Who:The SwordWhen: Wednesday, December 12
Where:The Grog Shop
Why: These Austin rockers bring a Texas-size stomp to their doom metal, which is familiar to anyone who’s rocked the plastic axes of Guitar Hero II.
Latest Album: Age of Winters
Best Album: Age of Winters
Didja Know? Drummer Trivett Wingo was a high-school Latin teacher!
Listen Now: “Winter’s Wolves,” which loads up on the band’s affinity for Norse mythology and warrior-style battle cries.
-- Michael Gallucci