Album Review: Byzantine – The Cicada Tree

Byzantine – The Cicada Tree Review by: Erik D. Harshman     I’ve been with Byzantine since the beginning. That may sound like a metal snob elitist thing to say, but in this case it’s true. I recall, in 2004, hearing the epic breakdown on “Hatfield” on the “Metal” station on those music selection stations…

Band Interview: Railhazer

  A short while back I, Nick, conducted my second interview for the magazine, with local band Railhazer. They were opening up for Portland, Oregon’s, Psychedelic Rock/Stoner Pop band Black Pussy, you can see their photos in the gallery. The band had just finished blowing the crowd away with their Sludge/Doom sound (almost a mix…

Concert Review: Crowbar with Prong and Witchburn at Fubar

By Matt Albers             There are many venues in the St. Louis area, each with their own unique nuances in style and theme that patrons who frequent them expect to experience. Case in point, Fubar which is located just outside the heart of downtown St. Louis, tucked away off the main artery of Lindell Boulevard…