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The following article has been written on Vancouver's weekly entertainment newspaper, the Georgia Strait:
A local live-music promoter is claiming that Vancouver police forced the cancellation of a bar gig she had booked for the Halloween weekend. The show, dubbed the Devil's Night Metal Festival, was slated for the Asbalt at the Astoria Hotel (769 East Hastings Street) and was to feature performances by the black-metal bands Descention, Demyse, and Anatolian Wisdom. According to the promoter, wendythirteen, members of the Vancouver police department showed up at the Asbalt twice in the week before the scheduled event and issued informal verbal warnings about the show. "The cops came in on Wednesday [October 27] of last week and said, 'This show can't go on,'" wendythirteen told the Straight. "So my doorman vouched like, 'Hey, these are friends of ours. We've done this for five years. Nothing's going to happen.' Didn't matter. The cops came back the day before [October 29] and said, 'No. You do this show, we will fuck with you till the end of time,' basically. And the owners decided just to shut the whole bar down. Last call was 5:15 [p.m.] on Saturday, and then they shut the bar, just so there would be no issues." More...
The second annual North West Metal Fest in Vancouver will take place again this year from August 13th to the 14th. The 2-day outdoor metal show features 30 north-western bands, including: Abuse, Allfather, Angel Grinder, Day Glo Abortions, Demyse, Explosive Rage Disorder, Gross Misconduct, Gordred, Human Resistence Program, the Joint Chiefs, Omega Crom, Sack Blabbath, Widow Maker, Zuckuss, and many more. For more info, visit North West Metal Fest.