LEAVES’ EYES & BATTLE BEAST wage metal assault on Tampa, Florida

By Steven Neff, Rock At Night Orlando Correspondent Venue: The Orpheum, Tampa,Florida–May 20, 2017 LEAVES’ EYES Continues its Tampa assault Leaves’ Eyes The clanging of metal could be heard in anticipation of the European metal invasion that would soon take place at The Orpheum in Tampa, Florida. Swords collided as Leaves’ Eyes and Battle Beast opened for Swedish metal warriors Sabaton on their “The Last Tour”. The tone for the power metal war was in the air. When one looked over the 2nd story balcony onto the bottom floor, it was evident that The Orpheum was filled to capacity and Leaves’ Eyes hadn’t taken stage yet. When Leaves’ Eyes takes stage, their music serves as a bridge of time where legends of the past are the backdrop for the lyrical imagery, folk and symphonic arrangements, and driving guitars; which together, form a brutal metal masterpiece. This force they’ve created has garnered them critical acclaim and a strong fan following. Leaves’ Eyes Leaves’ Eyes took the metal world by storm from their formation in 2003 and continued that power until early 2016 when co-founding frontwoman Liv Kristine departed from the band. Many wondered if the band would be able to continue … Continue reading LEAVES’ EYES & BATTLE BEAST wage metal assault on Tampa, Florida