Posts Tagged ‘Amon Amarth’

Photos: Amon Amarth @ Fillmore Silver Spring

Fans of Swedish death metal stalwarts Amon Amarth would probably describe the band as "consistent" and "reliable"; detractors might say "predictable" instead. You know what you're going to get from an Amon Amarth album or live show: solid, ridiculously catchy, accessible death metal. In that respect the band's show last Friday came with no surprises—but [...]

Photos: Mayhem Fest @ Jiffy Lube Live

The Rockstar Mayhem Festival is designed to allow maximum intake of heavy music, ranging from tech metal to hard rock to metalcore to pure schlock. Yesterday, the main stage—Jiffy Lube Live's enormous amphitheater—hosted four relatively big-name bands in the evening: Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, and Amon Amarth.
Earlier in the day, 11 lesser-known—and in [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 33

Far Out vs. Hot Dang has returned! This week it's violence and haters, nachos and asscheeks. Yes, it's so very D.C.

"The scene is repeatedly interrupted by what looks (and sounds) like tracer and artillery fire, which eventually shears the top off the pyramid."
Sean Bugg: "I think I need to head home and play Mortal Kombat. [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Boxing on D.C. Stages, The Bang Bang Club, The Sweater Set

Chris Klimek—boxing instructor and theater critic—opens this week's arts section with an essay exploring the recent surfeit of pugilism on D.C. stages. My colleagues and I ponder which D.C. chains will get into the concert business now that Sweetgreen's annual festival has gone big-time. Tricia Olszewski has a triply bad time at the movies; check [...]