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by Marcel Groeneveld Staff Writer – October 21, 2011 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. The annual Firefest Festival is becoming quite a force to be reckoned with as it is one of the highlights for melodic rock fan these days. The event that has built up its own community, which has been helped [...]
by John Kindred Staff Writer August 9, 2011 at The Midland Theater in Kansas City, MO. Since the retooled Whitesnake returned to the stage for the bands 25th anniversary in 2002, Coverdale and company have released two studio albums; ’08′s Good To Be Bad and ’11′s Forevermore, a [...]
by Chris A. Staff Writer June 26, 2011 at Riverbend Amphitheater in Cincinnati, OH. It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since Poison became the poster children for 1980′s “hair metal”. Sure enough, the original band members are all still alive, kicking and performing with a [...]
by Sara Mccarthy Staff Writer May 28, 2011 at Chevrolet Court in the New York State Fairgrounds Chevy Court in Syracuse, N.Y. Every Memorial Day weekend in Syracuse, N.Y., Galaxy Communication’s 100.9 Krock sponsors an all-day music event, the Dysfunctional Family BBQ, which has become the [...]
by Sara McCarthy Staff Writer May 25, 2011 at Watertown Fairgrounds Arena in Watertown, NY . Papa Roach and supporting acts Pop Evil and Escape The Fate brought their “Raid The Nation” tour to Watertown, N.Y., Wednesday, May 25. Snaking out from the main entrance was a rather impressive line of [...]
by Steve Trager Staff Writer April 14, 2011 at Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, PA. Germany’s export Accept has always packed a punch with their live shows. In the ‘80s they rocked then; and now with a current new lineup in the fold, Accept has truly outshines once again with a stellar live [...]
by Cyndi Jo Staff Writer April 6, 2011 at the House of Bluest in Hollywood, CA. Denmark’s answer to the OC metal/punk scene: Volbeat, hammered its brand of rockabilly metal into a show so incredible, Wednesday, April 6th at the House of Blues Hollywood, with The Dammed Things and Hourcast in tow. [...]
April 2, 2010 at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, Penn. by Steve Trager Staff Writer On the opening night of Sonata Arctica’s tour, which kicked off right here in Philadelphia at the Trocadero, it seemed to be an overwhelming epic live performance. Of course Sonata Arctica is no stranger to [...]
October 12th, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, PA. by Steve Trager Staff Writer Perhaps KISS is one of those bands that can send a chill down your spine with all their pyrotechnics and eye-popping stage productions that has outshined more then 35 consecutive years as a band. There is that [...]
September 15th, 2009 at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. by Chris A. Staff Writer They are arguably the most important and influential heavy metal band of all time. In the 25-plus years they have existed, Metallica have achieved unimaginable success and have experienced the ultimate depths of [...]
August 12, 2009 at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, MO. by John Kindred Staff Writer The latest super-group incarnate stop in Kansas City put the limelight on four veteran rockers. Chickenfoot features the legendary Sammy Hagar alongside former Van Halen bandmate Michael Anthony, guitar wizard [...]
July 17, 2009 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ. by Steve Trager Staff Writer The annual summer caravan simply known as The Vans Warped Tour recently has celebrated 15 years as one the longest running festivals with more than eight hours of endless performances on multiple stages [...]
May 30, 2009 Liberty Memorial, Kansas City, Mo. by John Kindred Staff Writer Main Stage 9:30 p.m. – KoRn 8:00 p.m. – Buckcherry 6:30 p.m. – Shinedown 5:00 p.m. – Corey Taylor & the JBKB 3:50 p.m. – Theory of a Deadman 2:40 p.m. – Saving Abel 1:30 p.m. [...]
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