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by Mark Yesford – Photojournalist – April 17th, 2015 at Budweiser Gardens in London, On., Canada – Canadian music icons, The Hip, with their very animated frontman, Gordon Downie, made a tour stop at London’s Budweiser Gardens as part of their Fully and Completely 2015 North [...]
by Deb Raok – Senior Columnist – April 11, 2015 at The Joint in Las Vegas, NV. – One of the most anticipated tours of the Spring SIXX A.M hit Las Vegas at The Joint on April 11 with a vengeance. It has been a long time coming for the die-hard SIXX A.M. fans but tonight the band [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – April 11, 2015 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, CA – Known for their exquisitely unique sound, what started as a band of Metallica covers has become a world-wide phenomenon. Genuinely an eye-catching group, Finnish act Apocalyptica rocked [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – On one of the rare nights that it rains in California, magic was brewing inside of a premier Los Angeles studio. Known for their impressive musicianship, Finnish act Apocalyptica played a private, intimate show, featuring music from their [...]
by Kim Shockley-Ash – Senior Columnist – March 28, 2015 at Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Mo. – Saturday night, March 28th, Kansas played to a full house at Ameristar Casino in Kansas City, Mo. I was familiar with the new lead singer, Ronnie Platt, from his days as lead singer [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Senior Photojournalist – March 6, 2015 at Boerderij in Zoetermeer, Netherlands – Touring in support of his new album, The Grand Experiment, Neal Morse and company made a stop in Zoetermeer in the Netherlands. The current tour dubbed “Alive Again” [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – Ripper’s Rock House, the bar/restaurant partially owned by Tim “Ripper” Owens of Judas Priest fame, played host to guitar wizard John 5 on a cold March evening in Akron, OH. John 5, also known as John Lowrey, is currently in the [...]
by Cynthia Jo – Columnist – February 21, 2015 at Southside Ballroom in Dallas, TX. – Letlive needs to be bigger than they are. It has taken them a long 10 years to become bigger and bigger. Their first LP Speak Like You Talk released in 2005 was a good start but not quite what [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – March 14, 2015 at Whisky a Go Go in West Hollywood, CA – Local beloved band The Dreaming rocked it out at the Whisky a Go Go on Saturday, March 14th! With Walter Flakus from Stabbing Westward flying out to join this show, this was a [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – March 11, 2015 at The Roxy in West Hollywood, CA – Candles, makeup, and Metal… Motionless in White are back, and they’re breaking down all of the barricades for the ‘Beyond the Barricade Tour’ 2015! One of the most infamous bands [...]
by Mark Yesford – Photojournalist – March 5, 2015 at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – Rock & Roll Hall Of Famers, ZZ Top made a stop at the FirstOntario Centre March 5th as part of their current North American tour. With 15 studio albums and global album [...]
by Lisa Billingham – Photojournalist – March 8, 2015 at Slade Rooms in Wolverhampton, U.K. – Chris Jericho’s Fozzy recently performed at the Wolvescivic Civic Center in the Slade Room in Wolverhampton, U.K. Fozzy is currently on tour with with Dirty Youth and Melrun. LIVE! | [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – Feb. 24, 2015 at Ripper’s Rock House in Akron, OH. – It made complete sense when former Iron Maiden vocalist Blaze Bayley explained onstage that his heavy metal cover band The Foundry got their name simply because they “make metal” and [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Feb. 19, 2015 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. – Enuff Z’Nuff kicked off their West Coast Tour on Feb. 19 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. The line-up featured Chip Z’nuff on bass and backing vocals, drummer Erik Donner and singer Johnny Monaco. The [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Senior Photojournalist – Feb. 22, 2015 at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium – Following the release of their latest studio album Catacombs of the Black Vatican Black Label Society are currently out on the road touring in the U.K. and Europe. Joining Zakk [...]
by Joe Dolan – Columnist – Feb. 20, 2015 at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, CA. – The now legendary Swedish Metal Band In Flames has begun their 2015 North American West Coast leg of the Winter Tour on February 20th at the World Famous Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, CA. With an [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Feb. 7, 2014 at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, NV. – Devour The Day has landed one of the most coveted spots opening for Hellyeah on the Blood For Blood Tour. Devour The Day has been garnering fans worldwide since their last appearance in Vegas [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – Feb. 14, 2015, at Bar Sinister in Hollywood, CA. – Rock band The Dreaming stole hearts on February 14th, 2015, at Bar Sinister’s Valentine’s event in Hollywood. With the drop of their newest album Rise Again, this concert was a huge [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Feb. 6, 2015 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. – One of my favorite bands from the ‘80s Bang Tango made a special appearance at Vamp’d in Las Vegas on Feb. 6. Bang Tango is celebrating their 25th anniversary. It is hard to believe 25 years have [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist – Feb. 12, 2015, at Arlene’s Grocery, New York City, NY. – Rock band Devi carries through its sixth year in the NYC music scene with remarkable conviction. Its superb debut album Get Free came out in 2008 and instantly drew attention of [...]
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