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Author Archives: Josh Chaikin

Otherwise at The Midland

Hailing from Las Vegas, the self-ascribed “heavy alternative” band was on the bill for 98.9’s Twisted Christmas, and brought a lot of energy with them. Given the talent that Otherwise was sharing the bill with, it should be no surprise that ...

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Islander in Kansas City

When a band goes on the road, it’s common for there to be multiple supporting acts on the road, too. Sometimes, the supporting acts are on the bill, sometimes they’re unannounced, and other times, just as many people came out ...

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Snot at the Aftershock

Known as one of the preeminent hardcore punk bands of the 90’s, Snot was a force to be reckoned with, until the untimely death of its lead singer, Lynn Strait, in 1998. With Carl Bensley fronting,  Snot took the stage, just outside Kansas ...

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Rock on the Range 2015

ROCK ON THE RANGE 2015: LINKIN PARK, SLIPKNOT AND JUDAS PRIEST LEAD LINEUP OF OVER 60 BANDS MAY 15, 16 & 17 AT COLUMBUS CREW STADIUM IN OHIO ROSTER OF TOP ROCK BANDS ALSO INCLUDES GODSMACK, MARILYN MANSON, BREAKING BENJAMIN, ...

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Slipknot – Kansas City – Sprint Center

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Korn – Kansas City – Sprint Center

Though they recently headlined at Rockfest in Kansas City a few months earlier, Korn returned to the city of fountains, with Slipknot, to play for a sizable crowd at the Sprint Center. If anyone in attendance had already seen Korn performing earlier this year, they ...

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In This Moment – Kansas City

Having played in Kansas City less than a year ago, Maria Brink, Chris Howorth, Tom Hane, Randy Weitzel, and Topeka Kansas native, Travis Johnson returned to the Midland Theater on Wednesday evening. When Maria would ask, later in the evening, who had seen ...

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Judas Priest with Steel Panther – Kansas City

If you think that Judas Priest is ready to hang it up, you’ve got another think coming. Currently on tour with Steel Panther in support of their 17th studio album, Redeemer of Souls, Judas Priest played to a packed house ...

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Crash Midnight – Kansas City

I go to dozens of concerts a year. While I usually enjoy the music that I hear, a lot of the times, with bands I’m less familiar with, it slowly begins to escape me as the weeks go on. A ...

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Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

Ah, the Suicide Girls. The name conjures up different images for people…especially those who have spent the early hours of the morning looking deep into the recesses of the Internet. Celebrating over 13 years now, the Suicide Girls provides “alternative” pin-up ...

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