Josh Grace

WEB EXTRA: Metal band Chimaira to perform at 9:30 on Friday

This Friday and Saturday nights, the No Fear Tour will be reeking havoc on D.C.’s 9:30 Club. The lineup features metal bands He Is Legend, Chimaira, Dragonforce and headliners, Killswitch Engage. Chimaira just completed a new album tilted “Resurrection,” which will be released on March 6 and promises to be as intense and harrowing as […]

Unearth, Slayer bring metal to D.C.

“Shit, someone just gave me a bottle of booze, sweet!” I was on the phone with Buz McGrath, one of two guitarists from Unearth. The Boston-based metalcore band had been on the road for six days touring with metal legends Slayer. “So far the tour has been going great,” Buz told me over the phone […]

WEB UPDATE: Children of Bodom

Posted Tuesday, Jan. 9, 8:29 p.m. Friday night European metal bands Gorjia, Amon Amarth, and Children of Bodom demonstrated sheer metal excellence to a sold-out crowd at DC’s 9:30 Club. The gig kicked off with Sanctity, a metal band from North Carolina. Although Sanctity’s guitar rifts and thrash vocal’s somewhat imitated world-famous Trivium, during their […]