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by Chris Willow – Columnist — Photo by Chris Willow Former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale’s Whitesnake is currently in Europe supporting ‘The Greatest Hits Tour 2016.’ The band’s current lineup features Joel Hoekstra – guitar, Reb Beach – guitar, [...]
by Andrew Bryant – Columnist — August 13, 2016 at AVI Casino in Laughlin, NV — Skateboard supremo, Tony Hawk, probably didn’t have Stryper in mind when he stated, “I believe that people should take pride in what they do, even if it is scorned or misunderstood by the public at [...]
by Cynthia Jo – Sr. Columnist — Behind the genres of Hardrock and Hardcore is a little genre that more than a few people enjoy. That genre rides on the emotional cusp of nostalgia—and this summer has that theme written all over it. For those who hold the Emo genre dear to their [...]
by Mike Allen – Columnist — June 29, 2016 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. — Guns N’ Roses Not In This Lifetime 2016 Tour. Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, the three original members of Guns N’ Roses, put on a power-packed show at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — June 28, 2016 at The Scene in Independence, MO. — The yellow and black attack returned to Kansas City to perform for a packed crowd of die-hard fans, which included a wide age group. The band didn’t disappoint, performing an all-ages show at an [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — April 15, 2016 at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. — Generation Axe – A Night of Guitars recently made a stop on its 26-date tour at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. The tour features five of Rock and Metal’s premier guitar virtuosos [...]
by Grace Kindred – Columnist — March 19, 2016 at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, MO. — Killswitch Engage currently is on the road, touring in support of its new album Incarnate, which was released March 11. On this leg of its Northern American tour are guests Memphis May Fire, [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — March 9, 2016 at Voodoo Lounge in Kansas City, Mo. — Offering Rock ‘n’ Roll for the working man, UFO returned to Kansas City. Supporting the latest studio album A Conspiracy of Stars, the band was introduced by longtime UFO devotee Rock journalist [...]
by Deb Rao – Sr. Columnist — February 20, 2016 at Eastside Cannery in Las Vegas, NV. — Great White and Slaughter performed a sold out show at the Eastside Cannery in Las Vegas on February 20th. It was a great night of the blues, as one of the top blues bands Great White took the [...]
by Deb Rao – Sr. Columnist — February 19, 2016 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. — Hot off the heels of performing on New Years Eve in Vegas with Slash, singer Todd Kerns performed a solo acoustic show at Vamp’d on Feb. 19. The event was in support of Todd’s latest [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor — February 18, 2016 at Badlands Gold & Pawn in Sioux Falls, S.D. — Kip Winger, Don Dokken, Mark Slaughter, Stephen Pearcy, Jack Blades with the Badlands House Band … Well this was crazy … Badlands House Band was tasked with a damn [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — February 17th, 2016 at The Mayan in Los Angeles, CA. — Los Angeles was privy to epic Metal act Cradle of Filth, as the Inquisitional Torture Tour took over The Mayan in Downtown Los Angeles. Known for their novel-like lyricism and dark, [...]
by Stephen Fourie – Photojournalist — November 27, 2015 at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire – London, England — Three cellists, a drummer and an occasional vocalist came and fed London’s Metal hearts. It’s fair to say the supporters of the Finnish cello Metal rockers were well [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — November 11, 2015 at Whisky a Go Go in Las Angeles, CA. — With haunting vocals and an infamous melody The Birthday Massacre are an absolute crowd favorite. Having been around for such a significant amount of time, this band as accrued quite [...]
by Kent McIntire – Photojournalist — October 26, 2015 at Crofoot Ballroom in Pontiac, MI. — Monday, October 26, 2015 “A Nightmare On Pike Street”, an all-ages show, came to the Crofoot Ballroom in Pontiac, Mich. There were a total of Post-Hardcore/Metalcore bands scattered [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — August 11, 2015 at Starlight Theater in Kansas City, MO. — Starlight Theatre’s latest round of summer concerts featured three heavy-hitting Rock bands that, in their prime, delivered fans a montage of hits and Classic Rock albums that are staples in [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — August 6, 2015 at Arlene’s Grocery in New York City, NY. — Where more demure cities feel awkward about their sleazy side, New York flaunts it. And for a good reason. After all, it’s precisely the gritty, trashy streak of NYC that has [...]
by Jonna Ambur – Senior Photojournalist — July 25, 2015 at Cafe Nine in New Haven, CT. — A young woman with a seasoned soul. Samantha Crain, barely 29 years old from Shawnee Oklahoma, has six albums to her credit. In addition to her own discography she has collaborated with [...]
by Alex Barbieri – Senior Columnist — July 28, 2015 at College Street Music Hall in New Haven, CT. — “Be safe, be happy, and don’t let anyone make you afraid.” Those show-closing words by David Coverdale—DC to friends and fans—have become a welcome tradition at [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist — July 21, 2015 at Roxy Theatre in Denver, CO. — “Laser-wielding-light-show-galore…” is probably the best way to accurately describe a Powerman 5000 show. This infamous robot inspired band found their way to the city of [...]
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