Times Colonist

Youth, metal bands take centre stage

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On the local music scene there is a teenage Battle of the Bands and an Internatio­nal Heavy Metal Day celebratio­n tomorow night. Pick your poison!

Friday from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Juan de Fuca Curling Rink, 1767 Island Highway, the 4th annual Live Earth Battle of the Bands Part II pits youth bands ages 14 to 18 in a showcase by youth for youth. Admission is $6 at the door. Call 478-8384 for more informatio­n.

Later Friday beginning at 10 p.m. at Lucky Bar, 517 Yates St., Internatio­nal Heavy Metal Day features A Lethal Dose of Blunt Force, Unleash the Archers, and The Cambrian Explosion, three new metal bands “from the ashes of the infernal Meatlocker Seven.” Tickets are $10 at the door. Call 382-5825 for more informatio­n.

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