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Blackguard Like To Rip Off Beer Labels?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on October 19, 2009 by Steve H

A short tidbit on something I noticed whilst reading Decibel, a uncanny similarity between Blackguard‘s Profugus Mortis album art and Quebec based Unibrue’s Beer, Maudite.

I would hardly call this a coincidence, however, I’m not slamming Blackguard for choosing to emulate a beer label. Probably a beer they really enjoy.

On that note, I think you should all check out Blackguard‘s Profugus Mortis and some Unibrue beer.  Do both at the same time. And drive.

Not really.

-Steve

Blackguard – Profugus Mortis

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on September 8, 2009 by Steve H

I have known about Blackguard’s music by the way of Profugus Mortis for a number of years. Out of all of the Canadian Folk Metal bands, I always thought they were the tightest and most unique sounding. So when I heard they were signing to Nuclear Blast, I was almost ecstatic. Seemed as though Canadian metal was finally making more of a buzz with Folk Metal music, after Melodic Death with Kataklysm, Deathcore from Despised Icon, and Brutal Death from old men, Cryptopsy. Though disappointed with the name change, their “first” record (they released one record previously as Profugus Mortis) bearing their old name more than delivers the Epic Folk Metal I had spent years enjoying, and hearing before some of my favorite bands. Continue reading

Summer FUCKING Slaughter

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on July 17, 2009 by Steve H

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So I was at Summer Slaughter the other day.  Surprisingly one of the better shows I’ve been to,  good energy from every band that played. I didn’t get to see all the bands play, simply because the line for food was ridiculous and I had to be well fed for Ensiferum / Necrophagist.  I’ll give you a run down of all the bands that night:

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