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Event Archive - Priestess, Pride Tiger

Thu. March 29th 2007 Plaza Club (No Minors)
9:15pm doors at 8pm
Sold Out
Presented by: 99.3 the FOX, Live Nation
on sale fri, 2/9 @ 10am

The wait is over. Priestess is here to save rock ‘n’ roll. The hard rock Montreal quartet has everyone buzzing. Their appearances at Pop Montreal and CMJ, as well as a tour opening for Motorhead, have stirred up the pot considerably, but it’s the group’s debut Hello Master that leaves no doubt that Priestess is the real deal. Named disc of the week recently in the Montreal Mirror, who called it “a wallop of a debut” and awarded it an 8.5 out of 10, the disc is aggressive and heavy, but always tuneful and melodic. It’s a sound that recalls ‘70s pioneers Black Sabbath and Deep Purple, as well as latter-day practition-ers like Masters of Reality, Monster Magnet and Queens of the Stone Age. So if it’s good old fashioned meat-and-potatoes hard rock, free of angst and irony but full of cowbell, guitar solos and a Danzig-like howl (courtesy frontman Mikey Heppner), that you’ve been waiting for, look no further - Priestess is here.


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Priestess epitomizes the escape from banality and redundance in present day music, without pretense, or gimmickry. It is the positive intensity and true passion with which Priestess conveys a distaste for the mundane that has built her a reputation as a force to admire and to reckon. Along with guitar riffage powerful enough to brand itself into br... more info

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