Archives for October 2010

CAIN inducted into Mid-America Music Hall of Fame

CainMinneapolis hard rock band, CAIN, were recently inducted into the Mid-America Music Hall of Fame on September 17th, 2010 and performed a short live set at the ceremony. This was the first time they’d re-assembled as CAIN in nearly 20 years or so. Here’s video of their performance of the classic KATY from the Pound of Flesh CD. Word has it they will be making more live appearance around town in support of the upcoming re-release of their 2nd album Stinger on the Vintage/Rockadrome label.

Monday Massacre: Slauter Xstroyes

Slauter Xstroyes Free the BeastSLAUTER XSTROYES – FREE THE BEAST CD

This is not death metal.

No, I have decided to deviate from my norm this week and present a highly underrated US power metal band by the name of Slauter Xstroyes.  Fromed in 1979, this band is older than many of the famous greats we know today, but unfortunately, Slauter Xstroyes have remained in relative obscurity despite releasing two fine albums. Free the Beast is the last album they made, with it being half-completed in 1987, then abandoned and eventually released with some demos tagged on in 1998. [Read more…]