That’s right my metal brothers, it’s me Death Metal Dave again. After taking some time off to concentrate on chronologically arranging my Kataklysm concert ticket stubs and framing my Slayer vinyl, I’ve decided to come back by popular demand. It seems that a lot of tough questions plague my fellow metal brethren; questions that only… Continue reading Ask Death Metal Dave: A Metal Scene Q & A That’s Not for the Faint of Gut!
Every time it’s the same. I’ll go to a friend’s house, sit down on his comfortable couch, and proceed to yell comically at the television. My screaming isn’t directed at just a particular show or commercial, and sometimes it comes without warning. To be honest, it’s really just to get a laugh or assert my… Continue reading STOP TELLING ME THINGS! The Art of Screaming at TVs
Arcane Malevolence‘s first show was December 14, 2007 at Monkey Bar with Age Old Nemesis, Lesser Being, and Year of Confession. Monkey Bar shut its doors years ago and reopened as some dance club. Lesser Being and Age are now defunct; I don’t know who Year of Confession is, but they’re probably defunct too.… Continue reading Arcane’s Last Show: The End of an Era
I’m really not conceited enough to think that the breakup of Arcane Malevolence should take up an entire music column on this excellent e-zine. I originally decided to fit it in as a supplement to a bigger issue. Over the last few days however, I’ve come to realize that the breakup of my band IS… Continue reading The Writer in Musician’s Skin: A Commentary on the Local Metal Scene
This is Death Metal Dave here, filling in at Alternative Control to shed some light for all those posers out there on how to properly support the metal scene. I see so many losers come to local shows that just don’t know and don’t realize how important it is to support the scene properly. It… Continue reading Mortified Nuclear Immolated Mutant Populace Death (A Fashion Article)