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Sleeping With Sirens, Pierce The Veil and Issues – Rock City, Nottingham

Photos and review by Carrie-Anne Pollard. Standing around surrounded by black clad teenagers, tonight’s line up could almost be seen as a triple headliner. No awkward unknown support band trying to hype up a disinterested crowd, all three bands have ...

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Hellyeah brings heavy metal to Kansas City

Fat Tuesday is traditionally spent going to parades, and eating up, in preparation for the Catholic season of Lent. Which might explain the small crowd that came to see Hellyeah at the Midland Theater, in Kansas City, on Tuesday night. ...

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Black Knights Rising

Before taking the stage at The Scene in Independence, Missouri (just outside of Kansas City), Black Knights Rising was introduced as “the world’s greatest supergroup,” and it certainly was no exaggeration. With Tim “Ripper” Owens, most famous for his time in Judas ...

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Album Review: Seek Irony – “Tech N’ Roll”

Seek Irony arose out of the burgeoning music scene of Tel Aviv, Israel. The founders of the band, brothers Kfir, and Rom Gov felt that it was time to take things to a whole new level, and move the band ...

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Butcher Babies at The Midland

The Butcher Babies have been making a name for themselves over the past few years, and rolled into Kansas City on Wednesday night, playing a short, 40 minute set for a crowd that seemed mostly into the music. I say mostly ...

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Black Label Society packs the Midland

When a band has been around for close to 20 years, they tend to rack up quite a following. Black Label Society, the first “low dough” show of the year (presented by 98.9 The Rock) was affordable enough to bring ...

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Felix Martin – The Scenic Album

Combining a unique fusion of progressive metal and jazz with impactful world and funk influences, FELIX MARTIN is excited to share the news of his upcoming headlining tour throughout North America! Starting onFebruary 5 in Los Angeles, the six week ...

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The Trans-Siberian Orchestra Rocks Kansas City

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a holiday tradition for many around the country, and undoubtedly, throughout the rest of the world. The performance given in Kansas City on December 23rd demonstrated clearly why. Combining classical music with traditional storytelling, as well ...

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Pop Evil – Twisted Christmas

With what has become a tradition in Kansas City, the week before Christmas, Pop Evil, along with Islander, Otherwise, and Nothing More, put on a show that lasted until the early morning. Though they were in Kansas City earlier this year ...

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Nothing More at The Midland

There is much to be said about Nothing More that’s best left to be experienced. I knew I was in for something special when the buzz leading up to 98.9 The Rock’s Twisted Christmas was heavily about Nothing More. Word in the crowd ...

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