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Judas Priest with Steel Panther – Kansas City

If you think that Judas Priest is ready to hang it up, you’ve got another think coming. Currently on tour with Steel Panther in support of their 17th studio album, Redeemer of Souls, Judas Priest played to a packed house ...

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Crash Midnight – Kansas City

I go to dozens of concerts a year. While I usually enjoy the music that I hear, a lot of the times, with bands I’m less familiar with, it slowly begins to escape me as the weeks go on. A ...

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Xandria, Delain, and Sonata Arctica – Lawrence, KS

What do Xandria, Delain, and Sonata Arctica have in common? They all play power metal, they all have new albums out, they’re touring together, and I saw them Sunday night in Lawrence, Kansas. Metal in and of itself is not ...

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Butcher Babies and Anti-Mortem – Merriam, KS

Anti-Mortem   Butcher Babies

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Rockstar Uproar Festival 2014 – Kansas City

Summertime means concerts, and concert festivals especially; and as the season winds down, Rockstar pulled out all the stops to produce a fantastic festival, that was in Kansas City on Friday, September 5th. As is the case with most festivals, multiple ...

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Steel Panther – Kansas City – Midland Theater

This is the big one, just in time for Christmas. There were no Christmas carols, 98.9 The Rock presenting A Twisted Xmas with Steel Panther, nobody seemed to mind.  Known for their outrageous stage antics, over the top costumes and 80’s ...

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Stone Temple Pilots – VooDoo Lounge – Kansas City

 

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Icon for Hire – Aftershock – Merriam, KS

With a new album coming out on October 15th, and “Scripted” already on the shelves, Icon for Hire had no shortage of material to perform for a packed Aftershock in Merriam Kansas on Friday night (and the crowd didn’t miss a ...

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Eklipse, Delain & Kamelot – Lawrence, KS

Lawrence Kansas is known for many things: The University of Kansas, basketball, a bloody battle that helped spur the Civil War…but it is also a good town for live music. On Friday night, The Granada played host to three acts, ...

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Fall Out Boy and New Politics – Uptown Theater – Kansas City

Fall Out Boy, the name alone conjures up images of nuclear mutation, or perhaps Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley. Embarking on what is being called their “reunion” tour, Fall Out Boy played to a sold out house ...

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