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Grindhouse: a recap (feat. Defiled and GxSxD from Japan)

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May 5, 2010 7:43 AM ET #1 (permalink)

The Grindhouse (a misleading title for the gig, for it took some of us quite a bit of convincing to go because we thought it was going to be a grind gig) was held on 30th April. After a 1 hour delay, the gig finally kicked off at 8pm. 6 awesome bands, displaying the prowess of Asian death metal.

The lineup:
Stillborn
GrindButo (Indonesia)
Truth Be Known
Lacerate (Thailand)
GxSxD (Japan)
Defiled (Japan)

Read the review here -->; http://heavymetaltribune.blogspot.com/2010/05/views-from-pit-grindhouse.html

May 5, 2010 8:13 AM ET #2 (permalink)

"The prowess of Asian death metal."

No kidding, in the concerts I've gone to these months Infernal Chaos totally destroyed In Flames, and Demise was definitely way more skilled than Lamb of God, even if their sound system sucked.

May 6, 2010 5:01 AM ET #3 (permalink)

like i have discussed with some people in the industry, and also read on various interviews, the reason why Asian metal is still so "underground" is firstly due to the bands not knowing/bothering to promote themselves, and also they dont know how to demand for their rights from record labels, unlike bands from the west who know what they want and know their rights.

a friend who saw GxSxD at this gig (which was in a pretty bad venue honestly) even commented that they are better than Vader themselves (and he has caught various "legendary" bands live), it simply shows the standard that Asian bands can go to.

(This post was last edited on May 6, 2010 at 5:02 AM ET.)

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