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The festivities were opened up by My Missing Half, a Boston based melodic death metal band. The last time we saw them in 2011 they only had three songs and I’m pretty sure the only remaining member is vocalist/ guitarist Bijan Hennessey. This time around they sounded great and have really seemed to have solidified as a band.
Next up was one of our favorite western MA bands, The River Neva. Led by the man of many bands, Trey Holton, TRN set the bar for performances of the night pretty high.
Fortune Favors The Brave is a new band out of Providence featuring current and former members of Solanum, Murdoc & Tommy Coma. FFTB is fronted by Tanner Guimond of Solanum fame, who has quickly become one of the premier vocalists and front men on the local metal scene. These guys are heavy and relentless and while they may not be every metalheads cup of tea, they certainly know how to get the crowd going.
Our pals in Murdoc debuted a few new tunes in their set that are just as heavy and spinecrushing as anything they have released to date. Word is that they are working on a full length album for sometime in 2015. We look forward to that as much as anything coming out next year. Kudos to drummer Dylan Robertson for pulling back to back duty in both his bands, FFTB & Murdoc.
Closing out the night was another new band, Blood of Odin from Smithfield, RI. BoO is fronted by Chris Gifford (Meat Cleaver) of Dragged Under fame. It’s great to see him back out front doing his thing again. After some initial growing pains, Blood of Odin is now set to destroy the local scene. This band is definitely on our recommended list for 2015.
Overall the night was a success, but we had to scurry home and get some rest in preparation for night #2, Metal Xmas @ KC’s tap.
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