2010 Concert Reviews

Black Bonzo LIVE!

July 23, 2010 at The Luminaire, London, UK by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer Call the trend retro or retrograde, but nostalgia has been de rigueur on the Swedish rock scene for the past three years. Be it 80s-style hair metal revivalists emulating early Motley Crue, or old-school prog-rock enthusiasts [...]

Warrant LIVE!

July 16, 2010 at Wolf Den, Uncasville, CT. by Deb Rao Staff Writer Warrant first burst onto the LA metal scene with Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinkin Rich. The band had a penchant for cranking out the Top 40 ballad hits “Heaven” and “I Saw Red” but also proved they could rock with [...]

Iron Maiden & Dream Theater LIVE!

July 12, 2010 – Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY by Joe Mis Staff Writer The mighty Iron Maiden machine rolled into New York City on its current Final Frontier World Tour and wowed a sold-out Madison Square Garden. The 35-year metal veterans brought Dream Theater (celebrating their 25th [...]

Uriah Heep LIVE!

June 26, 2010 at Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, MO. by Mike Allen Guest Staff Writer Uriah Heep absolutely rocked the small crowd of Heepsters at Ameristar Casino. Although the crowd was small, probably somewhere in the ballpark of 900 people, it seemed the crowd mostly included [...]

Scorpions LIVE!

June 23, 2010 at Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion in Gilford, N.H. by Deb Rao Guest Staff Writer On Wednesday June 23, history was made as The Scorpions took the stage for their last hurrah in New England at Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion in Gilford, N.H. on the Get Your Sting And Blackout [...]

Kansas, Styx and Foreigner LIVE!

June 3, 2010 at Starlight Amphitheater, Kansas City, MO. by Mike Allen Guest Staff Writer A beautiful night under the stars was the perfect backdrop for this show. Three excellent bands on one bill. Kansas opened the show with a 45-minute set, which definitely was not long enough for this [...]

Billy Idol LIVE!

June 5, 2010 at Luzhniki Sports Arena, Moscow by Rodion Goloshchapov Guest Staff Writer He did make it to Moscow, it finally did happen. In mid-Eighties Russia, when subculture tribes were only starting to appear, and were often in confrontation with each other, Billy Idol was loved by everyone – [...]

Seventh Calling LIVE!

June 5, 2010 at The Hideout, Omaha, Neb. by Derric Miller Staff Writer There are a number of excessively talented bands out there going against the grain of all that is Modern Rock and Metal, and bringing it back old school. They are doing it for the sheer love of music, and popularity be damned. [...]

Puddle of Mudd LIVE!

May 15, 2010 at Hampton Beach Casino, Hampton Beach, NH. by Deb Rao Staff Writer The summer concert series at Hampton Beach Casino is kicking into full gear featuring some of the hottest acts in music today. Gracing the stage with a near capacity crowd on May 15 was one of rock’s top acts [...]


May 10, 2010 at Irving Plaza, New York, NY. by Trevor Portz Staff Writer After a lengthy recording hiatus and a slew of lineup changes that eventually resulted in the core members reconciling, Ratt are finally back in action with an excellent new album, Infestation, and a tour to back it. Still in [...]
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