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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 [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – January 20th, 2015 at Whisky-a-Go-Go in West Hollywood, CA. – Static X: With the unexpected passing of one of the most influential musicians in our industry, Wayne Static of Static X, his friends and family put on a benefit memorial show [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – January 18th, 2015 at the Palms Theater in Las Vegas, NV. – One of the greatest rock bands of all time, Styx returned to the Palms Theater on Jan. 18. It has been a year since I had seen the band perform and tonight all bets were on the show was [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – January 17th, 2015 at Eastside Cannery in Las Vegas, NV. – Baltimore’s pride and joy rock band KIX took over Las Vegas this past weekend. The band is on tour in support of their latest release Rock Your Face Off. It is Kix first release in 20 [...]
by Mark Yesford – Photojournalist – January 11th, 2015 at Kool Haus in Toronto, Canada – Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society made a stop at Toronto’s Kool Haus with Hatebreed and Butcher Babies, in support for a no holds barred metal feast. The Toronto chapter of the BLS [...]
by Jonna Ambur – Senior Photojournalist – December 5th, 2014 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. – A night of EPIC music is the best way to describe this show. King 810 started the night, followed by Korn. And if you haven’t seen Korn live, you can’t say that [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist – December 14th, 2014 at the House of Blues in Hollywood, CA. – One of the most, if not the most, theatrical heavy metal band to hit the states is In This Moment. The band delivers a dark and twisted Broadway-style performance intermingled [...]
by Emma Jenkins – Guest Columnist – December 6th, 2014 at Rock City, Nottingham, England – Tonight’s main event was preceded by The First, a band hailing from Cambridge, who has had successful year touring. The First certainly bring the energy and enthusiasm for a Rock City gig, [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – December 7th, 2014 at Vinyl in Las Vegas, NV. – Warrant made a triumphant return to Las Vegas to perform at Vinyl on December 7th. Without a doubt, metal fans could not get enough of the ‘80s hits that the band performed tonight. It was nice to [...]
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