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    Thou/Emma Ruth Rundle tear up a sold out Turf Club

    Last night the Twin Cities were treated to a very special collaborative show between the band Thou and solo artist Emma Ruth Rundle at the Turf Club in Saint Paul. If you were unable to attend this sold-out show, you missed a night of heavy music for the record books. Let me tell you if […] More

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    Witchden Salts The Earth At The Nomad World Pub

    The Nomad World Pub played host last night to an evening of real-deal midwest metal. Aptly named The Rites Of Spring, this event was the perfect showcase for some of the area’s heaviest musicians, just in time to knock the last bits of ice loose from our collective bones. If you have been listening to […] More

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    Old Man Winter Can’t Stop the Metal Underground…Mostly

    Setting the Scene  It was a cold and dreary night.   The first real snow storm of the season made the roads dangerous, forcing me to take my time getting to the Hexagon Bar. The weather managed to keep all but the most eager away, including the band Blodwar, who was set to headline this show. Unfortunately, because they had members […] More

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    I came for the Culture and stayed for Nothing

    If you have never been to the 7th st. Entry before, it can be easy to miss if you don’t know what you’re looking for. A simple door with an awning off of the main entrance to the famous First Avenue. It’s a no-frills little venue, with a bar along the back wall to the […] More

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    83 Wolfpack At The Hex

    My head is swirling as I sit and ruminate on all that I just witnessed. The noisy fridge in my apartment barely beating out the one in my head. Tonight was my first experience at the Hex and my first punk show in an embarrassingly long time, hopefully, it won’t be my last. This is […] More