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    1349’s Infernal Path leads to the Turf Club

    With their latest release, The Infernal Pathway, 1349 brings their fall North American tour of grim, relentless black metal to the clamoring masses of the Turf Club. 1349 have been heralded since their inception in 1997 as true practitioners of Norwegian Black Metal. They carry a torch for all the fundamental elements that make Norwegian […] More

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    Zakk Sabbath Live At The Varsity Theater

    Cover bands are a dime a dozen. You can see one pretty much every day of the week somewhere in the Twin Cities. But a Black Sabbath tribute band? Now that is rare. How about making it an all-star band? Enter Zakk Sabbath, a band that features lead guitarist Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label […] More

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    Skeletonwitch Devours All Light At The Turf Club

    Skeletonwitch’s Louder Than Light tour has had them storming venus all across the country since May 1st. The fourth-from-last show in this run brought them to Saint Paul’s Turf Club for the very first time. The show was kicked off by the band Wiegedood. Hailing from Ghent, Belgium this black metal trio took to the […] More

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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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    Self-Proclaimed Heavy Metal Band Five Finger Death Punch Performs For a Sold-Out Target Center

    Five Finger Death Punch has always struggled to be taken seriously in the world of heavy metal. Even after their first three albums were released to much commercial & critical acclaim, gaining a foothold in the notoriously elitist metal community was difficult for them.  Many questioned Ivan Moody’s ability to write meaningful lyrics, claimed the […] More

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    Ghost Celebrates Release of New Album at Palace Theatre

    Less than twenty-four hours after their show in Milwaukee was abruptly canceled due to a medical emergency which ultimately led to the passing of an audience member, Ghost was back in action Friday night in St. Paul, celebrating the release of their fourth studio album, Prequelle. The sold-out show was part of their “Rats! On The Road” […] More

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    Stryper Rocks Route 47 On God Damn Evil Tour

    With Stryper hitting The Route 47 Pub And Grub (formerly Pickle Park) for a wonderful, intimate show, I can say this, the show was fantastic! The sound that this venue has is great. Food, drinks…not bad either. Trying to move around to get a drink, head to the bathroom or move to the other side of […] More