Dakota King

Just another poor student making dreams reality.
Dakota King has written 7 posts for Aesthetic Magazine | Album Reviews, Concert Photography, Interviews, Contests

Photos: Bring Me The Horizon, Issues, Northlane @ Sound Academy

Photos by: Dakota King – British metalcore quintet Bring Me The Horizon, who released their fourth album, Sempiternal, on April 1st, 2013 via RCA/Epitaph, performed at Sound Academy in Toronto last night for the second of two concerts with Atlanta, Georgia-based metalcore sextet Issues, who released their self-titled debut album on February 18th, 2014 via … Continue reading

Photos: The Devil Wears Prada, The Ghost Inside, Volumes @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Photos by: Dakota King – Metalcore quintet The Devil Wears Prada, who released their fifth album, 8:18, on September 17th via Roadrunner, which was the first album without founding member James Baney, performed at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with LA-based melodic hardcore band The Ghost Inside, who released their third album, Get … Continue reading

Photos: Fiction Issue, Dead Mouth, Doom Squad @ The Rockpile East

Photos by: Dakota King – Toronto-based noise/stoner rock trio Fiction Issue, who released, PCP Ekoms I Demo, last November, performed at The Rockpile East in Toronto on Saturday night with Toronto-based hardcore punk band Dead Mouth, who released their new album, Hardcore Death, on May 24th and Doom Squad, who released their new self-titled EP, on June 25th via … Continue reading

Photos: Hatebreed, Shadows Fall, The Acacia Strain, Battlecross @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Photos by: Dakota King – Toronto was faced with gnarly metal fans last night as hardcore-thrash metal band Hatebreed, who released their sixth studio album, The Divinity of Purpose, in January via Razor & Tie, occupied the Phoenix Concert Theatre alongside Springfield, Massachussets’ Shadows Fall, Massachussets-based death metal band The Acacia Strain, and Canton, Michigan … Continue reading

Photos: Theory of a Deadman @ The CNE

Photos by: Dakota King (@dakotamakala) – Closing the series of performances at the CNE’s Bandshell Park, that began with The Proclaimers on August 16th, British Columbia-based rock quartet Theory of a Deadman torched the stage with a solid set including radio hits “Bad Girlfriend”, “So Happy”, and “Nothing Could Come Between Us”.

Photos: The Summer Slaughter Tour 2013 @ Sound Academy

Photos by: Dakota King (@dakotamakala) – The Summer Slaughter Tour, which was founded in 2001 and has visited Canada since 2008, once again invaded Toronto’s Sound Academy last night with headliner, New Jersey-based mathcore quintet The Dillinger Escape Plan, along with Washington D.C.-based instrumental progressive metal trio Animals as Leaders, Maryland-based progressive metal sextet Periphery, San Diego-based deathgrind … Continue reading

Photos: Vans Warped Tour @ Molson Canadian Ampitheatre Flats

Photos by: Dakota King – Not only did our little Canadian stretch of home land play host to rain for another consecutive year, but also to yet again another successful Vans Warped Tour festival. With a satisfying line-up ranging all over the musical spectrum, enthusiasts by the thousands joined together last night at the Molson Canadian … Continue reading

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