Category Archives: Blogging

Rihanna Rocks or Does She?

Should this matter to metal fans if she rocks Judas, Krokus, and Motley and doesn’t listen to their music? I actually saw this conversation unfold virally in a Facebook group I’m no longer in. I couldn’t take the hypocrisy, but that’s a story for another day.

Let’s move on.

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The Atlas Moth’s “The Old Believer” drops today

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#latergram alert: What better time to promote a little #theatlasmoth “The Old Believer” drops today! Here’s some shots from that night at Wall to Wall Recording in Chicago when Gojira & crew stopped by to record on the title track after their gig at the Aragon with Slayer. Fun and productive night indeed! Good luck guys!!! #profoundlorerecords #theoldbeliever #gojira #joeduplantier #gojiraofficial #yakuza #cantstoppromoting #pr #supportlocal #buyvinyl

(Pssst… for you geeks out there, lower left-hand pocket; that gem recorded The Police’s “Synchronicity” album. You’re welcome!).

Watain’s Erik Danielsson in “Ritual” LIVE 15 October 2013 at the Bottom Lounge Chicago

FourteenG, in its history, has witnessed some pretty bizarre happenings in the past but Watain’s performance at the Bottom Lounge in Chicago has been inducted into the “Top 10 Best Metal Shows Ever” category. House photog, Erika Kristen, caught the charismatic singer Erik Danielsson during “ritual”.

NOTE: Not professional grade meant for fan-fair onl

Ghost 5 October 2013 LIVE at Majestic Theatre in Madison WI “Genesis/Year Zero”

FourteenG attempted to have a little vacation and actually ENJOY a show and not COVER one. However, we still couldn’t resist bringing you a snippet from Ghost’s off dates (with Skeletonwitch as support) before their trek on the “Hail To The King” with Avenged Sevenfold & Deftones. Thank Ghost’s congregation (and Harem 😉 for the popular demand for videos. Ert välkomnande.

 

Periphery’s Matt Halpern Drumming LIVE Summer Slaughter 12August2013 at the House of Blues Chicago

Summer Slaughter has showcased some of the best modern metal since its annual jaunt across the planet in 2007. Just one of SS’s stand out performances of 2013 has to be Periphery. Their formula of fun mathcore is an inkling of where metal is headed. Our Random Fandom entry is of BandHappy.com founder, drummer Matt Halpern. We were forewarned of his intricacies on the drums.
Ok, so NOW we get it!
Matt is bad ass.
We now have full view of Periphery’s all around soon-to-be greatness.