The Agonist – Prisoners

You know, The Agonist are a damn solid band. They’re one of the few female fronted bands that are actually carried by the immense skill of the singer instead of her looks (even though Alyssa White-Gluz is very pretty), and even without her, the riffing is good enough to make the band worthwhile. Over the years, they’ve gotten heavier and downright better, and their third album Prisoners sounded like it would be their best to date. Is it so?

Death To All — June 28th, Irving Plaza, NY

Being a huge fan of Chuck Schuldiner’s genre-defining musical endeavor Death, I was unbelievably excited to realize that the New York leg of the Death To All tour (which happened to be the closest one to where I live) was on my birthday. I immediately obtained VIP tickets and started…

Hey! Listen to Depravation!

Why do I love the internet? Because of the amount of hidden gems that can be discovered if you take the time to actually look for them. And the gems I speak of are in the form of bands, and everyday I come across at least one or two that…

Shockwave Festival Has Shit The Bed

That means it’s cancelled, I guess. After half of the lineup dissolving from this would-be festival tour a couple of weeks ago, Misery Index posted the following update on Facebook: Due to a series of unfortunate events, we’re not doing any shows on any shockwave/Fear Factory/Voivod etc. tour. It’s cancelled.…