes better with metal than camping

This September marks the first (and hopefully not the last) occurrence of Shadow Woods Metal Fest, a first-of-its-kind in the US mini-version of the Euro style open-air fests. The fest will be held in White Hall, MD about 30 minutes north of Baltimore. Thirty-six bands will perform over two days beginning September 25 and attendees …