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Mon, Oct 7 On Sale: Aug/9The Masquerade PresentsVicious RumorsSeven Witches | Power Theory | Dead Rites | Bless The DeadPurgatory7:00 PM | $12.00 ADV | All Ages
Vicious RumorsVicious Rumors is an American heavy metal band founded in 1979 in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.
The band co-created the bay area metal scene in it’s beginning. Brainchild of Geoff Thorpe, the band has been active on the metal scene since forever, actively touring through the last 30 years. Vicious Rumors is recognized for their guitar works and harmonies, as well as the variety of their tracks.Born in the Bay Area of San Francisco, in the years when the metal scene was really becoming stronger and stronger in that part of the States. Bands like Laaz Rockit, Metallica, Megadeth, Testament, Exodus, Death Angel are all seeing the light in the same years. Even though…Read More
Seven WitchesSeven Witches released a Demo-CD in 1998, which gave them a record deal with Massacre Records. The first two CDs Second War in Heaven and City of Lost Souls featured vocalist Bobby L. Bobby Lucas was the one who named the band and wrote the lyrics with Jack Frost. Bobby Lucas left the band in 2000 and was replaced with Wade Black who left Crimson Glory for Seven Witches.With Wade Black on vocals, the band recorded their 3rd studio album Xiled to Infinity and One. Wade Black left the band in 2002 and was replaced with James Rivera (Helstar). Bass guitar player Billy Mez also left the band in 2002 and was replaced with the well known Joey Vera, who has played in Anthrax and Armored Saint.…Read More
Power TheoryPower Theory was created in 2007 by Bob “BB” Ballinger with the intention to form a True Metal band with a mix of the NWOBHM, 80’s German Power Metal, and some elements of early thrash
Dave Santini joined forces in October 2008 as lead vocalist, and through some line-up changes and growing pains, momentum picked up in early 2009 , and we completed writing, arranging, and recording the Demo/EP “Metal Forever” with Jason Grosse at 1021 Studios in Tullytown, PA.
The band continued playing live shows with Steve Sabo as drummer and bassist/ member Jason Tete and started to record an 11 song full length debut album at 1021 Studios as well, in between gigs which was completed…Read More
Dead RitesSince its inception in 2004, Dead Rites has been making waves in the underground and tearing up stages across the world. Formed by Radu in Atlanta, Dead Rites was to be the ultimate fusion of his favorite genres. Combining the energy and intensity of punk and old-school heavy metal with his brooding, gothic vocal melodies, the band has created a sound that is both fresh and unique. This being coupled with blistering and passionate live performances, Dead Rites has won over many a stubborn crowd and secured a die-hard fan base. Signed to Hedonism Records in 2005, Dead Rites has since released two studio albums (In the Midst of Malevolence and Dead Alive) to much critical acclaim, and…Read More
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