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Beneath the Hollow – Live Photos from The Forge!

Beneath the Hollow was the final local opening band for Nile and Soulfly on May 6th at The Forge. They weren’t as heavy as the rest of the lineup, but their brand of metal seemed to go over well with the crowd. I was there to cover the event and captured the photos below! Check out the Beneath the Hollow

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Orinoco – Live Photos from The Forge!

The second opening act for Nile/Soulfly was local Chicago band, Orinoco! Having covered them before, it was a pleasure to see Orinoco open for such heavyweights as Nile and Soulfly on May 6th at The Forge in Joliet, IL! Check out the Orinoco gallery below!

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God Dementia – Live Photos from The Forge!

Hey viewers! I have a lot of catching up to do, so let’s start with a recap of the Soulfly and Nile tour that is wrapping up this week! I was there to cover the show on May 6th at The Forge in Joliet, IL. Local opening act, God Dementia, successfully delivered their death metal assault on the waiting ears

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Morbid Angel – Live Photos From The Forge In Joliet, IL!

Morbid Angel – I’ve been a fan of this band since I saw the video for “Rapture” on Headbangers Ball. I’ve bought every album, tracked down Entangled in Chaos before it was readily available, and hell, even one of my tattoos is inspired by an old t-shirt design of theirs. Trey Azagthoth and crew have been putting out some of

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Origin – Live Photos from The Forge in Joliet, IL!

If you were to look up the term, “technical death metal”, you would probably see a picture of Origin next to the definition. These guys are just as tight live as they are in the studio. They are currently wrapping up a tour with Morbid Angel, Dreaming Dead and Hate Storm Annihilation. If they’re coming near you and technical death

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Dreaming Dead – Live Photos from The Forge in Joliet, IL!

Fronted by vocalist/lead guitarist Elizabeth Schall, this four-piece death metal outfit from Oregon brought their brand of aural assault to everyone’s ears at The Forge on April 27th! The second opening act for Morbid Angel on their Kingdoms Disdained tour; the ladies of Dreaming Dead stole the show! Our photo editor, Jason, was there to cover the event! Check out

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Hate Storm Annihilation – Live Photos from The Forge in Joliet, IL!

Opening for the legendary Morbid Angel on their Kingdoms Disdained tour, Hate Storm Annihilation brought their fury to The Forge on April 27th. This three-piece outfit from Chicago is a band you should definitely see on tour! Our photo editor, Jason, was on the scene to cover their performance. Check out his photos below!

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Orinoco – Live Photos from The Forge!

The second opening act for Nile/Soulfly was local Chicago band, Orinoco! Having covered them before, it was a pleasure to see Orinoco open for such