The Road Warrior: Return of the Warlords

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The date was January 6th, 2011. It was rainy night in downtown Vancouver, and the music scene was booming. The city had just bid farewell to Roger Waters in a concert deemed ‘a prog-rock spectacle for the ages,’ and Motorhead was gearing up for a show that would surely blow the roof off of the Vogue Theatre. Off the grid, Vancouver’s younger demographic was in full force: private techno parties were popping off all week in undisclosed warehouses, while careless headbangers got they’re rocks off all over the downtown east side. As per usual, I found myself in the heart of darkness: the esteemed Rickshaw Theatre. Wolves in the Throne, a two-piece, environmentally-themed black metal band from Olympia, Washington, were the night’s headliners…

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About Jon Hernandez

Jon Hernandez is a Journalist, Tree Planter, and current student at UBC's Graduate School of Journalism. He holds a Bachelors of Arts from UBC Vancouver, and has worked for such publications as The Region and Sustainability Television. View all posts by Jon Hernandez

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