Beach House Heats Up Calgary

Maryland’s finest, Beach House first entered the music scene in 2004 with their Pitchfork acclaimed single “Apple Orchard”. Known for their cosmic vibrations and somber melodies, the band first came into the spotlight with

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Live Coverage – Losing My Mind With The Pixies

There’s classic rock – and then there’s The Pixie. A household name since the 90’s, it seems this Boston born band is here to stay. . Although I was too young to remember their breakup (and subsequent reunion), many of my formative years were spent obsessing over their albums……

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Interview – “Behind the Scenes with the Metal War Historians, Sabaton”

Sabaton is quite possible the next biggest thing on the global metal stage. They’ve opened for Iron Maiden, toured relentlessly over the last 7 or 8 years and are one of the most prominent bands on the Nuclear Blast roster. Vandala caught up with the band for an interview on October 4th before they played their second gig ever in Calgary, Alberta.

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“Swedish Metal Onslaught: Sabaton and Amon Amarth Crush Calgary”

On October 4th Calgary was ablaze with a full-speed, melodic metal onslaught of Europe’s finest (with one US band paying homage to the style). Never did I think I’d be at a posh venue like Flames Central watching long-haired, bearded veterans of metal dishing out face-melting riffs in rapid succession. Yes, I’m talking about the experience that was seeing Amon Amarth live with the likes of Skeletonwitch and Sabaton.

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