Concert Cheat Sheet: The Sword


Who: The Sword When: 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


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