I’ve failed. This makes the seventh day in nearly 6 years, weekend and holidays and inclement weather included, when I haven’t been able to post something of substance. I blame California Deathfest, and my inability to spend the hours before the next night preparing something for our putrid blog.
I have photos and lots of thoughts about the bands I saw on Saturday night, but that will have to wait until Monday. All I’ll say for now is that the photo above is a hint about the band whose Saturday set, for my tastes, was the best of the day. But it was a very, very close call, because it was a very strong night of metal, which included these people:
Below is the list of what I plan to experience tonight in Oakland, CA. It will be a severe test of the soles of my feet and the vertebrae in my back, and of course the pliability of my overtaxed liver. If you’re a praying person, to whatever deity, remember me in your thoughts. And thank you.
And if you can guess who will be playing with Nader Sadek, let me know.
3:30 – 4:00 – Lycus
4:15 – 4:45 – Ritual Necromancy
5:00 – 5:30 – Goat Torment
5:45 – 6:20 – Loss
6:35 – 7:15 – Worship
7:30 – 8:10 – Gnaw Their Tongues
8:30 – 9:15 – Pseudogod
9:35 – 10:20 – Bolzer
10:45 – 11:30 – Nader Sadek
11:55 – End – Immolation