Ward 6 is the coolest venue Tucson’s had in a hot minute. Only months old, its single, brown-tiled room, its walls covered in B-movie glory and DIY sound-proofing, has hosted a myriad of events and genres. Despite that variety, hardcore and metal are the currency of this space, and on
You don’t get much meaner than Languish. This four-piece death metal outfit has been pulverizing skulls since 2014, with its members hailing from other esteemed Arizona heavies Gatecreeper, North and Territory; Languish has been an entity of destined greatness since inception. Their debut album, 2015’s Extinction, was ten songs of
Had the preceding nights of Southwest Terror Fest not been so momentous, one could easily have mistaken the third night for the main event. Housed in the spacious Rialto Theater, the sight of last year’s Neurosis and Sunn O))) sets, day three would be the site of Sleep’s house-stealing performance.
Languish hail from Arizona, an outfit that could be considered a super group of sorts, with its ranks filled by members of dark hardcore band Territory, crushing doom act North and the savage death metallers Gatecreeper. Languish’s gritty four-song demo demonstrated the nasty, solid musicianship of this four piece, with