Metal pioneers Judas Priest return to Singapore on December 4th at ZEPP@BIGBOX Singapore!
LIVE NEWS | METAL : KREATOR X VADER X TORMENTRESS – LIVE IN SINGAPORE!LIVE NEWS | METAL : KREATOR X VADER X TORMENTRESS – LIVE IN SINGAPORE!
German thrash-metal band KREATOR make their way to our shores in August for a night of mayhem and political commentary!
LIVE NEWS : DEFEATED SANITY – DISPOSAL OF THE WORLD ASIAN TOUR 2017LIVE NEWS : DEFEATED SANITY – DISPOSAL OF THE WORLD ASIAN TOUR 2017
Long live the underground as German death metal band Defeated Sanity will perform in Singapore on 15th March 2017 for the first time ever.
LIVE NEWS: METALLICA – WORLDWIRED TOUR 2017 SINGAPORELIVE NEWS: METALLICA – WORLDWIRED TOUR 2017 SINGAPORE
Metallica return to Singapore on 22nd January 2017 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
It seems like a disservice to Deafheaven to simply describe the band (George Clarke, Kerry McCoy Daniel Tracy, Stephen Clark & Shiv Mehra) as a Black Metal outfit.
Sure, the music carries all the hallmarks of the extreme metal genre viz. fast tempos, shrieking vocal style, heavily distorted guitars played with tremolo picking but Deafheaven is much more. Halfway through the opening track (“Brought to the Water”) of their new album, New Bermuda, the song takes on an incongruous atmospheric dream pop tone that changes the emotional tone significantly before it ends with a solo piano playing the chord progression! Unexpected.
After the critical acclaim showered on sophomore effort, Sunbather, it’s comforting to note that Deafheaven have not compromised their high standards on New Bermuda. It would not be out of place to suggest that this is what progressive rock sounds like in 2015 – the exploration of new frontiers and exciting cross-pollinating hybrids indicate that talented and courageous music creators are out there on the fringes of modern rock making fresh & wildly innovative popular music.
This creativity continues for the rest of New Bermuda in songs that never go under eight minutes (the epic “Luna” and the invigorating “Baby Blue” cross the 10 minute mark!) but never overstay their welcome in any way. Not falling into the inherent obsolescence of staying within genre boundaries, Deafheaven fly free of all constraints and totally against type have created transcendent rock music that even the most optimistic of us believers thought was now impossible!
PERFECT LOVE DRIVES OUT FEAR
Back in the 70s, the Government conducted a smear campaign against rock n roll and labeled it as ‘yellow culture’ meaning it was decadent and unsuitable for nation building blah blah fucking blah. But to be fair, many countries worldwide were unable to accept the hippie generation (including its originator, the USA) – it’s just that it was possible in Singapore to utterly destroy the thriving local music scene in order to stamp out this undesirable phenomenon. Which they duly did.
Breaking news: Grunge rockers Alice in Chains will headline and close Singapore Rock Festival on 6th March 2014! The band completes the Thursday night lineup with Alter Bridge and Jason Newsted. Rob Zombie, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch and Black Veil Brides provide the metal entertainment on Wednesday 5th March.
Here’s a festival specially made for all you metalheads out there.
Tickets for the first night on March 5 is on sale now while tickets for the second night on March 6 goes on sale 9:00 AM on January 10 at www.sistic.com.sg
Early Bird Doubleshot Package: $198 (both nights)
Early Bird Single Shot: $118
Standard Single Shot: $128
At the door: $148
Sistic booking fee not included.
To Book tickets in Singapore:
By Phone: +65 6348-5555
Agents: At all authorized Sistic outlets in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Tickets can also be purchased through the SISTIC Mobile and iNETS mobile apps.
SISTIC Mobile is available at the Apple App Store, Google Play store or Samsung Apps. Download iNETS mobile through the Apple App store or Google Play store or SMS to 76387.