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Prog Rock Progenitors – Yes- Light Up Kansas City

In what seems to have become a bi-annual tradition, prog rock legends, Yes, returned to the Midland Theater in Kansas City. After having played in town several times in recent years, maybe fans decided to sit this one out, as ...

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Femmes of Rock Delivers a Blistering Evening of Classic Rock to Kansas City

  The past few years have seen interesting trend in music. With the success of bands like Apocalyptica, Escala, and to some extent, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, hearing rock music performed on electronic violins seems to be the next big thing. Only ...

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Another Rockfest turns Muddy

Many thought that by moving Rockfest to the Kansas Speedway, away from Liberty Memorial, that mud would be avoided once and for all. Though the stages, and most of the vendor booths were on concrete, much of the seating area ...

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On a roll with All Souls and the Legends, (the) Melvins

  A sweaty salutation to all my sirs and sisters alike! Your fearless photographer Josh, with his wacky writer sidekick, took to Kansas City’s own Record Bar for some classic grunge rock. This was certainly a loud fun time to ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM And HAMMERFALL Begin North America Tour At West Palm Beach: A Truly Uncompromising Display Of Pure Metal

If I was to make a list of my favorite bands which also happen to be very underrated, and whose contributions to the universal landscape of music are unjustly overlooked, Flotsam and Jetsam would be at the very top. From ...

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KAMELOT Closes North American Tour With DELAIN and BATTLE BEAST Under A Rainy Fort Lauderdale’s Night

If you are a musician, you should be aware of the consequences of scheduling a performance on Mother’s Day, which also always falls on a Sunday (many won’t stay long as they must work next morning). And if on top ...

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TYR ,Orphaned Land, Ghost Ship Octavius and Aeternam hit NYC

Faroese folk metal band TÝR started their North American tour at Brooklyn’s The Knitting Factory, with special guests Orphaned Land, Ghost Ship Octavius, and Aeternam. While TYR is reinventing their sound, the band Orphaned Land has enjoyed a renaissance, especially ...

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Babymetal Kicks off U.S. Tour in Kansas City

This past Tuesday marked the beginning of Babymetal’s tour of the United States. That’s pretty damn special for humble ole Kansas City, as it seems that we never get to be the start of anyone’s tour. On top of that, Babymetal is ...

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Kings and Queens Tour – Dallas, TX

As I walked into Canton Hall in Deep Ellum in downtown Dallas, Texas, where Butcher Babies, and Nonpoint kicked off their Kings and Queens tour, I could hear the crowd talking, and getting pumped up. Everyone was waiting for co-headliner, Butcher ...

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Skindred, CKY, Danko Jones – Rock City, Nottingham – 21.04.18

Tonight sees ragga punk rockers Skindred play to a sold out Rock City. With the queue meandering down the street and across the road, it takes a long time to usher people through the bottle necked entrance. Because of this, ...

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