Modified Ghost Presents
MODIFIED GHOST FESTIVAL III EARLY BIRD PASSES
Carcass, Bloodbath, Sacrifice, Power Trip
254 E. Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, V6A 1P1
Doors 6:00 PM
This event is 19 and over
MODIFIED GHOST FESTIVAL
An annual music festival in Vancouver, BC that showcases some of the most exciting metal, rock, punk, hardcore & progressive music this world has to offer.
May 24th - 27th, 2018.
More details and announcements coming soon!
Starting out as a three-piece, Carcass were one of Earache Records grindcore flagships. The late BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel declared their first album,"Reek Of Putrefaction," was his favorite album of 1988. The 1990 Symphonies Of Sickness tour saw the addition of a second guitarist Mike Amott, formerly of Carnage. 1991's "Necroticism" album was the band's first studio work as a four piece. After their fourth album, first to appear on a major commercial label Columbia Records,"Heartwork", the band proceeded to split up during the recording process of their final album "Swansong."
Reformed for live shows in 2007 with Mike Amott back in as second guitarist and Daniel Erlandsson of Arch Enemy as session drummer. Original drummer Ken Owen had suffered a brain hemorrhage and he is hence unable to perform the songs in a live setting, however he retains an active role in the band. Amott and Erlandsson left the band in 2012 to focus on Arch Enemy.
In February 2013 the band announced that after 17 years, a new album was at works. New lineup was announced later in the spring:
Jeff Walker - Bass & Vocals
Bill Steer - Guitar
Ben Ash - Guitar
Daniel Wilding - Drums
Formed in 1999, Bloodbath is an old-school death metal act from Sweden featuring members from such bands as Opeth, Katatonia and Witchery.
On 16 September 2014 Nick Holmes of Paradise Lost was introduced as being the band's new vocalist, replacing Mikael Åkerfeldt who left the band earlier.
While the United States had its big four metal bands in the 1980s (Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer), Canada also had its own big five: VOIVOD, RAZOR, ANNIHILATOR, EXCITER, and Toronto’s SACRIFICE. Born in Scarborough in 1983, the band released three albums during the 80s on Diabolic Force/Fringe that are all considered to be absolute thrash metal classics. The band even had a pretty big video hit on Much Music (back when they played videos, of course) with “Reanimation” and was a big live draw across Canada.
Formed in early 2008, Power Trip draw from the sacred texts of classic hardcore, punk, and metal. After the success of their self-titled Lockin' Out 7", Power Trip has unleashed their debut LP MANIFEST DECIMATION, out now via Southern Lord Records.
Surging with a modernized translation of the works of mandatory crossover pioneers Nuclear Assault, the Cro-Mags. Exodus, Leeway, Sepultura, and more, Manifest Decimation hurtle the band's "steel, speed and destruction" ethos direct at the jugular with thirty-five minutes of crossover intensity that sounds like it was excavated from a 1987 time capsule with sixteen tons of radioactive dynamite. Recorded by Arthur Rizk and Daniel Schmuck, and produced, mixed, and mastered by Arthur Rizk at Solomon's Gate in Philadelphia, Manifest Decimation wages war on all in its earshot, with nearly thirty-five minutes of thrashing violence. In the wake of their rabid live shows, images of impending doom and destruction have become synonymous with the name POWER TRIP.