Category: Views From the Pit

Views from the Pit: Black Revelations 2010

It’s often difficult to write reviews for gigs where there are bands that are perhaps not up to par with the rest of the lineup, but fortunately this one is going to be easy for me.

Black Revelations 2010 was held yesterday at Home Club, organized by Trippy Factory, a gig organizer for …

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Views from the Pit: Misery Index

America’s leading death metal/grindcore band “Misery Index” was here in Singapore for its South-East Asia Touring on 9 April 2010 @ Substation. Our editor, Clarence, had the extreme privilege to catch their performance live for the first time.

The editor reached the venue around 6.30 pm, where the crowd was being greeted by …

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Views from the Pit: Baybeats 2010 Audition Round 2

An early Sunday morning, a scorching sun, a hangover, a (almost) dead crowd. Not exactly an ideal combination for a metal band to take the stage for the Baybeats 2010 round 2 auditions.

As frontman Dannie says, “Sunday mornings are for recovery of the hangover from last night.”

However, Meltgsnow didn’t fail to …

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Views from the Pit: Between the Buried and Me

Set List:
1) Obfuscation
2) Disease, Injury, Madness
3) More of Myself to Kill
4) Ants of the Sky
5) Mordecai
6) Swim to the Moon
7) Selkies: The Endless Obsession
8) White Walls

Between the Buried and Me, consisting of vocalist Tommy Rogers, guitarist Paul Waggoner, drummer Blake Richardson, guitarist Dustie Waring, and …

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Views From the Pit: Mass Ritual 2

Mass Ritual 2 is the first proper gig for me in almost 4 months. After a one and a half hour wait outside Blackhole, the ritual finally began. It kicked off with an initiation with incense and chanting, with gig organizer Jaarvis drinking a cup of blood-looking fluid. Thereafter, Abyssal [7]kicked off with their …

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