Last Night: Meshuggah & Baroness at House of Blues

Meshuggah, Baroness, Decapitated House of Blues April 29, 2012

When I arrived at House of Blues for Sunday night's heaviness, a large crowd had already been lined up on the second floor of the Houston Pavilions before the doors opened. Hadn't seen that before. Evidently, this show had been circled on more than a few calendars.

Not hard to see why, really. It was the first night of Meshuggah's "Ophidian Trek" tour with Baroness and Decapitated, a pretty damn salty lineup starring some of the most original bands in modern metal. For the city's serious fans of extreme rock, this was not one to miss.

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Nathan Smith
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