Concert Reviews

May Metal Mayhem at the Midland – Opeth, Gojira, and Devin Townsend Project

  Another weekend and another loud rock show to report. This time, it was the likes of Devin Townsend Project, Gojira, and Opeth, who brought more metal than a scrapyard to the Arvest Bank Theater at the Midland in Kansas City. First to the stage was Devin Townsend Project. This project is the brain-child of Devin Townsend of Strapping Young ...

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Dan Patlansky with Support from Ash Wilson – O2 Academy Islington

When you think of the country South Africa, blues music may not be the first thought that comes to mind. The blues is synonymous with areas of America and areas such as the Mississippi Delta, Texas, Chicaco, & New Orleans and of course the British blues of Clapton, Page & Plant. When thinking of blues musicians, names that immediately spring ...

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Sabaton Takes NYC by Storm

Sweden’s power metal band Sabaton has developed  a reputation over the last couple of years that only a few bands can laid claim. Which is to steal the thunder from its headliners. But now they are headliners! Many of the Sabatonian’s in North America have been waiting for this to happen. Sabaton are currently on the road in support of ...

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Joe Bonamassa @ The Royal Albert Hall 21 April 2017

Bonna-Who? Joe Bonamassa that’s who. I’ll say it again for you, Joe Bonamassa! There, enough said. For those in the know that’s all that’s needed to be said. “What was last night’s show like?” people ask me, “What do you think? I reply, it was Joe Bonamassa!” The Bonnamassive just know what I’m talking about and know what the name ...

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Periphery @ The Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale

This past Tuesday, April 18th, The Sonic Unrest Tour Part II featuring Periphery, The Contortionist, Norma Jean and Infinity Shred stopped through Fort Lauderdale, and I decided to attend the show. The event was located at The Culture Room (likely the busiest venue in town), and filled the place to capacity. Being a weekday I arrived late, when The Contortionist were almost ...

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I’m a Realist and an Optimist – rocking out to State Champs

After a little bit of a drive from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL I found myself at Concord Music Hall. Concord itself seems to have been around forever, but it has only come to be in the last 5 years. However, in the last 3 years they have had many well-known bands – Tonight’s? STATE CHAMPS. State Champs is on ...

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Beartooth and Underoath: Moshing for the Messiah

Greetings fellow lovers of all things rock and roll! It’s your ol’ pal Dallas back with another rockin’ review. As always, I was joined by the head honcho of the site, Josh. It’s been a while since this dynamic duo gave you all a review, so let’s dive from the stage and mosh our way through this show. This show, ...

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Styx – Rocking the TPAC

“Rocking the Topeka Performing Arts Center” might not roll as smoothly off the tongue as “Rocking the Paradise,” but that’s exactly what Styx did on Saturday night. Though the theater was not sold out for the performance, the energy from the crowd filled it well beyond capacity. The last time that I saw a show at the Topeka Performing Arts ...

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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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