Obituary are one of the more legendary of the Death Metal bands out there and tonight they would appear at B.B. King Blues Club with the interesting Taiwanese Black Metal band Chthonic and the Southern Fried Hard Rock of Alabama Thunderpussy. To see and learn more about the show just scroll past the logo below to be brought to our article.
Venue: B.B. King Blues Club (New York, NY)
Opener: Chthonic, Alabama Thunderpussy
Label: Candlelight Records
It wasn’t long after their formation in 1984 that Florida Death Metallers Obituary became one of the most respected and influential groups of its kind. Their successes and accomplishments in the forming genre would help to build the path that future Death Metal groups would walk upon to this very day. The group recently signed to Candlelight Records in May 2007 and the partnership gave us the smoldering “Xecutioner’s Return” and not long after the album was delivered a tour would ensue to bring their message to the Metal masses in the best place possible – in the clubs where this music is best absorbed and enjoyed. The tour would be met with great levels of approval and the show that would be presented at the venerated B.B. King Blues Club would feature the Southern Metal styling of Alabama Thunderpussy and Black Melodic Metal masters from Taiwan Chthonic as their support acts. Having enjoyed these two bands on their albums I was very happy to be able to catch them as the openers for the Death Metal legends from Tampa. Here is a look inside some of the happenings that went down that night. There were five bands set to play and I believed one was At All Cost, but I would not catch theirs or the other band’s set and their name escapes me at present. The schedule said 8:00 for this one so it seemed like it was to be a long night with Chthonic getting things started off for everybody right on the dot.
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