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Event Archive - The musical performances of the Heavy Metal & Religion Symposium at UVic.: Unleash The Archers, Nylithia, Scimitar, Atrous Leviathan

Sat. June 8th 2013 - Sat. June 8th 2013 Vertigo (All Ages)
8:00pm - 12:00am doors at 8:00pm
$10 advance, $15 at the door.
Presented by: Heavy Metal UVic, The Centre for the Study of Religion and Society (UVIC), CFUV 101.9 FM, Absolute Underground
A two day multi-media exploration of the relationship between Heavy Metal music and religion around the world. The symposium will feature presentations from Canadian speakers, a theater showing of the highly acclaimed documentary "Global Metal", as well as a night of musical performances from local heavy metal bands.


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Unleash The Archers (Heavy Metal)

Unleash The Archers have been on the road since their inception in 2007, and subsequently created an immensely loyal North American fanbase. The success of their sophomore album brought them overseas to the ears of European metalheads, and now they are slowly infiltrating the South-American and Asian markets with their genre-defying brand of music.... more info
Articles: Testing Metal with Grant Truesdell of Unleash the Archers

Nylithia (METAL)

We are a heavy metal band with a hint of experimental thrash Currently booking Tour, and summer shows. more info

Scimitar (Melodic Death Metal)

Scimitar is a Metal band hailing from the island capital of Victoria BC, Canada. Their sound can be described as a mosaic of Melodic Death, Thrash, Folk and Black Metal, with an uncompromising heaviness in the drums and harsh vocals, a constant high-rollicking finger style bass as well as twin guitar riff-based adherence to the roots of extreme mu... more info

Atrous Leviathan (death metal.)

5 piece metal band from Victoria B.C. Canada. Atrous Leviathan's sound spans the history of the metal genre. Every song a time warp from blistering blast beat to solid grooves to atmospheric breakdowns Atrous Leviathan will continue to give you a reason to keep coming back. The band's live show will even have those not akin to the metal genre bangi... more info