Rock and Heavy Metal

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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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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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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Meshuggah & High on Fire – NYC (Photos Only)

Meshuggah High on Fire Photos by Anya Svirskaya

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Dream Theater astonishing fans with Concept Album tour

Astonished is a great word to describe Dream Theater’s recent tour as it made its way through the U.S and Milwaukee, WI 11/2/2016. During this tour they are playing their “The Astonishing” 34 Song – concept album beginning to end with a 20-minute intermission. If you were looking for a night full of Glass Prison and the glorious sounds of ...

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Rocktober 2016 with Kyng, Clutch, and Zakk Sabbath

A lovely night in midtown set the scene for some good old fashion metal at the Uptown Theater this Thursday night. About an hour before the doors at 7:00, a group of fans had lined up at the door waiting to get inside. The parking lot was already starting to fill up quickly, with others were jamming out in their ...

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Nickleback Rocks Manchester

On a cold October evening in Manchester 1000s of fans made their way to the centre of Manchester to see one of the biggest rock bands to have come out of Canada, Nickleback, on their European Tour. Nickleback have been together with only a drummer change for over 20 years. Lead singer Chad Kroeger, guitarist Ryan Peake and bassist Mike ...

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Louder Than Life Festival 2016 – Louisville, KY

The people!  The bands!  The food!   Louder Than Life descended on Louisville, KY the first weekend of October and had the city in a strangle hold for the entire weekend as thousands of people came out in full force to take in everything that the festival had to offer.   Coming into the weekend, the weather forecast was looking ...

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