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Event Archive - NWOBCHM CHARITY FESTIVAL: Dead Soldier, Entropia, Archon Legion, Retrofire, Antiquus, Flood Of Fire

Sat. March 15th 2008 The Former Cobalt (No Minors)
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM doors at 7:30 PM
$10 at door, $7 advance
Tickets at: from the bands, Zulu Records, at the door
Presented by: NWOBCHM ALLIANCE, Food4Music Events
Food4Music Events has joined forces with BC's best "New Wave of British Columbian Heavy Metal" (Melodic, classic, power and thrash metal) bands have united to play a charity show of epic proportions.

This is the beginning of a new scene in BC, and a new era of metal worldwide. This huge event will go down in history, and if you miss it, you will regret it.

All proceeds are going to the Vancouver Food Bank, so you can help local classic metal and local charity at the same time!

Brothers and Sisters of Metal, UNITE!
Be a part of the NWOBCHM ALLIANCE!


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Entropia (Metal)

Playing down town east side small stages. Old school thrash, with lots of melody, groove and guitar solos. more info

Archon Legion (Powered Death Metal)

This 5 piece from Victoria combine to deliver a metal assault like no other! Formed by Andrew Saunders and Grant Truesdell after the disbanding of their old band Golgotha in 2007. Catchy rhythms, shred 3 guitar trade-offs, vocal harmonies and a very polished and pro sound. Mixing the clean vocals of Kingsley with Truesdell’s heavier attack some... more info

Retrofire (Rock/Metal/Progressive)

Formed in the Fall of 2004, Retrofire has been working hard to create a new sound blending modern rock with the driving melodic metal riffs of the 80s. With many shows under their belts and a fan base growing substantially greater everytime they hit the stage, Retrofire is a band worth seeing live. Armed with 5 members all under the age of 18, they... more info

Antiquus (Progressive Power Metal)

"...a near indescribable pageant of very heavy power metal reminiscent in magnetism to Slough Feg or Hammers Of Misfortune. Not since the first three Fates Warnings albums has progression and doom and proto-power met so forcefully..." - Martin Popoff, BW&BK Magazine. 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
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