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MetalView: Modesto’s Most Hated

MetalView: Modesto’s Most Hated

METALView: Modesto’s Most Hated By Eve Oberlander The wait is over, the day is finally here. Nothing But Losers CD release party!!! Okay, okay, so I’ve only been waiting for this day for the last seven years since I first came on to the metal scene. Losers were the first band to welcome me with open arms. We’ve been […]

By July 11, 2018 Read More →
MetalView Happy New Year

MetalView Happy New Year

MetalView By Eve Oberlander Happy New Year! My New Year resolution is to go out and occupy a venue, support a musician. Music is good for the soul, my soul. Modesto area metal was on fire this past year, with local bands making music videos, writing and producing albums and touring up and down California […]

By January 4, 2018 Read More →
MetalView Remembering Abe

MetalView Remembering Abe

Remembering Abraham Guerrero By Eve Oberlander We lost a son, a brother, a husband, a friend and a part of the Modesto Metal scene on the evening of November 6th, 2017. Gone but never forgotten, Abe was a part of our metal family, hailing from Los Banos. He leaves behind a wife, our beautiful brutal […]

By December 2, 2017 Read More →
MetalView All in the Family

MetalView All in the Family

Little recaps of last month’s Metal events: Our beautiful, amazing 209 Metal family raised $1,135 for Keith Peters at his Parkinson’s benefit August 5th. The benefit was a huge success thanks to all of our friends and family. We had over a hundred people in attendance and the promoters, bands, hosts, and acts put on quite the show. […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
MetalView Lost Horizons

MetalView Lost Horizons

By Eve Oberlander Lost Horizons formed in late 2016 and hail from Modesto. Members include Cody Nye Vocals, Eddie Biedebach Guitar who started writing music together. They eventually recruited Aaron Kelch Bass and Jonny Avila Guitar to join and start a full band with Jojo Jorgensen on Drums.  They now have eight songs and are […]

By August 15, 2017 Read More →
MetalView

MetalView

MetalView Eve Oberlander As I’m sitting here writing, Metzger is out in the garage playing it loud. Hailz! If you haven’t found out by now, Metzger is Keith Peters Vocals, Will Holgate Guitar, Morgan Gonzales Rhythm, Roger Guajardo Bass and Robert Hernandez Drums. They’ve consistently been practicing once a week despite one member living so […]

By July 12, 2017 Read More →
MAMA OVERVIEW METAL

MAMA OVERVIEW METAL

MetalView 2016 By Guest Writer ,  Pammy Von Duke For over 20 years I myself have been attending metal shows in and around the Modesto area, in fact, people I know from all over California actually come to our little town for the metal shows , local and touring. If you haven’t you should really […]

By September 10, 2016 Read More →
MetalView – Metal Showcase

MetalView – Metal Showcase

Metal View – By Mike Vanek March Local Band Showcase Last month we showcased some local bands and we are back this month to showcase a few more. By no means is this all the good bands in town, and we shall cover more in the future!! Next month we pay tribute to a true […]

By March 2, 2016 Read More →
MetalView

MetalView

Metal View – By Mike Vanek SAVE METAL IN MODESTO 2015 has been a interesting year in the metal scene… What started with great promise has dwindled down to the bleakest of futures. Modesto has shunned the metal scene. We only have 2 bars to play at which many people in the downtown community are […]

By January 3, 2016 Read More →
MetalView – X Fest Season

MetalView – X Fest Season

Metal View – By Mike Vanek It’s that time again folks… X Fest season!! And once again it features a metal stage. This year, like the past 2 years it will be hosted by the band Eroszion and the bands were hand picked by them. It includes bands from all over the area fully representing […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →
MetalView – The Yosemite Strip

MetalView – The Yosemite Strip

Metal View by Mike Vanek The Yosemite Strip This month I would like to pay tribute to the heavy metal side of town, the Yosemite Strip. Gone are the days of going downtown for metal shows. Our metal scene was cast aside by the downtown venues, and left off their dance permits. Slowly but surely, […]

By June 8, 2015 Read More →
MetalView – Girl Power in our Scene

MetalView – Girl Power in our Scene

Metal View – Girl Power in Our Scene By Mike Vanek Females have taken our scene by storm as of late. They have come a long way in the 209 metal scene, that for years has been a boys club, and I’d like to tell you about a few. The past few months have seen […]

By April 2, 2015 Read More →