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A Bard’s Eye View: My Last Show of 2016 (Probably)

My Last Show of 2016 (Probably)   Imagine a concert featuring Dark Tranquillity, Swallow the Sun, Enforcer, and Starkill.  That’s a pretty badass lineup.  Anyone would be a fool to pass up a show like this. UNLESS Epica, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Arkona, and The Agonist are playing THE VERY SAME NIGHT. […]


A Bard’s Eye View: The Holographic Principle

The Holographic Principle A Look at the new Epica album   There were three albums that were released on 30 September 2016, but Epica’s album was the one that stuck out the most to me.  The Holographic Principle is not only my favorite Epica album since Design Your Universe, but […]


Artist Profile: The Agonist

Artist Profile The Agonist Country of origin: Canada Genres: Melodic death metal, metalcore Years active: 2004-current Current members: Danny Marino (guitars), Chris Kells (bass, backing vocals), Simon McKay (drums, percussion), Pascal Jobin (guitars), Vicky Psarakis (lead vocals) Number of albums: 4 Number of concerts attended: 3 Notable cameos on artist’s […]


A Bard’s Eye View: I…Don’t (?) Have You Covered?

I…Don’t (?) Have You Covered? Songs that aren’t covers So last week we looked at some cover songs.  This week we’re doing the opposite.  Granted, every week is a week without covers, but this week I’m looking at songs that have the same title but simply aren’t covers.  You’ll catch […]