Heavy Metal Nites
The Cutthroats 9, Biblical, Venomous Maximus, Whores, Vattnet Viskar, Power Trip
The Cutthroats 9(Thu., 12:15am, Beerland)
Unsane leader Chris Spencer soaks in blues doom on this year's Dissent.
Biblical(Fri., 10:45pm, Beerland)
Reverb-drenched heavy rock from the psychedelic part of Toronto.
Venomous Maximus(Fri., 10pm, Elysium)
So good it was released twice, Beg Upon the Light puts this Houston quartet in the black light its occult metal deserves.
Whores(Fri., 10:45pm, Elysium)
Clean, the debut from Atlanta power trio Whores, sirens ear-damaged fans who wish Unsane had a bit more grrrunge.
Vattnet Viskar(Sat., 10:45pm, Elysium)
Sans the baggage of Liturgy or Deafheaven, New Hampshire's Vattnet Viskar emerges as the great USBM hope on Sky Swallower.
Power Trip(Sat., 10:45pm, North Door)
Chronic thrashaholics Power Trip blasted out of Dallas last year with Manifest Decimation.