Gorguts ticket give away


The French Canadian death metal band Gorguts is coming to Empire (formerly Jaxx) in Springfield, Virginia on Thursday, September 5th! They haven’t played the area since reforming and one of you lucky readers will win a free pair of tickets to the show. To enter just leave a comment on this post telling me which old school metal band you hope reforms to make a come back next and at 5pm EST this Friday, August 30th, a winner will be chosen at random (using Random.org) from all valid entries to win the tickets. Be sure to use a valid email you check regularly so I can contact you if you win. Don’t worry, I won’t add you to any spam lists or sell your info or anything sleazy like that. If you can’t wait to see if you win or the contest is already over when you read this, then you can get tickets from Amped & Alive for $16 here.

In the 90s Gorguts put out some excellent technical, yet very brutal, death metal albums but ended up going on hiatus in the new millennium. They reformed to play a set at Maryland Deathfest in 2010 which was awesome but lacked any new material. Well the new Gorguts album Colored Sands is coming out and I can tell you that having heard an advance copy already, it’s sick. This isn’t a recreation of past glories, this is a modern evolution of the classic Gorguts sound and there’s even some surprises in there too. If getting to see Gorguts play their classic songs plus some of their killer new material live wasn’t great enough there’s also direct support coming from Richmond’s Inter Arma. They released their first album on Relapse earlier this year and have been putting on some outstanding live performances in support of it. Seriously, catch these guys live and you’ll become a fan. There will also be sets by March To Victory from Pennsylvania and locals Acid Deth Kvlt. Now check out these awesome new songs by Gorguts and Inter Arma as you decide which old school metal band you wish would come back next!


  1. I’d like to see Slayer reform. ZING!

    I’m not sure how it’d be possible, but kidding aside I’d love to see someone do a Dissection tribue ala the recent Death to All Tour. That’s the closest to a classic reunion I can think of right now.

  2. I wish Nailbomb would get back together and play MDF.

  3. Ripping Corpse, Definitely !!!

  4. Timeghoul, their two demos completely destroys most death metal in general and would be amazing to hear them live.

  5. I’d love to see Nocturnus reform. The Key was a killer album.

  6. I guess seeing the prog-era lineup of Death To All would count, right?

  7. At the Gates!

  8. infernal majesty

  9. Demilich

  10. Carnage

  11. “Leprosy” era Death, complete with zombie and/or resurrected Chuck.

  12. Completely agree with the Chuck era Death. Not sure if the Russian band Aspid is still around, but that album “Extravasation” is among my favorites.

  13. Dreaming in red that Dismember will reunite and play MDF.

  14. Celtic Frost


  16. Repugnant ;)

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