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October 4, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm$12
Basstory, with Dave Ellefson from Megadeth, w/:
- Green Death
Thursday, Oct. 4
Show = 9:30 pm
Doors = 9:00 pm
Ages = 21+
Tickets = $12
Basstory: An Intimate Evening of Riffs and Repartee with Grammy Award Winning Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Beginning Fall 2018, Grammy Award Winning Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson embarks on Basstory, a series of limited and exclusive “Storytellers” dates, including special VIP meet and greets, exclusive merchandise, and more! (Source)
Real Wave of Thrash Kings from Chicago bringing neck breaking technical thrash. Formed in Chicago in 1982 these maniacs crafted three of the most tech oriented Thrash slabs of insanity known to man period. Hailed as one of the best debuts Fit of Anger (1986) set the bar for the the classic critcally acclaimed Nothing to Fear (1987) for its super catchy yet techy riffs with amazing vocal work, crazy lyrics , cool bass that was played as not only the thunder but also as it’s own entity. The third release Insane Society (1990) was the last as they went on a hiatus until now! Hell is Full! (Source)
In 1998, guitarist Erich Tran was in a band called W.A.D., while also working at Best Buy in Des Moines, IA. There, he met 16 year old Sol Bales who was in another band at the time. In August, 2001, Sol joined W.A.D., but by early 2002 that band had disbanded.
A few months later, following an audition for Downthesun, Erich realized he wanted to keep working with Sol on a new project. ONLY was formed with Sol and the original W.A.D. bass player. Mark Reinking (Sparky) joined ONLY as a rhythm guitarist in 2003.
After a 10 year run of countless shows, several CD releases and many lineup changes, the trio of Erich, Sol, and Sparky found themselves as the only remaining full-time members. Tired, burned out, and frustrated with the band’s inability to solidify the lineup, they debated hanging it up permanently. However, they felt the last batch of unrecorded songs were really strong, and touched more on their musical roots – more in the thrash, death, and traditional heavy metal vein – than ONLY had. At this point in their lives they wanted to have those songs professionally recorded, just to have something to show for the last few years of work. In Sept 2012, they ultimately decided to record 3 tunes, with Sparky playing bass and Erich playing drums as wells as their guitar duties. Thus Green Death was born. Sol came up with the name from a list of many. Everyone loved it, and after local artist Jason Handy created the logo, it solidified the new name and direction of the band. The resulting EP was entitled “Dawn of the Death”.
In 2015 with a solid lineup, Green Death has released a #1 Amazon album, “Manufacturing Evil” and will be performing that KNOTFEST 2015 alongside Slipknot, Judas Priest, Mastodon, and Cannibal Corpse. And embarking on their 1st 10-day tour. 2015 is shaping up to be a big year for the band as they continue to make waves without a record labels support. (Source)
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