Alphabetical Local Band Listing
Aesma Daeva - Original progressive symphonic metal.
Avian - All original progressive power metal.
Black Valentyne - Melodic classic rock and metal.
Chubs - Classic Classic Rock. See website for set-list.
Cold Colours - All original melancholic doom rock interlaced with powerful metallic riffs. Morphogenic and melodic.
Cwn Annwn - Original innovative mix of classic metal styles. Very charismatic.
Dawn of Valor - Minnesota power metal based in St. Paul.
Decibel - Cover band featuring international star Lance King on vocals.
Dread Veil - Original goth and death flavored power metal based out of Rochester MN.
Eternal Voyager - True metal from the Twin Cities.
Herostratus - neo-NWOBHM based in Rochesters. Operating as a project at this time.
Human A.D. - Original metal thrashing mad band based out of the Twin Cities area.
Impaler - Shockrock from the Twin Cities of Terror.
Krister Pihl - He's played in and guest starred with a bunch of local cover bands and is working on an album of original material. He is also currently performing with Monsters of Mock.
Minos - Original folkish power metal based out of Rochester.
Next to Nothing - Metallica, Godsmack, AC/DC... You get the picture.
Noble Beast - As true as metal can get.
Reanimated - Punk rock from Minneapolis with some metal influence.
Red Desert - Minneapolis band. Think modern Black Sabbath with a cool groove.
Ripsnorter - Funpunk.
Rockfist - Coverband based out of the Twin Cites. 80's Metal.
Schizopathic - Rochesters premiere all original metal band who have an all original album available. See reviews of Grain of Sanity at Fire Meets Fire and a review of their demo at Invading Forces. They recently called it quits.
Schmitt Stash - Local Rochester band playing 70's and 80's influenced hard rock.
Seventh Calling - Power metal thunder based out of the Twin Cities.
Shameless - Cover band based out of Rochester. Lot's of 80's. I believe they are on hiatus right now.
Sirens of Titan - Original metal/rock/goth based in the Twin Cities featuring Felicia from the On the Rocks cover band.
Stir - Cover everything from old school Metallica to modern mainstream metal.
Twelve Gauge - Twin Cities Speed metal band.
Unatural - Long-time Cover band based out of Rochester. They occasionally reform.
Verge of Collapse - Hardcore based Metal from here in Rochester.
Visideon - Original modern metallic blend of warm melodies and brutal rock hard riffing. Broke up.
10, 000 Days - Tool Tribute band based out of the Twin Cities.
Area 52 - Musicians Cooperative in NE Minneapolis.
Club Underground -
Costello's - on the east side of the main drag running through Stewartville. From Rochester take Highway 63S about half way through town on the left hand side.
Fine Line Music Cafe - 318 1st Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
First Ave / 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis
GB Leighton's Pickle Park - 7820 University Ave, in Fridley.
House of Rock - 422 Water St., Eau Claire WI.
Main Event - 7820 University Avenue, Fridley, MN 55432
Midwest Skate Park - 1020 7th St NW, Rochester, MN.
Myth Nightclub - 3090 Southlawn Dr, Maplewood, MN, 55109 TEL: 651.779.MYTH or 651.779.6984
Northstar Bar - Rochester, MN
Renegades Bar and Grill - 3809 W Hwy 13
Burnsville, MN 55337
Station 4 (formerly The Lab)
201 E. 4th Street St. Paul, MN 55101
Striker's Corner - Highway 63 & 10th Street NW Stewartville, MN.
Terminal Bar - 409 East Hennipin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414
The Rock - Maplewood, 2029 Woodlynn Ave Maplewood, MN 55109
Triple Rock Social Club - 629 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN.
Tracaderos - 107 Third Avenue North <> Downtown Minneapolis p: 612.465.0440 f: 612.465.0445
Uptown Bar and Cafe - 3018 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis MN
Varisity Theater - 1308 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Whiskey Bones Roadhouse - 3820 N Broadway
Xcel Energy Center - 175 Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN. PH# 651-222-WILD
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To your left: Cole from Schizopathic recording drums for two Herostratus songs - "Pyromantic Pleasures" and "Black Tomorrow."