2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: MetalSucks


Wednesday, March 18
11:00PM - 11:40PM

Dirty Dog Bar
505 E 6th St


Listen to Soul Eraser


The warthog chasing the butterfly: a lumbering, snarled beast out of a nightmare, chasing the erratic dance of a delicate, winged insect. Founder and front man, Chris Ojeda, stated, "early on in our career, when we were still in the demo phase, a friend described our music as sounding like a warthog chasing a butterfly: the juxtaposition of jagged rhythms alongside melody. That comment really struck a chord with me and I thought then that we may be onto something."
In 2000, West Virginia natives Tony Rohrbough, Chris "Cid" Adams, and Ojeda found themselves writing music together after their former bands fell apart. For the next two years, Byzantine operated as a 3 piece, backed by a drum machine; recording two demos and playing select local shows. It wasn't until guitarist/drummer, Matt Wolfe, joined in 2002 that the full brunt of Byzantine could be seen and heard.
Byzantine's new lineup quickly caugh...

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