Past Event

The Legendary Grim Reaper, Crone Of War, Double Experience, Norilsk live at The Asylum - October 29th 2016

Archaic North Entertainment proudly presents...
Saturday October 29th 2016

One of the pioneers of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal are back after nearly 30 years with the "Return of the Reaper" US/Canadian tour, and they are playing the Nickel City as part of Asylum Halloween Week!!


CRONE OF WAR (Sudbury Progressive Metal)

DOUBLE EXPERIENCE (Neo-Nerd Rock from Ottawa)

NORILSK (Doom from Hull, Quebec)

Tickets are $15 advance or $20 at the door
Doors are at 9PM. Licensed/All Ages event


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Legendary NWOBHM Band

Grim Reaper are a British heavy metal band from the new wave of British heavy metal era. The band was formed in 1979 in Droitwich, England, by guitarist Nick Bowcott.

Sudbury Metal

Joe and Craig were introduced by a fellow friend and guitar player named Gary Desormeaux, who also co-wrote 4 of the 10 tracks on "Beneath Grey Skies". At this point the band went through 2 name changes, Having an opportunity to open for Anvil, they quickly named themselves Death Ryder. After some thought, they later became Kronawar. Three of these songs are massively reworked versions of Gary's and Craig's former band "Misfire" from the 2006-2008 era. Joe, Gary and Craig tried many drummers and eventually Joe met Dylan while shopping for Auto Parts. Dylan auditioned and was an instant match. This line up only played one show together. Gary eventually left the band and focused on his family and shortly thereafter, Dylan pointed out the similarities between Kronawar and another band name...

Ottawa Nerd Rock

"Your life is it's own unique RPG; we're just the soundtrack."

Gatineau Doom/Death Metal

Label: Hypnotic Dirge Records

NORILSK is a death-doom/sludge band featuring Nicolas Miquelon (Damnus, Mortör, The Great Russian Empire) and Nick "Chopz" Richer (Damnus, Doll, Outrage AD). Named after Siberia’s northernmost city, home of a famous heavy metal smelting complex, Norilsk is a doom-death band from Gatineau QC, Canada. At its core, the band includes Nicolas Miquelon (bass, guitars, vocals, lyrics) and Nick Richer (drums, backing vocals), whose names are associated with various groups including Outrage AD, Damnus, Doll and Kintra.

The Legendary NWOBHM band Grim Reaper performing "See You In Hell", live at The Asylum during The Asylum Halloween Week on October 29th 2016. Filmed by Chris Finlay

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