Fear Factory @ In The Venue with Soilwork, Omnikage, Crisis in Consciousness

Fear Factory @ In The Venue with Soilwork, Omnikage, Crisis...
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Tuesday night, old-school industrial metalers Fear Factory descended on In The Venue to give a wild crowd a once-in-a-lifetime performance: the entirety of their Demanufacture album, celebrating its 20th anniversary. The band was joined by the astounding Swedes in Soilwork, and a few young gun acts, including OmniKage from Italy, and Spades and Blades from California. Opening for the tour was local thrash/metalcore outfit Crisis in Consciousness. … read more

Salt Lake Comic Con: Saturday

Salt Lake Comic Con: Saturday
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Salt Lake Comic Con continued to shatter records and expectations on Saturday September 7. Its final day also held its biggest draws: the panels of William Shatner and Stan Lee. Photos by Megan Kennedy. … read more

Photos from Salt Lake Comic Con 2015

Photos from Salt Lake Comic Con 2015
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Salt Lake Comic Con is in its third year, and it’s only getting better and better. Thousands of fans descended on the Salt Palace this weekend to meet their favorite

Behemoth, Myrkur @ The Complex 05.04

Behemoth, Myrkur @ The Complex 05.04
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Darkness! Evil! Mayhem! Fire! Goddamn, I love a good, live, black metal show, and the Behemoth/Myrkur tour did not disappoint. With no opening acts and the sonic and lighting goodness that is The Complex, these European ambassadors of chaos gave fans a night to remember. … read more

Summer Slaughter Tour at The Complex

Summer Slaughter Tour at The Complex
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The Summer Slaughter Tour swung by The Complex on Saturday, Aug. 17 to melt the faces of city’s extreme metal fans. … read more

Explosions in the Sky, Disappears @ The Depot 05.09

Explosions in the Sky, Disappears @ The Depot 05.09
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Explosions in the Sky came out to a screaming, eager crowd, and their own special light setup included a string of moving bar lights on the front of the stage, creating, at times, an ethereal wall of light and smoke. I’ve listened to this band for a long damn time, but I have never seen them live, and I was not disappointed. … read more

Gallery Stroll 08.16.13

Gallery Stroll 08.16.13
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Friday, August 16, Gallery Stroll opened big and bold for Salt Lake residents. We visited Alpine Art, Blonde Grizzly, and the CUAC Contemporary Art Block Party at 2nd and 2nd to catch the action. Photos: Megan Kennedy … read more

Killswitch Engage

Killswitch Engage
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On the first official day of summer, legendary Killswitch Engage and tour mates Miss May I, Darkest Hour, The Word Alive and Affiance set The Great Saltair ablaze with ferocious metal awesomeness.  … read more

Lamb of God, Decapitated, The Stranger Beside Me at In The Venue 05.23

Lamb of God, Decapitated, The Stranger Beside Me at In...
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Thursday, May 23rd 2013, legendary metal band Lamb of God returned to Salt Lake City with Polish death metal wizards Decapitated and local rising stars The Stranger Beside Me.  … read more

Crucialfest 6 @ Art Garden, Metro Bar, Urban Lounge

Crucialfest 6 @ Art Garden, Metro Bar, Urban Lounge
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Crucialfest 6 has kicked the door down and face-melted its way into the summer sunshine, bringing its biggest lineup ever and extending to four days over three venues, including the Art Garden and Metro Bar, and Urban Lounge for the evening acts. … read more