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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 [...]
by Marissa Ann – Photojournalist – Feb. 3, 2015, at Pianos NYC in New York City, NY. – Indie Pop/Rock band Jessi Mechanic from New York City performed Feb. 3 at Pianos NYC, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Lead singer Jessi Mechanic and band drew another large enthusiastic [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist – Feb. 4, 2015 at O’Sheckys Live in Columbus, OH. – For over two decades, the shock rocker known as Wednesday 13 has been laying waste to any venue brave enough to host his brand of in-your-face horror music. That evening in Columbus, OH was [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher – Feb. 11, 2015 at The Scene K.C. Rock Bar in Kansas City, MO. – Following the release of his latest two-CD studio album, Scorpions Revisited, Uli Jon Roth arrived in Kansas City to perform a career-spanning set of music. With his last appearance in [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – Feb. 7, 2015 at Santa Ana Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. – Behemoth The sweet scent of incense filled the front row as Behemoth was ready to go on. The stage was adorned with iconography and custom microphone stands, as well as visually [...]
by Kathy Kindred – Editor in Chief – Feb. 3, 2015 at the Midland Theater in Kansas City, MO. – As expected, Tesla brought its A-game to Kansas City. The band has been coming to Kansas City for 28 years, and Tesla’s diehard Kansas Citian fans keep the band coming back year after [...]
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