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- Posted on Mar 12th 2010 6:05PM by Liisa Ladouceur
The small, early-evening crowd at Sneaky Dee's seemed to buy into it, raising the devil horns throughout the half-hour set for spirited loungemetal versions of Metallica's 'Seek and Destroy' and Twisted Sister's 'We're Not Gonna Take It,' amongst others.
Pulling stadium-sized audience participation tricks on a club crowd certainly brought more to the Hellsongs experiment than what's exhibited on the band's record, 'Songs in the Key of 666' -- a somewhat limp affair. Live, however, Hellsongs' shtick is a testament to the power of heavy metal storytelling.
The band's North American tour includes two more CMF shows this weekend and stops in Hamilton and London before they jet home to Gothenburg to work on a new record -- which is scheduled to include their first stab at originals.