Bible of the Devil and Slough Feg
Bible of the Devil
with special guests
Bible of the Devil
Hailing from Chicago, IL, Bible of the Devil is a four-piece rock n' roll metal assault squad specializing in anthemic, hell-raising anthems evoking images of human dementia, conquest, urban debauchery, and violence. With stylistic nods to heavy riff innovators of the 70s and 80s, yet with a modern twist, Bible of the Devil intend their moniker as a euphemism for rock n' roll itself, a lofty declaration of their electric mission. Having toured extensively throughout the United States and mainland Europe in the years of the new millennium, the band has several releases to their credit including: FIREWATER AT MY COMMAND (2002, Genuflect Records), TIGHT EMPIRE (2003, Raw Deth Records / 2004, Dead Teenager Records) and a split 7" with fellow Chicagoans THE LAST VEGAS (2004, Scarey Records). In 2005, Bible of the Devil unleashed the opus BRUTALITY, MAJESTY, ETERNITY (2005 Scarey Records), and expanded their touring endeavors and label interest to Europe. The Windy City metallions followed in 2006 with another split 7", this time with THE LORD WEIRD SLOUGH FEG (2006, Threat Records), and released their fourth full-length offering entitled: THE DIABOLIC PROCESSION (2006 Cruz Del Sur Music). Bible of the Devil's first release for Rome, Italy, based Cruz Del Sur Music, THE DIABOLIC PROCESSION addresses the fable of the Children's Crusades as a metaphor for our troubled times, while weaving the chronology of the story into the framework of their most heavy, unsettling, and epic songwriting to date. Deploying a twin-guitar onslaught emphasizing melodic, harmonized leads and pummeling riff attacks, the propulsive rhythms and infectious vocal stylings of Bible of the Devil formulate a veritable rock n' roll metal juggernaut.
In 2008, Bible of the Devil continues their onslaught from their home base of Chicago, releasing a split 7" with kindred spirits VALKYRIE on Heavy Birth Records and a new full-length on Cruz Del Sur Music crucially entitled: FREEDOM METAL . And before the jingoist implications of including 'Freedom' in the title come flying at the band whose cryptic moniker continues to attract endlessly redundant inquiries about Satanism, singer/guitarist Mark Hoffmann has to say, "This isn't the perverse concept of 'Freedom' in Dubya's sense. We're talking about 'Freedom' in the purest, Hobbesian sense, 'a free man is he that is not hindered to do what he hath the will to do'. And Metal." Cultivating a devastating reputation both live and recorded, Bible of the Devil is truly a band for those who demand their rock n' roll metal with a generous helping of brutality and brawn.
The Lord Weird Slough Feg', whose name is derived from a character in ancient Irish mythology, originates from Central Pennsylvania.
The band relocated to San Francisco, California in 1990 in hopes of resurrecting the ailing 'true metal' scene in the United States. The band quickly gained a reputation as, 'The band San Francisco loved to hate' by taking a stand against the trends and incorporating stage savagery with strong visual imagery.
Three demos were produced by the band in the early to mid nineties. These were followed up by a self produced, self titled debut CD released in 1996.
Scoring points for originality in the European underground, they aroused the interest of Dragonheart in 1998 and 'Twilight of the Idols' was released in 1999 ..onheart Records. This was followed by, 'Down Among the Deadmen' released in the year 2000, and Sci-Fi epic, 'Traveller' in 2003. In 2005 the band moved to the Italian label Cruz Del Sur, and shortened their name to simply, 'Slough Feg' with the release of 'Atavism.' 2007 brought the dawn of HARDWORLDER, and a slight change of direction to a '70's NWOBHM sound.
...and now...the sound of anarchy in the streets will be defined by APE UPRISING in 2009!!!
Slough-Feg's style is an eclectic mix of Celtic Folk and Traditional Metal peppered with buckets of energy and lyrical depth.
Blazing guitar riffs, thick low end, and highly imaginative rhythmic structures make up the foundation of this stoner rock outfit from Madison, WI. Brandishing a full bodied tone and a taught signature style that slices through the sterile ceiling fan churn of our modern day Line 6 heroes like a kershaw through the warm neck flesh of a thousand infidels, the Droid's approach suggests a more natural progression between Black Sabbath and Tool, and their throw down approach to the stage has consistantly lead the most scouling of metal heads to the front row beeming with delight. It is fun to have your ass kicked this good.
121 W. Main ST
Madison , WI 53703
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|