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Avatar Live Photos from House of Blues Chicago

Avatar!! These guys have been through Chicago a lot in the last year – and I want more. Every time they come through, they manage to blow me away. Avatar understands what it takes to put on one hell of a performance. From the setlist, to the stage setup, to the light show, Avatar knock it out of the park!

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Dark Funeral - Lord Ahriman

Lord Ahriman And Heljarmadr of Dark Funeral Discuss Their Message, Modern Music On 70,000 Tons Of Metal

We bumped into Dark Funeral‘s Lord Ahriman earlier in the day on the elevator on the Independence of the Seas. Without his stage attire and corpse paint, the guitarist isn’t immediately recognizable, save his height, black tinted sunglasses, Sigil of Baphomet t-shirt, and necklaces hailing all that is unholy. Dark Funeral had just played a massive set the evening before

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Sodom - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Sodom Live Photos From 70,000 Tons Of Metal

German thrash legends Sodom were in top form on 70,000 Tons of Metal. The band played two stellar sets, and it is fitting, given the contingency of Germans that make the annual voyage. All photos by Photo Editor Jason Carlson.

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Obituary - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Obituary Live Photos From 70,000 Tons Of Metal

Death metal legends Obituary decimated fans during their two performances on 70,000 Tons of Metal. The Florida boys brought an energy that few are capable of delivering, particularly during their Pool Deck Stage set. All photos by Photo Editor Jason Carlson.

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Kalmah - Live Photos From 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Kalmah Live Photos From 70,000 Tons Of Metal

Kalmah took the stage on 70,000 Tons of Metal, and they quickly stirred the crowd into a frenzy. They were crisp, polished, and furious in their approach, leaving fans old and new speechless. All photos by Photo Editor Jason Carlson.

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