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SOCIAL DISEASE, GLIM PROJECT, FLOOD OF FIRE + LIKE A STORM: Social Disease, GLIM Project, Flood Of Fire, Like A Storm

Fri. November 24th 2006 9pm Backstage Lounge (No Minors) 9pm
. Friday, November 24th IMU & CiTR present Social Disease, Glim Project, Flood of Fire & Like A Storm @ The BACKSTAGE LOUNGE on Granville Island (1585 Johnston St.) . 9pm / $10

SOCIAL DISEASE - This recently formed group of very talented musicians has already released a 6 song EP while quickly becoming weekend favorites among Vancouver's hard rock community. With influences including Megadeth, Metallica, G'n'R and Judas Priest, this heavy metal juggernaut is loaded with tons of potential!

The GLIM PROJECT is a full out rock band; a unique, hyper-energetic mish mash that cannot easily fit into one category in today's rock scene. Too progressive to get radio play, not progressive enough to be considered prog rock; too loud and aggressive for the hipsters, but not enough for extreme metal heads. Furious guitars loop around heavy percussive drumming, while galloping bass riffs cut right down the middle. Visually, it's quite a feast, as the band pours out every bit of energy they have in bringing their creations to life.

FLOOD OF FIRE - One of Vancouvers hottest emerging bands, Flood of Fire's unique blend of metal & rock has fans headbanging, foot stomping and air-guitaring their asses off during powerful live performances that explode with energy. Having recorded a six song self-titled EP in October 2005, the band is continuously evolving their sound, amassing plenty of great original material while staying true to the music they believe in. Keep your ears to your speakers and experience Flood of Fire's amazing musical energy!

LIKE A STORM are an explosive, progressive, melodic rock band that hail from Auckland, where they developed a great following, selling out shows, supporting high-profile acts on nationwide tours, winning national competitions and becoming the first unsigned band to be voted No. 1 single on New Zealand's biggest rock radio station. Their hunger to reach a wider audience drove them to make the pilgrimage to the continent of Rock 'n' Roll. Currently based in Vancouver, Like A Storm has a depth of sound rarely seen in modern rock, drawing inspiration from Nine Inch Nails and A Perfect Circle, the raw energy of Nirvana and Guns n Roses, and the tuneful melodies of the Beatles and Green Day.

Social Disease (Heavy Metal/Thrash/Classic Metal)

On the Vancouver scene for just over a year and a half, Social Disease have already built a strong local following thanks in part to their hard driving sound and dynamic stage presence.Social Disease have earned a solid reputation as one of Vancouvers most exciting live acts. Judas Priest meets Metallica. - (Metal Edge Magazine) Phenomenal s... more info

GLIM Project (we fit into everything rock)

When you combine 3 physicists and an electrician, all having very different musical tastes, you get the GLIM Project. On stage the Glim Project doesn't stand there and look stupid like most bands these days; they rock out and pleasure the eye as well as the ear. Having just made a 6 song demo and begun the quest to dominate all local pubs and the... more info

Flood Of Fire (High energy, melodic metal/hard rock)

Here to usher in a new wave of Canadian heavy metal is Vancouver band Flood of Fire. Whether or not you are a fan of heavy music, after seeing their unrivaled live show you too will be a believer with all the rest. The band formed in the spring of 2005, and solidified its lineup in the fall of 2006. Their overall goal was set to bring the influence... more info

Like A Storm (Rock)

Like A Storm are an explosive, progressive, melodic rock band hailing from Auckland, New Zealand. There they developed a great following - packing out their own shows, supporting high-profile acts on nation-wide tours, winning national competitions and being the first unsigned band to be voted No.1 single on New Zealand's biggest rock radio station... more info
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