Category Archives: Concert Reviews

Cannibal Corpse

Concert Review: Cannibal Corpse (San Francisco, CA, Slim’s, 05-05-10) On Wednesday, May 5, 2010 Cannibal Corpse (“CC”) played Slim’s nightclub in San Francisco. CC played a 19 song, 84 minute, sold out set from 10:20 to 11:44. 1. Scalding Hail … Continue reading

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Blue Oyster Cult

Blue Öyster Cult, Slim’s, San Francisco, CA, 04-25-10 (Sunday)           On April 25, 2010, Blue Öyster Cult (“BÖC”) played Slim’s night club in San Francisco. BOC played an 11?song, 90?minute set from 9:20 to 10:50. 1. Golden Age … Continue reading

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Overkill

Concert Review: Overkill, The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA 04-18-10 (Sunday)                       Overkill put on a no?frills, full throttle thrash show that was an assault on the auditory and visual senses.  [The sheer energy the … Continue reading

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Kreator

Concert Review: Kreator, San Francisco, CA, Slim’s, 21-03-10 On Sunday, March 21, 2010, Kreator performed at Slim’s, a 400 seat club in San Francisco. In contrast to my other reviews that contained off the cuff lighthearted commentary, I found it … Continue reading

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Anvil

Concert Review: Anvil (San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore, 06-02-10) Anvil reminds me of Levi’s jeans and Twinkies, brands that have weathered a sea of trends. Regardless of current music and clothing trends, Steve “Lips” Kudlow (“SK”) plays and wears what … Continue reading

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Styx

Concert Review: Styx (San Francisco, CA, The Regency Ballroom, 17-01-10) The hazing by my high school friends for attending a Styx concert was inevitable. One friend stated, “Boy, Arash, I’m sorry. I feel for you. That must have been a … Continue reading

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Gwar

Concert Review: Gwar (San Francisco, CA, The Regency Ballroom, 24-11-09) On November 24, 2009, Gwar decimated, desecrated, and devirginized the once pristine Regency Ballroom (“RB”). Gwar started the concert at 10:00. Technically speaking, Gwarmania began at 9:50 when the band … Continue reading

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UFO

Concert Review: UFO (San Francisco, The Independent, 01-11-09) On November 1, 2009, UFO landed at the cesspool known as The Independent (“TI”), a grungy club in a fairly scruffy neighborhood. This marks the second consecutive concert UFO has played at … Continue reading

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Alice Cooper

Concert Review: Alice Cooper (San Francisco, CA, Warfield Theater, 21-10-09) Non stop, jack rabbit virgin sex is the best phrase I can use to describe the pace of Alice Cooper’s (“AC’s”) set. AC’s band, that includes Keri Kelli (“KK”) and … Continue reading

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Foreigner

Concert Review: Foreigner (San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore, 08-10-09) Prior to seeing Foreigner perform live, the band was, for the most part, foreign to me. As a teenager growing up in the 80s, my first allegiance was to Kiss. All … Continue reading

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