2009 Concert Reviews

Mayhem Festival Live!

August 4, 2009 at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Mass. by Deb Rao Staff Writer The 2009 Rockstar Energy Drink invaded the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Mass., on Aug. 4. As temperatures soared into the high 80s, fans gathered early in the parking lot to witness the most cutting edge event of the [...]

Judas Priest Live!

July 7, 2009 with Whitesnake at Comcast Center in Mansfield, Ma. by Deb Rao Staff Writer Judas Priest is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of their 1980 hit album British Steel and performing the album in its entirety. The British Steel Tour featuring Judas Priest and Whitesnake with opening act Pop [...]

Johnny A. Live!

July 3, 2009 Taffy’s, Eaton, OH. by Chris A. Staff Writer Many in the crowd at the sold out Johnny A. performance at Taffys in Eaton, Ohio had no idea whom or what they were about to see and hear as Boston’s tone-monster guitarist stepped forward. 90 Minutes later it was all over and [...]

Def Leppard Live!

June 30, 2009 with Poison & Cheap Trick at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Ma. by Deb Rao Staff Writer One of the most anticipated tours of the summer Def Leppard/Poison/Cheap Trick rolled into the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Mass. Tuesday night performing to a near capacity crowd. The [...]

Dokken Live!

June 27, 2009 at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, Penn. by Deb Rao Staff Writer Dokken is currently embarking on a Summer tour and performed to packed venues at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, Penn. and Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, Penn. Although the cast of characters has changed, Dokken is [...]

Rock On The Range Live!

May 16 – 17, 2009 Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio by Chris A. Staff Writer In its third year in Columbus, Ohio, Rock On The Range continues to grow and evolve. So far the formula of merging up-coming metal bands with older, established draws seems to be doing well. This year the lineup [...]

Queensryche Live!

April 29, 2009 Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge, Kansas City, Mo. by John Kindred Staff Writer On a day when the rain left a hollow ring of blackness hanging on the edges of your sanity, Queensryche made a stop at the Voodoo Lounge at Harrah’s Casino in Kansas City, North. Known for their insightful [...]

Foreigner Live!

April 18, 2009 at Peppermill Casino in Reno, Nev. by Kim Shockley Staff Writer Peppermill Casino in Reno, Nev., was the scene of one of the most energetic hard rocking events of the spring … Foreigner in concert. One of the most popular touring bands of the ’70s and ’80s, [...]

Black Label Society Live!

April 6, 2009 at Webster Theatre in Hartford, CT by Deb Rao Staff Writer Black Label Society performed to a sold out crowd at the Webster Theatre in Hartford, Conn. on April 6. Black Label Society performed many of their hits and also dug dig into their older catalog. Highlights of the 90-minute [...]

Sins of America Live!

April 4, 2009 at the Middle East in Boston, Mass. by Leyla Hamedi, Staff Writer You think it’s easy to get girls interested in music? Guess again. Though admittedly easier (no, not in that way) than guys, girls still have some high standards that a band has to meet before they pass muster. In [...]
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