On August 16th, local black metal legends Woods of Ypres (featuring the entire Gates of Winter lineup among its ranks) return for their only Sault-area show on their upcoming Canadian tour! This show will take place at The Speakeasy at Algoma University (which is now in the Other Local Metal Links), tickets are projected to go for $10, and additional bands are to be announced! Also, Crank Sound Distribution are doing the sound, so you know this will sound fucking awesome! Now, this show is a ways away, but when I hear any additional news, you'll find it here!
...before I forget, I'll update you all on Woods of Ypres' confirmed dates on their Canadian tour this year! They have a ton of shows scheduled, and hopefully the tour goes off without a hitch! So, here's the out of town listings so far!
May 15: Club Absinthe in Hamilton
May 16: The Portugal Bar & Lounge in Toronto
May 17: The New Bayou in Ottawa
May 19: Bar St. Laurent 2 in Montreal
May 20: The Great Canadian Pub in Moncton
May 22: The Jubille Hall in Sussex, NB
May 23: The Pavilion in Halifax
June 25: The Brunswick Tavern in Saint Thomas, ON
August 14: The PHOG Lounge in Windsor
August 18: The Zoo in Winnipeg
August 20: The Space in Prince Albert, SK
August 21: The Mead Hall in Edmonton
August 22: The Stetson in Calgary
August 23: Somewhere Quiet in Hangover, AB
August 24: The Cobalt in Vancouver
August 27: The Vent in Coaldale, AB
And one more show to inform you guys about! According to their Myspace page, Toronto metallers The Womb are scheduled to return to Sault Ontario on August 15th for a show at The Lock City Grand Theater! It's scheduled to start at 8:00 that night. Now, I barely know anything about this show, expecially with no Facebook event page yet, but I've seen it mentioned on a few sites, so it must have a grain of truth to it. But as usual with shows I need info on, I'll update you guys once I hear more!
Ok, what else do I have....oh yeah, some videos! Remember the Staind concert that took place at Kewadin Casino this past Tuesday? Well, thanks to Youtube users CjGaughan, shyandmisty, dfunker76, MozartForever13, and bnahh420, there's plenty of video clips from the show for you guys to check out! Click on each user's name to go to their respective channels and see the clips for yourself! I'll show you all this great quality video from shyandmisty of Staind frontman Aaron Lewis playing the song Intro from the concert! Looks like it was an excellent show!
Next up, I have more updates on the Today I Caught The Plague show on June 11th! We have lots of definite details now! Aside from TICTP, Faceless Hulk, and Norris, two more bands are on the lineup! One is Windsor death metal band Constructed Apocalypse (click on their name to check them out), while the other is new local band Loyalty Is Dead (I have no info on them yet, but hope to soon!) All these bands will be taking part in the Sault Ontario stop on The Canadian Crusade Tour!
Also, ticket prices have been announced, and they're just $10! Doors open at 6:00! Check out the bands, this should be a good show as well! And for more info, head on over to the official Facebook event page!
Well, that's NOT all! Sault natives Lion Ride are back on the road next month! Tonight, they're playing at Norma Jean's in London, followed by a show tomorrow night with The Dead Starlets at The Bovine Sex Club in Toronto! This will be followed by three more shows in mid-May: May 14th at The Red Rooster in Burlington with The Hot Blood Bombers, May 15th at The Foxx Lounge in Barrie with Zhivago, and May 16th at The Coach and Horses in Windsor with Meters To Miles! Best of luck to Lion Ride at all of these shows! These, along with all of Woods of Ypres' Canadian tour dates, are now in the Out Of Town Concert Listings at the left of the page!
And finally, just some Kiss updates: There was another article published about the Kiss/Susan Myers stuff on SooToday, which featured two of the messages sent to Myers in support of a potential Kiss show. Both are good reads with good points raised, and it's nice to see SooToday give them some recognition! There's been nothing about it since, so it must be dying down somewhat, but I'll bet it'll come up again sooner or later! And as for the voting, we're still in third, so VOTE TODAY AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THE PAGE!!!! Also, Sudbury's pushed itself up to 12th place, with Thunder Bay staying at 15th. Northern Ontario sure wants Kiss, huh? EVERYONE VOTE!!!
All right, I think we're all caught up now! Please read my review of Garden of Bedlam's EP immediately below this post (BUY IT AT CDPLUS TODAY!), and my opinion on the Kiss/Susan Myers controversy below that! Updates might be slow this coming weekend, I'm going to Detroit to see family, and take in Disturbed, Killswitch Engage, and Lacuna Coil LIVE on Saturday night! Have a good weekend, everyone!
P.S. The local concert previews for this weekend's Bad Side and Necropolis shows should be posted tomorrow at some point! Stay tuned!