Local Review By Sarah Byrne – 2003 Kamilla, one of Grand Rapids’s most quickly rising stars, has finally released their long-awaited CD. The popular metal band has been building a name for itself locally and beyond, and this latest effort will no doubt prove to be an invaluable addition to their already extensive list of feats.
Muddy sound mix makes Korn concert a painful experience — but it was free By John Serba – 2003 Big band, small venue Such was the situation friday night when Korn, a band that has played Van Andel Arena for it’s last three trips to Grand Rapids, laid waste to the 1,500 capacity Orbit Room
Hot Fox Rocks By Lorilee Cracker – 2003 Fox on-air personality Allison Harte was right, in a way, when she predicted that “Jackyl is going to steal the show.” The heavy metal band, who performed fourth in the lineup at the second annual 101.3 FM Fox Fest at the Allegan County fair grounds, did create quite
Aris Rock Search 2002 By Music Revue – 2003 And these guys don’t have a record contract for what reason? Anyway, this five piece band arguably is the reigning king of the local heavy scene for two reasons: 1. They diversify their bludgoening metal with melody (a la Deftones) and 2. They just plain rock
The Search is over; Kamilla was a killa By John Serba – 2003 Quit often, heavy-metal bands on the local scene get overlooked for their more radio-friendly counterparts. But not Friday night, when Grand Rapids outfit Kamilla took home the grand prize at Aris Hamper’s 2002 Hometown Rock Search, which also showcased sets by local
Aris’ Rock Search 2002 And the Winner Is By Music Revue – 2003 Congratulations to Grand Rapids’ Kamilla, the winners of this years’ Aris Rock Search. Kamilla made the cut from the original 160+ entrants and won out in the end to become this years’ winner. And these guys don’t have a record contract for
Band Kamilla Crowned Heaviest of Heavyweights By John Serba – 2002 This year’s Heavyweight Chanpionship finals can be summed uo in three words: Blood, sweat and beers. The blood and sweat came courtesy of the six pack of hard rock/metal bands performing Saturday night; the beers came from The Intersection bar in a steady stream,