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Vista Kicks Interview

California rockers, Vista Kicks, took some time before their show in Kansas City to talk with The Pit Crew.   Check out our review of Vista Kick’s concert    

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“Vista Kicks” it into High Gear

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Ice Storms are Dumb, but These Bands Rule     Who else is super sick of this winter crap? I am so tired of having to scrape my windows, bundle up, and nearly break ...

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Jess Harnell Interview

With 336 acting credits on IMDB at the time of this posting, Jess Harnell is certainly one of the most prolific voice actors working today. In addition to his work there, he is the front man of rock band, Rock Sugar. If ...

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Planet Comicon 2018 – Kansas City

It might seem odd to talk about a convention on a website that covers music. When you consider that one of the star guests this year was none other than Alice Cooper himself, things seem slightly less strange. While we ...

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FOLLOW THE CIPHER – Reveal Cover Artwork And First Album Trailer

Forget everything you thought you knew, because FOLLOW THE CIPHER are ready to herald in a new musical era and crash through the many dimensions of our universe to steal your breath. Despite their stylistic diversity, the Swedish metal act from Falun ...

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NIGHTWISH – Release First Decades Trailer!

  Let’s be honest; it does not take any overstated words to present this exceptional band to the world out there, for they are the undisputed pioneers of symphonic metal and the icons of a whole genre. Their virtuosity is ...

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AMORPHIS announce N. American tour w/ DARK TRANQUILLITY, MOONSPELL and OMNIUM GATHERUM

  Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will return to North America with a co-headlining trek with DARK TRANQUILLITY this September/October. Joining them are Portugal’s premiere gothic-metallic-force MOONSPELL, and Finnish melo-death contingent OMNIUM GATHERUM.  AMORPHIS will be touring in support of their soon to be announced new album, produced and ...

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Mac Sabbath Delivers Fast Food Metal to Kansas City

“I have frying pan!” were the words that boomed through the Knuckleheads Garage in Kansas City this past Sunday night. This was followed by smoke billowing out of a grill center stage, from which Ronald Osbourne, singer for fast foot ...

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Hard-rock Veterans FU MANCHU Release 12th Album, ‘Clone Of The Universe,’ Today!

HARD-ROCK VETERANS, FU MANCHU, RELEASE 12TH ALBUM, ‘CLONE OF THE UNIVERSE,’ TODAY!      February 9, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA – Today, Southern California’s overlords of fuzz-rock Fu Manchu have released their critically acclaimed, long awaited and highly anticipated 12th studio album, Clone ...

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DELIVERANCE Returns to Unleash ‘The Subversive Kind’

  DELIVERANCE RETURN TO UNLEASH ‘THE SUBVERSIVE KIND’ Deliverance are pleased to announce they are working with Roxx Records and 3 Frogz Records, to officially release their brand new album, ‘The Subversive Kind,’ on February 23rd, 2018. Hailing from Los Angeles, ...

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