Nitevigil’s leather-clad teens put North Van on the metal map at the New York Theatre

nitevigil photo by bev davies ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MAY 3, 1985 By Steve Newton North Vancouver's Nitevigil--the teenage metal band that made the finals of the Town Pump's Spotlight '85 competition--joined Ground Zero and Death Sentence in a "Heavy Metal Rockarama" at the New York Theatre last Friday (April 26). The young … Continue reading Nitevigil’s leather-clad teens put North Van on the metal map at the New York Theatre

Annihilator’s Jeff Waters is getting into the “old hard-rock stuff” again

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 15, 1990 By Steve Newton Despite the fact that this city is home to Annihilator—one of the most promising young bands in metal—Vancouver has yet to prove itself as a world-class heavy metal town. Aside from Annihilator, there hasn’t been a successful metal recording act out of this … Continue reading Annihilator’s Jeff Waters is getting into the “old hard-rock stuff” again