Pics: Aztra, Black Paradise, Arka + more slayed Blackthorn 51 (4/7)

Photos by Rodrigo Fredes


Following a short hiatus and as part of their ‘Manifiesto Tour 2018,’ Ecuadorian heavy metal agitators Aztra recently headlined Queens, NY’s Blackthorn 51, sharing the stage with fellow countrymen Black Paradise, plus Arka, Dilema, and Dark Dama. Full photo coverage and videos (thanks to CHORDE SEVENTY TWO) from the April 7th show in NYC can be viewed in this post.

Next up for Aztra, the fivesome perform at Ecuador’s ‘Kings of Metal‘ fest on May 19th, performing alongside Therion, Ethereal, Muscaria, Total Death, and more. As for Black Paradise, the gang play a local gig on May 12th with Arthefacto X, Visceral Violation, Esclavos and others.

Coming soon to Blackthorn 51:

04/24 – Hittman
04/27 – Bohemia Suburbana
05/02 – Every Mother’s Nightmare

Dark Dama:



Black Paradise:



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