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Tess Casto

I’m a news publisher and photographer based out of Pittsburgh.

Avatar Has Landed in Pittsburgh

Come one, come all. Hear the glorious tale of how our King and Avatar have conquered Mr. Smalls on their headlining tour. Tuesday, May 21st, Avatar came to town fresh off a successful trek at Sonic Temple Festival. This theatric Swedish band is no doubt one to see […]

DEAD TO A DYING WORLD Begins West Coast Tour With Dawn Ray’d This Week; Elegy Full-Length By Texas Dark Metal Septet Out Now Through Profound Lore

Texas-based dark metal septet DEAD TO A DYING WORLD begins their West Coast US tour in support of their acclaimed new Elegy album this week. The epic double-LP opus saw release through Profound Lore Records in April amidst a wealth of praise from media outlets and listeners which continues to pour in […]

iDKHOW At The Rex Theater

The hot and upcoming band idkHOW came to Pittsburgh on May 7th. Compromised of Dallon Weekes and Ryan Seaman, this duo forms iDKHOW. Only being formed in 2016, the band members behind this project are already well versed with experience. Ryan was with Falling In Reverse and Dallon […]

COLD CURSE: Creator-Destructor Records Welcomes California Metal/Hardcore Act; Violent Measure EP Confirmed For July Release

Creator-Destructor Records is proud to welcome California’s COLD CURSE to the label’s ever-evolving roster. The info on their Violent Measure debut 7″ EP, its lead track, “Clandestine,” and digital preorders for the release have been posted.   COLD CURSE‘s Violent Measure was recorded by Erol Ulug at Bright Lights Basement in Santa Ana, California, […]

AMON AMARTH Releases Berserker Full-Length; North American Tour With Slayer, Lamb Of God, And Cannibal Corpse Underway

AMON AMARTH is in the midst of their North American tour with Slayer. The journey will make its way through sixteen cities upon its conclusion at the Xfinity Center Amphitheatre in Mansfield, Massachusetts on May 25th. Additional support is being provided by Lamb Of God and labelmates Cannibal Corpse. See all confirmed dates below.   The tour comes […]