Jerry Abarca

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    H-Town Metal Institution Helstar Feathers Its Wicked Nest

    Over the past three decades, countless bands, clubs and backpatches have come and gone in the Houston heavy metal scene. But there has always been Helstar. Thirty years after the release of their Combat Records debut, Burning Star, the city's quintessential power-thrash quintet shreds on, anchored a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Saturday Night: Helstar at Warehouse Live

    Helstar, Sanctus Bellum, etc. Warehouse Live December 1, 2012 Heavy metal has long since proven to be the most virulent and drug-resistant strain of rock and roll, always seething just underground and ready to erupt into a blister the minute the mainstream's immune system weakens. There's certainly ... More >>