SUBCULTURE BEATROUTE FEB 2012

AHHH FINALLY THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON….LAST TIME I DONNED THE RED BELT FOR THE YEAR WAS WHEN THE COBES WAS BORN AND MY FULLTIME LIFE IN THE MUSIC BIZ BEGAN… TWELVE YEARS…I REMEMBER GETTING BUCKETS OF DEMOS FROM BANDS….I CARRIED AROUND A BLACK SKETCH BOOK WITH A SCHEDULE DRAWN IN IT AND AN EVER EXPANDING COLLECTION OF BAND NAMES AND PHONE NUMBERS ACCORDIANED OUT THE BACK OF THE BOOK TO THE LENGTH OF ABOUT 3 FEET….HOW THINGS HAVE CHANGED WITH THE COMPUTER AGE….MOST CONTACT IS ONLINE THESE DAYS…..

IVE SURE LEARNED A LOT ABOUT PEOPLE IN THAT TIME…. SAW PEOPLE COME TOGETHER AND BREAK APART…. WITNESSED THE FRAGILITY OF RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BAND MEMBERS…. IVE ALWAYS SAID THAT BEING IN A BAND IS LIKE HAVING 3 OR MORE WIVES/HUSBANDS…. THE TUMULT OR THE ECSTASY….AS FOR THE BRAVERY OF ACTUAL COUPLES THAT DO THE DOUBLE WHAMMY OF FORMING A BAND TOGETHER…. SOMETIMES THAT DOESNT END WELL…BUT ITS BRILLIANT WHILE IT ROCKS!

MUSIC IS AMAZING… KUDOS TO THOSE THAT ARE WELL ADJUSTED AND MATURE ENOUGH TO OVERCOME EGO AND CONTROL ISSUES … MINDBLOWING… AS FOR THE LONGEVITY FACTOR LOCALLY I’D SAY THE ZUCKUSS/TENDONITIS CREW HAVE THAT WRAPPED….THEYVE BEEN TOGETHER WELL OVER A FIFTEEN YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG WITH THE SAME KEY MEMBERS INVOLVED…

IT ALWAYS MAKES ME POUT WHEN A KILLER BAND BREAKS UP… IT STINGS THAT YOULL NEVER EXPERIENCE THE WONDER OF THAT LIVE SHOW TO HEAR THE SONGS YOU LOVE AGAIN… SO MANY KILLER METAL BANDS ARE GONE….DEADRIVER WASTELAND…RITUAL DEMISE….MUDLARK…MUSPELLHEIM… SPREADEAGLE AND PUNX LIKE THE EXCESSIVES…LIMB FROM LIMB…S.T.R.E.E.T.S… CHINA CREEPS….ALTERNATE ACTION…. *SIGH*

BUT HEY IT ALL COMES FULL CIRCLE AND THE SAME RELEVENT MUSICIANS THAT MADE UP THESE MAGICAL MUSICISMS COME TOGETHER AGAIN AND ADD SOME NEWBIES TO FORM SOME FRESH EXCELLENT OFFERINGS…. NOTABLY FOR NEWISH THESE DAYS WE HAVE TOTAL WAR …BISHOPS GREEN…CAR 87…. ANCIENTS… REAL PROBLEMS… GNARCOLEPTICS…BRADYS PROBLEM…SCAREBRO…COOKED AND EATEN….INFECT PROPAGANDA…VIOLENT NUN…..

VERY EXCITING TIMES RIGHT NOW BETWEEN THE DEFUNCT METAL BANDS MUSICIANS IM ANXIOUSLY AWAITING TO ARISE FROM THE ASHES AND THE FRESH *BABY METAL* THATS COMING UP… IM REALLY PLEASED WITH THE FUTURE OF OUR SUBCULTURE…. CHECK OUT TORTOREX….MEMORIAL….GLIMPSE OF MUTINY…. ARGENT STRAND… BRAUHEIST… A.T.F….

HERE ARE SOME LIKE MINDED SCENE PEEPS STILL GIVIN’ER….JENNINE OF BRUTAL ENTERTAINMENT IS SET UP IN CHILLIWACK THESE DAYS AT SOCIAL NIGHTCLUB… MY PALS 3 INCHES OF BLOOD PLAYING THERE ON SAT FEB 18TH…WICKED SUPPORT FROM CARNIVITRIOL – FIRST REIGN AND GROSS MISCONDUCT….I HEAR BYRON STROUD WILL BE PLAYING SOME BASS FOR 3 INCHES….KILLER! THE INVISIBLE ORANGE IS QUIET THIS MONTH SINCE THE DARK FUNERAL / INQUISITION TOUR CANCELLED….FEAR NOT …TOURING SEASON IS ALMOST UPON US AND IM SURE MAYO WILL BE BRINGING US SOME WICKED METAL TOUR PACKAGES SOON… LYNZAII OF INDIESTAR HAS BEEN CATERING TO THE ALL AGES HARDCORE SCENE QUITE OFTEN AT TOM LEE MUSIC ON GRANVILLE…LETS HOPE THAT CONTINUES TO FILL A MUCH NEEDED VOID FOR THE SCENE… AS USUAL I HAVE AN ALMOST EQUAL SMATTERING OF PUNK AND METAL AT THRASHERS ALL MONTH …. PLUGGING ALONG!
WELL HAPPY FEBRUARY PEEPS…THERE WAS ONE WEDDING AT THE COBES PRESIDED BY JOEY SHITHEAD THAT ENDED IN DIVORCE…. RECENTLY A COUPLE GOT MARRIED AT THRASHERS…HOPE THEY ARE FARING WELL THROUGH THE COUPLE ORIENTED CUPID TIME THAT EQUALS THE MONTH OF LOVE HEAVEN OR HELL….
*DISCLAIMER – THE USE OF THE TERM BABY METAL IS A TERM OF ENDEARMENT AS YOU ARE THE SAME AGE OR YOUNGER THAN MY SPAWN…XOXOXO ~W13

R.I.P. JAMER OF THE FROSTBACKS … WICKED SK8 DUDE AND TATTOO ARTIST…YOU WILL BE MISSED

Author: wendythirteen

WRITER OF A COLUMN ABOUT THE UNDERGROUND MUSIC SCENE CALLED 'SUBCULTURE' APPEARED IN BEATROUTE B.C. FROM OCT 2011 - OCT 2016 NOW WRITING FOR ABSOLUTE UNDERGROUND FROM DEC 2016 ON ----> BOOKING LIVE HEAVY BANDS IN VANCOUVER B.C. CANADA NO BOLLOCKS EVENTS

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