Concert Reviews

Darkest Hour @ White Oak Music Hall Houston, TX 3/17/17

On the heels of the March 10th release of their 9th studio album, Godless Prophets & the Migrant Flora, Washington DC heavy metal band Darkest Hour stopped off in Houston to blow the faces off of some very excited fans. I arrived at White Oak Music Hall just in time to see openers Tombs and Ringworm get the crowd primed ...

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LA Guns Reloaded Tour 2017: 17 March 2017 – Bristol Bierkeller

It’s been nearly 15 years since we last saw Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis together and now they have reunited for another exciting chapter in the partnership that began in 1986, four years after Guns formed L.A Guns. With the promise of new material later in the year, the reunion, and the announcement of the ‘Reloaded’ tour, these are exciting ...

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Tragedy – All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees and Beyond – Swansea, Wales

Tragedy – All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees and Beyond Let’s Make Tragedy Happen! How Deep Is Your Mum Tour, Sin City Swansea UK 7th March 2017. Tragedy are an all metal tribute to the Bee Gees and beyond. With over-the-top bombastic camp, these New York City glam rockers have been bridging the glittery gap between disco and metal ...

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Less Than Jake takes on Milwaukee

Hijinks and jokes were just some of the fun to be had at the Milwaukee stop on the Less Than Jake / Pepper headlining tour. Not only did they stay true to their long standing fan base, but they brought an experience that I have personally only experienced at this concert.   Within the first 20 seconds of playing, two confetti ...

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Reel Big Fish – Houston, TX

California Ska punk band Reel Big Fish stopped in Houston a few nights ago to celebrate the 20th anniversary of album Turn the Radio Off. I arrived at White Oak Music Hall just as support band BALLYHOO! was finishing up their set, kicking myself for not getting there earlier because singer Howi Spangler had an attention getting voice and he ...

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Jason Bonham Pays Tribute to Father and Led Zeppelin

Tribute bands have a tendency to draw some ire from music fans. Some bands try to add some authenticity by wearing similar costumes of the band to which tribute is being paid, some use replica set pieces, but the Jason Bomham Led Zeppelin Experience has a genetic component; Jason Bonham is the son of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. Jason ...

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Coldplay hits New Zealand on their Global Trek

Coldplay played the 70th concert of their world A Head Full Of Dreams tour in Auckland, New Zealand in front of 40,000 appreciative fans. This was their only date in New Zealand, and people travelled the length and breadth of the country to see them. The eclectic mix of ages in the audience reflected the broad appeal of Coldplay’s music. The ...

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Stryper Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Tour in NYC

Since the announcement of Stryper’s tour this year, the fan base has been ecstatic to hear the 1986 Grammy Award nominated album “To Hell With the Devil” to be played in it’s entirety. On the same token , the band has also stated after these shows they will take a hiatus. Since this announcement the shows have been one of ...

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Epica Kicks off Thanksgiving with a little Metal

Twas the night before Thanksgiving, and all through the town, the rockers were were ready, poised to throw down. The Granada Theater in Lawrence was treated to a taste of heavy metal from around the world. There was something for everyone on Wednesday night, and with people wearing everything from chains to overalls, that’s exactly what was needed. Kicking things ...

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Evanesence Lights Up Miami

When Amy Lee of Evanescence hits the stage, she’s a one woman wrecking ball of energy, in unison with the raw emotion, and unequaled performance of the rest of the group. And that’s exactly what happened in front of the eyes of a completely sold out Jackie Gleason Theater last Sunday’s night. Around 9:00 PM the lights dimmed for the ...

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