Tornado Sirens Open for Dashboard Confessional and Third Eye Blind

Just hours before Augustana, Dashboard Confessional, and Third Eye Blind Took stage, phones across northeast Missouri were blowing up with tornado warnings, severe weather alerts, and flash flood warnings. The only atmospheric instability I could witness was the convergence of ...

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MOTÖRHEAD ANNOUNCE 2015 US TOUR DATES NEW ALBUM “BAD MAGIC” COMING AUGUST 28TH

Grammy Award winning iconic rock band Motörhead, who are embarking on a 40th anniversary world tour in support of their upcoming release Bad Magic, have announced a US tour. These North American shows start in mid-August, with Saxon and Anthrax as special guests on select dates, before ending with the now-legendary Motörboat Cruise between Sept 28th – ...

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Steve Priest’s “The Sweet” Entertains at Sunset Music Fest

In glam rock, whoever has the most outrageous costumes win, and during sunset of the psychedelic era, the United Kingdom had no shortage of musicians trying to push the limits, like David Bowie, Slade, and of course, Sweet. Originally founded ...

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Lou Gramm Brings the Hits of Foreigner to Old Shawnee Days

Summertime and carnivals go together like classic rock and Foreigner; tonight Shawnee Kansas, just outside of Kansas City, had both. Still drying out from the week before, and still muddy after Rockfest, things continued on in the suburbs at Old ...

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Anthrax and Rob Zombie Headlines Kansas City’s Rockfest

The weather forecast for May, 30th was a high of sixty seven degrees, overcast, a ten percent chance of rain, and a hundred percent chance of rock. Once again, 98.9 The Rock’s Rockfest was in Kansas City for the 23rd ...

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Streetlight Manifesto and Friends Light up the Granada Theater

Seven men took the Granada in Lawrence by storm last night. The venue that originated as a silent film theater was transformed into a hurricane of sound and furious energy. Thirteen years after its forming in 2002, Streetlight Manifesto still ...

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Jake and the Jellyfish – Certainly Not “Dead Weight”

It was 5 o’clock in the afternoon on a Monday. Still famished from a weekend of drinking, I was on my way to get some cheese burgers when I got an e-mail about a new LP. The e-mail was titled ‘UK Punk/Folk/Reggae Jake ...

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Album Review: Siren’s Over Sumeria – Self Titled

Put your headphones on, grab a controller, put Sirens Over Sumeria’s new album on repeat, and blast some virtual zombies. Since 2012, Sirens Over Sumeria have been working hard on their take of progressive metalcore. In 2014, the band hit Moosehead Studios ...

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Hoobastank, P.O.D and Alien Ant Farm – Rock City, Nottingham – 09.05.15

Tonight is like a trip down memory lane. It’s ten years ago, and there I am standing in my over sized jeans, with pockets big enough to not need a bag (and so big you need a chain to be ...

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ACCLAIMED INSTRU-METAL DUO TEMPEL MARKS ‘CARVINGS IN THE DOOR’

Following their stunning debut album “On The Steps of the Temple” (hailed by MetalSucks as “the proverbial needle in the instru-metal haystack”), the Arizona-based instrumental duo TEMPEL take their sound to the next level on their forthcoming sophomore effort “The Moon ...

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