Festival Diary – DAY 4: Housecore Horror Film Festival / Horror & Heavy Metal Fest 2014

Housecore Horror Film Festival was quite the success last year. Phil Anselmo curated the event immediately and garnering it special attention from the metal world. This was to be the […]

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Festival Diary – DAY 1: Housecore Horror Film Festival / Horror & Heavy Metal Fest 2014

Housecore Horror Film Festival was quite the success last year. Phil Anselmo curated the event immediately and garnering it special attention from the metal world. This was to be the festivals second edition, and it was poised to be bigger than ever. Four days of metal thrashing fun, Housecore proved to be quite the success.

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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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