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Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
Mar 25, 2016
 @ 8:00 PM
$13
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Winter's Ruin Metal Fest
The Ante Room

Death Shroud – Grim, dark and furious music from the bowels of Blacksburg, Va; cold, chilling black metal for hateful times. For fans of 1349 and Watain.
Throaat – Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Throaat plays raw, high octane first-wave-influenced black metal in the vein of Venom, Bathory, and Celtic Frost.
Salvaticus – Bleak black metal in the hands of rural Virginians geographically separated from the cold Scandinavian terrain from whence it spawned. It’s a little less wintry and a little more mysterious here. Compositions designed to project intensity and fantastical, unreal destinations.

Surgeon – “[Surgeon] combines disparate militaristic feel with hummable orchestrated melodies is analogous to how this proggy collective combines the oft-impenetrable, old-school trundle of Slough Feg with the jovial thrash of Ghoul” – Decibel Magazine
Heavy Burner – Fronted by Ian Williamson (of Evil Eye) with Warren Hawkins (of Valkyrie) on drums and Sean Stinson on guitar, Heavy Burner is a three-piece from Central Virginia that draws from their influences from 60s and 70s psychedelic rock to punk and metal. 
Heavy Temple – Fronted by the ethereal (yet indomitable) High Priestess Nighthawk and supported by unholy cohorts Arch Bishop Barghest and Sister Tempestas, Heavy Temple plays psychedelic, trance-inducing, ritualistic doom. Come drink evil honey from a magic mountain and worship at the Heavy Temple.
Horseburner – Stoner metal. Sludge. Doom rock. Call it what you will, Parkersburg, West Virginia’s Horseburner creates riff-heavy rock n’ roll to shake your insides. Stay dirty.
Lamaze – Heavy yet melodic, Lamaze is a new three piece instrumental metal band taking Charlottesville by storm. For fans of Isis & Pelican.