Teenage metal band Hammerhedd opens for In Flames in St. Pete on Monday

Kids, out on a school night.

click to enlarge Hammerhedd - Photo c/o Freeman Promotions
Photo c/o Freeman Promotions
Bigtime metal shows like this St. Pete show on Monday, Oct. 17 from Swedish genre giant In Flames can feel like an old man’s game, but Hammerhedd brings the median age down big time when it opens the gig.

The Kansas City trio features no member older than 19 years old and is already racking up fans left with jaws ajar thanks to a highly-technical style for fans of Gojira, Meshuggah, and Mastodon.

Born of Osiris and Darkest hour will play in between the kids and their Swedish elders.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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