There are very few legitimate extreme metal festivals in the United States. Typically, fans have to head overseas to events like England's Damnation Festival, Netherland's Eindhoven Metal Meeting, or France's Hellfest to get their fix. However, in the past couple of years, American metal promoters are catching on. Maryland's Death Fest has been shredding the scene for more than a decade, and Phil Anselmo's Housecore Horror Fest in Austin, which is all about underground metal and horror films, will arrive later this month. Now Arizona has entered the fray, hosting the DIY, booked-by-musicians-for-musicians Southwest Terror Fest right in our rattlesnake-filled, heavy... More >>>
Sacred Reich: "All festivals begin with humble origins."