Fear Factory destroyed the Masquerade on September 4th with an amazing set. Fear Factory was one of the first bands to pioneer industrial metal. It was great to see them back in Atlanta after a long absence. Fear Factory is on tour promoting their new album Genexas, which lead singer Burton made sure we pronounced […]
From Indian Lakes stopped by The Masquerade this past week in support of Absent Sounds. The band was also joined by Lemolo, The Roadside, and The Soil & The Sun. Don’t miss the live shots below!
Thank You Scientist opened the show with a unique blend of classical instruments and modern ones. When I first started watching this band, I was a bit confused with the style of music they played. After a few moments, I was taken by the talent this band displayed on stage. When Thank You Scientist finished […]
Bad Religion, the Offspring, and Pennywise unite for the Epitaph Records sponsored summer tour, Summer Nationals, which will also feature Stiff Little Fingers and the Vandals on select dates. The 24-date U.S. trek brought them to Atlanta, where our own Tom Dausner caught these great shots. Photos © 2014 Tom Dausner for The Backstage Beat […]
Suicidal Tendencies and DRI played at the Masquerade in Atlanta on April 27th. I will admit I have never been to a Suicidal show till now. With that said, no one warned me the moshing at a Suicidal show was absolutely INSANE!! I hadn’t seen people react to a band like that in a long […]
The Masquerade Saturday, March 2nd Tickets $7.00 Advanced Doors 8:00 ALL AGES ASPHALT VALENTINE is without a doubt a rock and roll band. Five Atlanta based musicians got together to combine all those aspects of the ‘spirit’ of Rock and Roll. “How’s about you and me, mix a little gasoline, just to see how long, […]
Celebrating their 30th year, Testament hit Atlanta this month. Enjoy these photos from their live show at The Masquerade:
Whether it’s the high-powered soulful vocals,
blistering guitar solos, or the mind-blowing loop implementations;
there’s never a dull moment when Joe Garner’s on stage!
On June 15th, I headed to the Masquerade to see a very unique local band called Inviolate. These veterans of the Atlanta metal music scene were celebrating the release of their first CD Feast of Ashes; with it being over a year and half in the making, Inviolate had a lot to celebrate that night! […]