Author Archives: Josh Chaikin

The Kills – Milwaukee, WI

The Kills made a stop in Milwaukee, WI at the well-known Rave/Eagles Club on their 2016 headlining tour. I have been a fan of Queens of the Stone Age and Garbage for quite some time but The Kills never quite made it into my playlist. The set gave everyone a great taste of the new and the old while giving ...

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SABATON Prepares for Battle – U.S. Tour with Trivium and Huntress Begins in Three Weeks!

In just three weeks, Swedish metal favorites SABATON – recognized globally by fans for their unique brand of historical battle-themed metal – will return to the United States for the 2016 “Silence In The Snow” Fall Tour with headliners Trivium and fellow special guest Huntress. This is a can’t-miss line-up! The tour begins on September 15 in Columbus, OH and comes to a ...

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Return of the Dreads: Rob Zombie and Korn (with special guests, In This Moment)

Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to bring you a written review of the Return of the Dreads tour. Also, a last minute decision from Rob Zombie meant that no photos could be taken during his set. In spite of that, we bring you some photos from In This Moment, and Korn. We apologize for this, ...

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LOUDER THAN LIFE

LOUDER THAN LIFE THIRD ANNUAL DESTINATION FESTIVAL CELEBRATING THE WORLD’S TOP BOURBON, MUSIC AND GOURMET MAN FOOD SET FOR OCTOBER 1 & 2 AT CHAMPIONS PARK IN LOUISVILLE, KY FEATURING TWO TITANS OF ROCK: SLIPKNOT AND AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ALONG WITH DISTURBED, KORN, SLAYER, THE CULT, GHOST AND MANY MORE EARLY BIRD TICKETS, VIP, HOTEL & CAMPING PACKAGES AVAILABLE JUNE 1 ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO Reunites with Bandmates via Hologram At Wacken Open Air Music Festival

Over 75,000 fans were rocked at the Wacken Open Air music festival in Germany this weekend as the late Ronnie James Dio reunited with his band mates via hologram. The surprise performance took place at the end of Dio Disciples’ set to close the world’s largest annual live heavy metal event. Dio Disciples features members of the Dio band, which ...

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A Decade Of Dio: 1983-1993 – CD Version of Boxed Set Out Today

A Decade Of Dio: 1983-1993 – CD Version of Boxed Set Out Today   Featuring Remastered Versions of Dio’s First Six Studio Albums Available via Rhino: CD Version – OUT TODAY! Vinyl Version – October 4   Order via Amazon: CD | Vinyl (Pre-Order) Today marks the release of the CD version of Rhino’s new Dio new boxed set, A ...

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An Intimate Evening with Garbage and Kristin Kontrol at the Uptown Theatre

A hot, sticky, summer night was about to get a lot hotter (but hopefully not stickier). Tonight, we would be treated to the fresh new project, Kristin Kontrol, as well as veteran rockers, Garbage, marking a triumphant return to Kansas City in support of their new album “Strange Little Birds” Tonight’s show would be a little different than the usual ...

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Taste of Chaos 2016

On Wednesday, June 29th, Kansas City exploded with not just one, but three big ticket shows for summer: Dave Matthews Band, Guns n Roses, and Taste of Chaos tour. Being men of extraordinary taste, we chose the best show of the night: Taste of Chaos! A sunny June evening greeted a few thousand fans wanting to get a bite of ...

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CLUTCH ANNOUNCE 2016 U.S. TOUR WITH ZAKK SABBATH & KYNG

Clutch continues their Psychic Warfare World Tour 2016.  Headline tour dates for September-October are in.  The group will be heading back on the road this Fall headlining another leg of their US tour. Supporting the tour will be Zakk Sabbath and Los Angeles based metal band Kyng. Including 2 festival appearances, the trek will begin in Buffalo, NY at the ...

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Loverboy: Were You Lovin’ Every Minute of It?

Every summer in June, thousands of families pack downtown Shawnee for Old Shawnee Days. During this festival, there are a wide assortments of carnival games, rides, and greasy food to be had. In addition to all that sugary, greasy, gut-wrenching stuff, the 50th annual Shawnee Days hosted 80’s pop group, Loverboy. The concert was Saturday night, and the best part ...

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