Black Wizard’s last album, 2016’s New Waste, just narrowly missed our Hellbound Top 10 Canadian albums… and it’s probably my fault. I think I…
Well, it was great a opportunity, and that doesn’t happen much anymore, for this contributor to go see a show on a Wednesday night….
At this point, I’ve probably seen Weedeater more times than Dixie’s got toes, but they keep me coming back for more.
It’s not everyday you have the opportunity to listen to music that’s straight from the heart, fun and by musicians that wear their influences…
For a band that has only been together a couple years, the chemistry is incredible. They’re already crafting their art in such grand fashion that before long they’ll be forcing the bands now considered influences to up their game.
Back again by popular demand!
You keep asking when it’s coming back, so here it is. Here is what the staff of Hellbound.ca has been enjoying during the months of July and August 2013.
Hellbound Metal: “Young Wisdom is the perfect showcase of a ravenous young band that’s been doing everything right – cutting its teeth on the local live scene, building its audience, generating its buzz, and now the time has come to unleash their magic upon the world.”
By Rob Hughes Black Wizard’s second album teems with heavy rock majesty, with grime-caked riffs from start to finish. The members of Black Wizard…
Hellbound Metal: “Whoa, cleanup on aisle one! Judging by the state of the stairway up to the Rickshaw lobby, this was one of those “party till you puke” kind of shows. Put four hard-rocking bands together on a Friday night, and things are bound to get out of hand for some.”
Live review by Rob Hughes
“While the Stanley Cup Riot of 2011 will be neither forgiven nor forgotten any time soon, it was heartening to see Vancouver’s metal scene step up and do their part to help soothe some of the sting the city’s been feeling since that night. I also got my eyes opened – there are a lot of incredible bands in this city”
Rob Hughes and Kyle Harcott review the July 13th RIFFS NOT RIOTS festival that happened in Vancouver. Concert photography by Ted Reckoning.