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Sunday At Psycho Las Vegas: The Rise From The Sub Basement

Sunday At Psycho Las Vegas: The Rise From The Sub Basement

Matt Bacon September 5, 2016 0

Sunday – the final day of Psycho. I was wiped out – as was pretty much everybody else – but somehow we would have to power through. After all some of the best sets

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Saturday at Psycho Las Vegas – Turn Round Quick

Saturday at Psycho Las Vegas – Turn Round Quick

Matt Bacon September 4, 2016 0

I woke from my secular haze and stumbled into the haunting Las Vegas morning. I had passed out at 6 in the morning on a couch the night before and wondered why my whole

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Friday At Psycho Las Vegas – The Brain Boils

Friday At Psycho Las Vegas – The Brain Boils

Matt Bacon September 2, 2016 0

I wake up. Another day. Another strange bed. Minimal sleep. The usual. I knew I’d have to go do some interviews and maybe get some food down my gullet but as for now I

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Psycho Las Vegas – The Madness Begins

Psycho Las Vegas – The Madness Begins

Matt Bacon September 1, 2016 0

Psycho Las Vegas – the greatest American heavy music festival of all time? Probably. Freaks from all over the world gathered to see one of the most riotous and brilliantly put together lineups of

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Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

Matt Bacon July 22, 2016 Comments Off on Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

There is a myth in music today that it takes years to build up from the underground in order to become a big band. You might be saying “Sure folks like Bieber can come

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The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

Matt Bacon June 27, 2016 Comments Off on The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

If metal is supposed to be about the individual then why do we spend so much time in our hero worship of the stars? Metalheads like to claim that they are immune from the

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Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

Matt Bacon June 26, 2016 Comments Off on Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

So we come to the final day. A day that had one of the sickest lineups that I have ever seen on any festival ever, and I’m not just saying that because of Black

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Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Matt Bacon June 23, 2016 Comments Off on Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Day two of Hellfest saw me wake up with the first traces of festival plague. I had developed something of hack overnight – I would be wheezing far more than I would like this

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Day One Of Hellfest: The Survival Fires

Day One Of Hellfest: The Survival Fires

Matt Bacon June 22, 2016 Comments Off on Day One Of Hellfest: The Survival Fires

Ah day one of Hellfest. The air smells of infinite possibility. Maybe we’ll get to sleep with a rock star this year. Maybe we can avoid the mud that plagued the festival all weekend

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Finding Salvation By Chilling Out

Finding Salvation By Chilling Out

Matt Bacon June 15, 2016 Comments Off on Finding Salvation By Chilling Out

There are very few true ‘tricks’ to surviving in the music industry. I mean as soon as you can accept crippling poverty you are pretty much set. That being said, something that I’ve been

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