10 Fredericton Metal Bands Worth Checking Out

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Hard Charger

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Quite possibly the hardest working band around, Hard Charger have taken their brand of hardcore/metal to audiences across Canada and Europe. They hit Eastern Canada this spring and are lining up dates for a jaunt out West this summer.  Get ready Canada. Hard Charger is coming for YOU!

Helm

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Helm may or may not be a thing of the past. That remains to be seen.  Regardless of whether or not we’ll ever see them on stage again, their brand of Motorhead inspired, fist-in-your-face metal will remain a constant on our iPods for years to come.

Hero’s Last Rite

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Wow!  These guys are TIGHT, with an incredibly clean live sound. And they just received a well-deserved ECMA nomination. It’s about time. Hero’s Last Rite. Friendly guys with fierce jams.

Seigebreaker

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Let’s hear it for Dale Lyons and Seigebreaker. Veterans of the metal scene, Dale himself may be one of the city’s metal pioneers. Power-trio to the max!

Tactus

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Tactus wrapped up 2014 with the release of this out-fucking-standing track. Can’t wait to hear more from these guys. Duelling vocals and melodic riffs that lift you from your happy-place and drop you on your ugly face with arrangements that rival the best in the business. GIVE US MORE!

SpineSplitter

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Blasting your ears to hell and back, Spinesplitter are entering their fifth year as “the most evil sounding band on the East Coast of Canada.”  Also, the uncrowned winners of Most Metal Album Cover. #scaredtodeath

Green Lung Grinders

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I’m pretty sure these guys just live a few doors down.  A welcomed addition to neighbourhood.  Charlotte Street rules!  True story – two strangers walked into their living room/practice space once, sat down on the couch and cracked a beer and the band didn’t stop. Between songs they asked us (I mean, the two strangers) if we were there to shut the party down.  We (I mean the two strangers) said “not at all”, and with that, the next tune began.

Verses

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#someepicshitrighthere

Moment of Inertia

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Balanced between the best parts of 90s metal and the best parts of ALL rock and roll, ladies and gentlemen, Moment of Inertia have kept the city’s HEAVY alive through thick and thin.

Blueprints

Blueprints have just announce they’ve got a new single in the works.  Stoked.

There’s a lot of great metal happening in Fredericton. Check out Fredericton Metal on Facebook and be sure to listen to the podcast – FREDERICTON METAL.

 

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