Edge OF Paradise performs songs from their new Ep Alive at the Hollywood, CA’s Viper Room
Review and photos by Craig Newman
Los Angeles base Edge of Paradise who unique metal sound always gives an electric performance at all the venues and cities they are at. They have a loyal fanbase that continues to grow locally and internationally since being formed back at 2011 and have steadily have grown their fan base locally and international while they are one of Los Angeles’s gems and hard working on their music and packaging for their albums with top notch music producers and photographers.
On June 7, 2017, they played on the Sunset strip the band fronted by Margarita Monet-unique electric vocals, Dave Bates-guitar, Nick Ericson– bass, John Chominsky-drums and they introduced the new member of the band; David Ruiz on guitar. The band performed the 5 songs from their new EP Alive which are heavier sounding adding to their original sound and finishing the set with “In A Dream” the first song the whole band wrote together. For those have seen the band perform over the years and those new to the band, Margarita will have you in her spell for their entire set with her handlers.
Last year the band as added their own lights to the small venues lighting rig across the USA and are touring again this year. The band always gives their all with fun regardless of the venue and audience size and who they are sharing the stage with. The band has been ready to break the local music scene as the USA and now internationally. Their first European show opening for Dutch symphonic metal band Delain at the Female Metal Event at Eindhoven, Netherlands on September 23, 2017, which will give them more exposure for their fans and gain new ones they need and the lift for European audiences and opportunities for more European shows.
Also, they will be doing a video for “Humanoid” from the new EP this year.