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Event Archive - THE BEST TEXAS METAL COMES TO TOWN: Drowning Pool, Kill Rhythm

Wed. June 11th 2008 Plaza Club (No Minors)
9PM - 12AM doors at 8PM
$20.00 + S.C.
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, Scrape Records
Presented by: Rock.It Boy
DROWNING POOL with special guests
Wednesday, June 11th at the Plaza Club, 881 Granville St., Vancouver
Advance tickets $20 at all Ticketmaster outlets

Rock.It Boy Entertainment takes pride in presenting mosh-pit anthem masters DROWNING POOL with special guests in on Wednesday, June 11th at the Plaza Club in Vancouver. Advance tickets are available for $20 all Ticketmaster outlets.

Dallas-based metal quartet DROWNING POOL has been described as intense, dynamic, and full of seething rage. Their debut album Sinner was certified platinum within six weeks of its release while their first single, "Bodies," was one of the most frequently aired videos on MTV by a new band. Unfortunately the song, which was a dedication to their stage-diving mosh pit fans, was banned by several radio stations out of sensitivity and the fear that people would misconstrue its meaning in the wake of the September 11th attack on New York.

That did not stop the song or the band. "Bodies" was featured on several WWE pay-per-view events, EA Sports' Arena Football game, and used by Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon and Houston Astros' Brad Lidge to accompany their walk from the bullpen. They reached out to an ever-greater audience with dynamic performances at Wrestlemania XVIII and Ozzfest during the summers of 2001 and 2002. Unfortunately, shortly after rousing the crowd at Ozzfest in Indianapolis in 2002 (doing a duet with Ryan McCombs), vocalist Dave "Stage" Williams was found dead of natural causes on the tour bus. That still did not stop DROWNING POOL.

They are back, fronted by their old friend and dynamic singer Ryan McCombs, and touring with their third album Full Circle. This album contains songs like “Enemy” that embody the ferocity of their debut album, yet there is an even richer melodic quality to the writing and playing, that tell us that this band has still only just begun. As an example of things coming full circle, the group was invited to Baghdad by the USO on the fifth anniversary of 9/11 to play the song for a group of grateful, enthusiastic troops stationed there.

Don’t let anything stop you from seeing this band in concert! Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents DROWNING POOL with special guests in on Wednesday, June 11th at the Plaza Club, 881 Granville St in Vancouver (phone Ph 604-646-0064). Advance tickets are available for $20 all Ticketmaster outlets (online at or Charge-by-Phone at 604-280-4444) or $25 at the door. Doors open at t 8:00PM.



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Kill Rhythm

From the ashes of 4 of the greatest bands to ever emerge from Vancouver comes "Kill Rhythm " - a flamethrowing sonic assault of beer guzzling power chord mayhem. Garth Allen - Lead Vocals, Rob Thiessen -bass & vocals, Chris "The Weasel " Gorst-guitar, Mykill-guitar & Rob Wade -drums offer up a mix of rock & roll chaos with thought provoking ly... more info
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