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Live Review: Radio Free Universe CD Release Show “Casa Del Diablo”

Saturday March 25, 2017 saw Radio Free Universe unleash their new CD “Casa Del Diablo” upon an adoring public at Hamilton, Ontario’s Casbah Lounge. I’d discovered the band after their publicist, an industry friend, sent me an email stating that … Continue reading

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Soilwork’s Fury Tour 2016 Final Show – November 16, 2016 – Toronto, Canada

A press release came into Metal Nation News late last summer announcing one of the best tour packages of the year, the Soilwork headlined Fury Tour with support from Unearth, Battlecross, Wovenwar and Darkness Divided to be played in 26 … Continue reading

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Festival Diary: Heavy Montreal Day 2 with the Rev

Day two of Heavy Montreal promised a sprinkle of rain and a flood of non-stop metal from the awesome lineup including the likes of Blind Guardian, Hatebreed, Killswitch Engage and headliners Disturbed. On tap for today were interviews with Hansi … Continue reading

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Festival Diary: Heavy Montreal Day 1 with the Rev

Heavy Montreal took place a few days ago on August 6 & 7, 2016 at Parc Jean Drapeau in the awesome city of Montreal. The Rev was there armed with media credentials and his Metal Nation Radio tees with cutoff … Continue reading

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Festival Review: Vans Warped Tour – Blossom Music Center July 20th 2016

For 22 years Vans Warped Tour has been hitting the road in the U.S, Canada, Australia and Europe.  Every year it’s a mixture of what’s to come in rock and some staples from years prior to bring the noise that … Continue reading

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Live Review: Phear Live 2.0 @ The Rockpile, Toronto July 23, 2016

Who: Phear (with guest Cameljoe) Where: Rockpile, Toronto When: July 23, 2016 On Saturday July 23, 2016 Canadian metal-masters Phear took the stage with a mission; to present an arena quality show that would leave the audience breathless, beaten and … Continue reading

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Kiss @ Calgary Stampede, July 13, 2016 Photo Journal

Kiss, with guests The Cult, rolled through the Calgary Stampede on Wednesday July 13, 2016. Our master photog Jef Thorell was there to capture the moment for Metal Nation Radio.  

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Live Review: Lords of the Trident, Prismind, Tsargrad & Lutharo, Coalition Toronto

Bill: Lords of the Trident, Prismind, Tsargrad & Lutharo Date/Venue: May 29, 2016 Coalition Club Toronto, Canada Lords of the Trident, hailing from Wisconsin in the U.S., bills itself as the most metal band on earth. Well… that’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Festival Review: Metalcon – The Hague 20-21st of May. Part 3

Part 3, the final part of the review of the 4th edition of Metalcon! This part will cover the final bands of the Saturday afternoon and evening! These bands are Korpse, Bleeding Gods, Saille, Rectal Smegma and Bodyfarm. Among these … Continue reading

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Festival Review: Metalcon – The Hague 20-21st of May. Part 2

Yesterday, Part 1 we hard about the Friday shows at Metalcon. Click on the highlighted “Part 1” if you missed it! (Part 1). This review, Part 2, will look at the gigs of the Saturday morning and early afternoon with … Continue reading

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Hades Lab Review – Incineration Fest, London

Hades Lab, a five-piece crushing ensemble from the UK ignited a flame at this year’s Incineration Fest, scalding the audience with  relentless guitar riffs, driven drums and blistering vocals that altogether branded the audience with their unique brew of grind, … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch and Tribulation, Toronto, Canada

Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch & Tribulation  Venue: The Opera House, Toronto  Date: April 10, 2016 On Sunday April 10, 2016, the Decibel Magazine Tour hit Toronto with Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch and Tribulation at the historic venue, The … Continue reading

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ZZ Top Live! April 2, 2016

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Show: ZZ Top  Date: April 2, 2016, Location: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino, Calgary Canada  ZZ Top, that little blues band from Texas who has been active since 1969, is still giving crowd-pleasing hard-rock performances with a plethora of classics … Continue reading

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Concert Review: The Offspring – Calgary, Canada

Show: The Offspring Date: March 25, 2015 Venue: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino, Calgary, Canada  They are still Pretty Fly for a bunch of White Guys as Orange County’s Offspring rocked the sold out Grey Eagle Resort & Casino on … Continue reading

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March Metal Madness in the YYC!

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March Metal Madness in the YYC with Our Partner Grey Eagle Resort and Casino! The month known in the U.S. for March Madness had its own brand of March Metal Madness which we were pleased to participate in! This short … Continue reading

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