Whither the metal scene?

Xpress is hard at work on a piece about the metal scene in town. For one night, at least, Asheville seemed to earn the honor of metal haven. The packed-out show earlier this month at the Get Down featured three of black metal’s finest: Asheville’s own Shadow of the Destroyer, Brooklyn’s Mutilation Rites and Seattle’s Inquisition. The reviewers were not harmed in any way.

Got thoughts on the local metal scene? Email to Hunter Pope at casadorpope@gmail.com.

Here’s what it all looked like, courtesy Bill Rhodes:

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