Articles by Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier

Gallery: Insane Clown Posse and Ouija Macc from the Annual Hallowicked Clown Show at Harpos in Detroit on Halloween 2022

As a yearly tradition every Halloween since 1994, the Insane Clown Posse hosted their Hallowicked show at Harpo’s in Detroit this year. The days proceeding Halloween have turned into a Juggalo holiday of sorts in recent times as other events are held before Hallowicked takes place. Twiztid has their yearly show Fright Night every Devil’s Night. ICP related events this year included the The Shaggy & The Creep Palcast Party, a double feature of the movies Big Money Hustlas/Big Money Rustlas, and a pair of Bloody Sundays shows at City Club in Detroit.

Gallery: Fright Fest Featuring Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, and ABK on Devil’s Night in Detroit at Saint Andrews Hall

Back on Devil’s Night in Detroit, October 30th, Majik Ninja Entertainment held their annual Fright Fest show at Saint Andrews Hall. Their recent Certified Psychos Tour, which is about to start its second leg in December, features a combined extended set from Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, and ABK performing classics from their albums, House of Krazees, Dark Lotus, and Rydas. As a long time Juggalo, its on the top of my list as one of the best live sets at a Juggalo show. Below are photos from the performance as well as from MNE label mates Alla Xul Elu!

Gallery: Italian Goth Metal Band LACUNA COIL Plays The Crofoot in Pontiac, Michigan with BUTCHER BABIES and UNCURED (9-22-2022)

The Italian goth metal band Lacuna Coil played The Crofoot in Pontiac, MI on 9/22 as a part of their North American Fall 2022 tour along with Butcher Babies, Uncured, and Lions at the Gate. Lacuna Coil is currently celebrating the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album, 2002’s Comalies. To celebrate, they have done a re-recorded and re-imagined this seminal album through the lens of 2022 with Comalies XX, out now via Century Media, and have been playing songs from it during this tour. Check out photos from the Pontiac show.

Gallery: Detroit Hip-Hop Artist QUELLE CHRIS (w/ DJ HOUSE SHOES) ‘Death Tour’ – Magic Bag – Ferndale, MI (10-14-2022)

Detroit’s own Quelle Chris (w/ DJ House Shoes) hit the Magic Bag in Ferndale, MI on October 14th along with Billy Woods. It was an amazing show. Quelle Chris is just on his own spiritual vibe and its refreshing. He just released his newest album DEATHFAME via Mello Music Group and its definitely one of the top hip-hop albums of the year. Here’s some photos I took at the show.

Gallery: Swedish Heavy Metal Band IN FLAMES Play the The Crofoot in Pontiac, Michigan with FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, ORBIT CULTURE, and VENDED (9-19-2022)

Back on September 19th, Swedish heavy metal band In Flames brought their North American tour to The Crofoot in Pontiac, MI along with Fit For An Autopsy, Orbit Culture, and Vended. In Flames is set to release a new album Forgone on February 10, 2023 via Nuclear Blast Records and dropped a video for “Forgone Pt. 1”. Fit For An Autopsy released their latest album Oh What the Future Holds back in January 2022 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Gallery: Swiss Avant-Garde Metal Band Zeal & Ardor Played El Club in Detroit with Norwegian Multi-Instrumentalist Sylvaine and New York’s Imperial Triumphant (9-18-2022)

On September 18th, 2022, Swiss avant-garde, metal band Zeal & Ardor hit El Club in Detroit on their North American tour along with Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Sylvaine and New York metal band Imperial Triumphant. A tour that encompasses the experimental nature of heavy metal. Zeal & Ardor’s latest self-titled album was released earlier this year via MVKA.

yeule – Thalia Hall – Chicago,IL – 7-15-2022 (Gallery)

Back on July 15, 2022 at Thalia Hall in Chicago, I finally witnessed the magical show from the Singaporean songwriter and producer Nat Ćmiel, better known as yeule. This stop on their North American tour was more than just a concert, but more of an art performance staged in the round. yeule performed selections from both of their album 2019’s Serotonin II and 2022’s Glitch Princess, both released via Bayonet Records. Below are some shots from the extremely beautiful show.