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by Craig Newman Guest Writer – March 23, 2012 at the Canyon Club at Agoura Hills, CA Supporting MSG’s latest album Temple Of Rock brought about the reunion of Michael Schenker and Robin McAuley (McAuley Schenker Group) for their first U.S. tour together in almost 20 years. The show was [...]
by Craig Newman Guest Writer – April 20, 2012 at the Canyon Club, Agoura Hills, CA. San Francisco area based hard rock band Y&T rocked Southern California Friday night at the Canyon Club. Dave Meniketti the founder Vocalist and guitarist told the crowd that Black Tiger was released 30 [...]
by Sara McCarthy Staff Writer – May 27, 2012 Chevy Court at the New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY Every rocker in Central New York knows that the short but jam-packed summer concert season officially starts every year with the DFB aka Dysfunctional Family Barbeque. This one-day [...]
by Sara McCarthy Staff Writer – May 20, 2012 at The Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, NY On a recent Sunday night, Syracuse was treated to a night of the adventurous and unique music offerings of Primus. The Landmark Theater recently renovated and brought back to its’ original glory, was the [...]
by Adam Labonoski Staff Writer – May 15, 2012 at Onondaga County War Memorial, Syracuse, NY Atlantic Records artists Halestorm have been rocking their way up the charts and are currently touring on Godsmack’s Mass Chaos tour. They swung through Syracuse to play at the Onondaga County War [...]
by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer – May 26, 2012 at Divan du Monde, Paris, France The idea of France as a high-tech guitar hotspot takes some getting used to, but anglo-centric doubting Thomases were given something to chew on after tonight’s show at Divan du Monde. The gritty, grotty Parisian [...]
by Sara McCarthy Staff Writer – May 10, 2012 at The Westcott Theater in Syracuse, NY The Westcott Theater hosted a night of pure rock and roll Thursday night, featuring Candlebox. The group made a stop on their tour bringing with them Sugar Red Drive and Acidic. Starting off the night was [...]
by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer – May 19, 2012 at O2 Academy in Birmingham, UK Black Sabbath’s hugely anticipated homecoming reunion gig was somewhat marred by Bill Ward’s absence and the internet palaver which preceded it, but in the end the show didn’t turn into a riot, a rally in [...]
by Sara McCarthy Staff Writer – May 7, 2012 at New York State Fairgrounds Chevy Court in New York, NY On a very wet and dreary Tuesday night, Rise Against brought their tour to Syracuse, NY. Despite the horrendous weather, a crowd of about 4,000 descended on the New York State Fairgrounds, it [...]
by Shawna Luehring Staff Writer – May 12, 2012 at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, MO The annual tradition started and carried on by the Kansas City radio station 98.9 the Rock moves into its 20th year. Celebrating the anniversary with 55,000+ fans at this year’s event was featured [...]
by Deb Rao Staff Writer – April 15, 2012 at the Rainbow Bar and Grill in Hollywood, CA The legendary Rainbow Bar and Grill in West Hollywood celebrated its 40th Anniversary on April 15. The Rainbow first opened its doors in 1972. Over the years, the eclectic venue was a haven for many a [...]
by Robert Thompson Guest Writer – April 26, 2012 at at The Intrepid Fox in London, U.K. It was another rainy day in London and yet again I was soaked through by the torrential downfall which has been April and with no work tonight I was finally free again on a Thursday evening wondering what [...]
by Sara McCarthy Staff Writer – April 22, 2012 at Scranton Cultural Center in Scranton, PA The Avalanche tour made a stop in Scranton Sunday night, nearing the end of a month-long trek across the country. Shinedown, supporting their latest CD Amaryllis, which was released on March 27, [...]
by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer – April 5, 2012 at Purple Turtle in London, U.K. Keeping in step with the perpetually changing underground rock scene, the famous Purple Turtle bar in London’s Camden Town is now hosting a radically different breed of rock star candidates compared to 5 or even [...]
by Jimmy Millard Guest Writer – March 29, 2012 at THE INTREPID FOX, SOHO, UK It was Thursday night and I and a few mates decided to head down town for the Hornet show with support from The Burning Crows and Black State Highway at The Intrepid Fox. After reading a live review from last months [...]
by Gary Dean Staff Writer – March 23, 2012 at Harrahs Voodoo Lounge in Kansas City, MO Van Mclain, singer, songwriter and guitartist for Shooting Star, kicked off his new solo project, “Van and the Movers,” at The VooDoo Lounge, in Kansas City on March 23. Van and other members of [...]
by Cynthia Jo Staff Writer – March 2-4, 2012 OC Fairgrounds Costa Mesa, CA The 5th Annual Musink festival rolled around last weekend March 2nd through the 4th to celebrate anything music and ink. Compared to previous years it seemed less populated, yet, fans were there to enjoy the tattoos [...]
by Deb Rao Staff Writer – March 9, 2012 at Vampd in Las Vegas, NV Jack Russell made a special appearance with his new version of Great White in Las Vegas at Vampd on March 9. They say you have to live the blues in order to sing them and in the past Jack Russell has surely paid his dues. But [...]
by Deb Rao Staff Writer – February 17, 2012 at Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, NV Back by popular demand, Styx returned to Vegas for a sold out performance at the Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, NV. This was my first time at the venue and the acoustics were perfect for this outstanding [...]
by Cameron Edney Guest Staff Writer – February 26, 2012 at Olympic Park in Sydney, Australia Soundwave Festival presents metal bands that make the rounds to three regions of Australia. It features a number of international and Australian music acts, from various genres including rock, metal [...]
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