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Sounds of the Underground Headliners

It was a hot summer day in Los Angeles and metal was in the air! The annual Sounds of the Underground tour came to the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Metal gods GWAR weren’t the headliner but one of the focal point of the day. Their midday set was worth every penny of the ticket price even though their set was short. With GWAR classics like “The Horror of Yig,” and “Maggots,” as well as some of their newer material like “Bring Back the Bomb”. GWAR is known for their lavish stage show, which was a crowd favorite with gallons of fake blood and pus were sprayed out over the pit area. It’s easy to see why GWAR has and will continue to keep the metal heads banging.


As the night came to a loud close Lamb of God, the headlining band, took the stage. This band has seen big growth in the past few years. For the most part Lamb of God’s stage presence was nothing write home about, especially after a stellar set by Clutch and GWAR, but the crowd loved them. And isn’t that what this crazy business is all about. As I as exiting the venue I couldn’t help but see the continued long lines at t-shirt stands and if the success of merchandising is a judge of how this show when, then I think metal is here to stay! I look forward to next years Sounds of the Underground as the potential is great for this tour to rival Ozzfest in 2006.



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