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Extreme Metal Blooms In The Underground

An article on underground death metal bands from Las Vegas has been posted on Las Vegas City Life:

Drainage X. Guttural Secrete. Sutured Esophagus. Soiled Carnage. Angryhead. From the Grave. Avenger of Blood. Draconium. Hemlock. The Weirding Way.

These are the names of the most recent crop of Las Vegas death-metal bands itching to carve their own desolate paths to glory across the international underground. And when I say "death metal," I'm not talking about the hyper-emotional bloodletting that passes for aggressive music these days, particularly in the form of nü-metal acts like Godsmack, or emotional hardcore like the Used, or even the artier metal-flavored punk doled out by more sensitive acts like Vegas' own Curl Up and Die. I'm talkin' 'bout death metal, which is all about killing your mother and raping your father ... before getting into some really sick and twisted shit.

Vegas' community of deranged metalheads seems poised to join the ranks of cities like New York, L.A. and San Francisco. Why? Because our underground is starting to enjoy "success." In addition to the House of Blues bringing extreme-metal shows to the Strip, a new venue has sprouted up on Boulder Highway, the Roadhouse Casino, which booked shows every weekend throughout the fall and plans to offer even more sonic carnage in the spring. Add to that the increased exposure of a local metal radio show/Website MetalReigns.com and the recent indie-label signings of European-style thrash-metal quartet Avenger of Blood and gore-grind duo Guttural Secrete, and suddenly you've got the momentum necessary for the creation of a "scene."

Source: Las Vegas City Life

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1. delinquent writes:

yeah, but Godsmack are great too
even if they don't kill their mothers and rape their fathers
pfft ha

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2. MadK writes:

You know it takes a Nu-metal gaytard like you to make a creative comment like
that. Go fukk your mother!

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3. ac666 writes:

When Godsmack f*** their fathers it's with complete consent. There's no rape involved.

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4. b-shaw writes:

godsmack rips fukken tits
they are new metal by time frame alone

# Nov 13, 2004 @ 10:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. delinquent writes:

madk don't get edgy and start thinking you're hardcore
'cos i'll rip into your nice smooth baby a$$ instead
i know you'll sqeal like a school girl so don't call for my c*** if u don't want it

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