Welcome To The NC Music Scene

 

Dark Design – RockShop Metalfest 2014 – Welcome To You’re Doom

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. Dark Design was created in 2008 when former Strychnine Soul drummer Robbie Mercer, former Ascendancy, Hidden Terror guitarist Ray Lewis and up and coming guitarist Mike Joyner decided to get together to play some […]

Jesse Bolt – Jailbreak (Thin Lizzy cover)

Performing during a benefit for their drummer, Roy Max Hill at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. From North Carolina, Jesse Bolt formed in 1974. The band was a popular hard rock attraction touring the competitive eastern seaboard club circuit from 1975 through 1981. They took a step out […]

Devyce – Teeth – NC Metalfest 2014 RockShop Fayetteville

Devyce was originally formed in late 2001 in an old tin barn on the outskirts of Macclesfield, NC as long-time friends Dustin Askew (Deadstroke) & Glen Stewart (Strangelust) joined forces to create a band of dedicated talented musicians who were ready to take things to the next level. After releasing an independent CD, establishing the […]

Prowler – Say Hello To The Night

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. Prowler is a 3-piece metal band with terrorific riffs, spine-tingling sounds, memorable lyrics and quotes that should be familiar to aficionados of the horror movie classics genre. Prowler has gained a steady, devoted following […]

Fall River Massacre – Dick Don’t Pay For Strange

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. Fall River Massacre is five metal motherfuckers from Dunn, North Carolina. If you have seen us, supported us or just took a second to embrace the METAL spirit… then you have experienced this massacre […]

Enemy In Disguise – Not The One

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. Enemy In Disguise was formed in 1998 as the brain-child of guitarist Mike Swiney and drummer Brent Millard. The band took their name from a government which seemed to be driven by money-hungry wolves […]

Against Their Will – .30-06

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. Against Their Will is a rock and heavy metal band from Wilson, North Carolina. With origins traced back to 2008, a high-energy alliance known as Against Their Will was unleashed in 2010 by four […]

Killing The Catalyst – Everytime

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. When guitarist Buddy Sauls, singer Matt Coughlin, drummer Ryan Pyatte, guitarist Rhett Hawley and bassist Mike Sauls organized Silent Society’s first practice in Micro, North Carolina, they had a common interest in becoming more […]

Aittala – Eternal Punishment

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Eric Aittala formed the first version of Aittala in 1992 while he lived in Holland. Why the name ‘Aittala’? (pronounced ‘eyetah-la’) Simple. A name was needed and Eric’s last […]

Thrash Can – Taking Out The Thrash

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. Thrash Can is a Heavy Metal Thrash band from Raleigh, North Carolina. Jake met Garrett in May of 2011. They began jamming together for a while but couldn’t get a band going. Garrett met […]

Safe Word – Disasterpiece

Performing during the NC Metalfest 2014 at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday July 26, 2014. Safe Word is a punk, thrash, hardcore band from Rocky Mount and Wilson NC. In BDSM community during the practice of sado-masochism, a “safe word” (usually irrelevant and strange in the context of the […]

Bloody Sabbath – God Is Dead (Black Sabbath tribute)

Performing at the Rock Shop Music Hall in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Friday June 20, 2014. Based in Raleigh, NC, Bloody Sabbath is a Black Sabbath tribute band. Comprised of four experienced musicians playing tribute to one of the most talented and influential hard rock bands in history; also known as the Godfather of heavy […]

Demon Eye – Devil Knows The Truth

Performing at the Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina on Friday June 13, 2014. Founded in 2012, Demon Eye is the alter ego of Raleigh, North Carolina’s deep cut ’70s tribute, Corvette Summer. Taking their name from one of the darker tracks of Deep Purple, Demon Eye consists of four members; two New […]

King Hitter – Dance Of The Dead (C.O.C. cover)

Performing at the Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina on Friday June 13, 2014. From Raleigh, North Carolina, King Hitter is former members of Blind-era Corrosion Of Conformity, C.O.C., Leadfoot, Sex Love And Money, S.L.A.M. and Cutterhead. Karl Agell – vocals Scott Little – guitar, vocals Mike Brown – guitar Chuck Manning – […]

Mountain Thrower – My Woman (My Sunny Day)

Performing at the Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina on Friday June 13, 2014. The world needs another rock band, and this loud and loose trio of stubborn southern gentlemen from Wilmington, North Carolina has filled the void. Mountain Thrower digs deep into the vibe of obscure seventies rock contributions with guitar-driven melodies, […]