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Opeth brings In Cauda Venenum to Kansas City

Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth performing at the Midland Theater in Kansas City. Photo by Josh Chaikin After releasing their 13th album, In Cauda Venenum, prog rock favorites, Opeth, returned to to the Midland Theater in Kansas City. With Graveyard in ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE CANCELS 2020 NORTH AMERICAN “NO MORE TOURS 2” DATES TO HEAD OVERSEAS FOR ADDITIONAL MEDICAL TREATMENTS

OZZY OSBOURNE‘s 2020 North American “NO MORE TOURS 2” has unfortunately been cancelled to allow OSBOURNE to continue to recover from various health issues he has faced over the past year. This decision was made to accommodate fans who’ve been holding tickets ...

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Queensrÿche Sells Out w/ John 5, and Eve to Adam

Kansas City is still reeling after the Chiefs took home the Lombardi Trophy last week, and the celebrating still continues. Temperatures were below freezing, but fans were lined up outside of Knuckleheads Garage to catch some heavy metal. With Eve ...

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Megadeth and Lamb Of God Announce Massive 2020 Co-Headline Tour Across North America Presented by SiriusXM

Two of the biggest bands in heavy metal – Megadeth and LAMB OF GOD – will be joining forces on a co-headline tour across North America this year, presented by SiriusXM. And to add to the firepower of this already formidable tour, Trivium and In Flames are joining, making this ...

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TESTAMENT Announce North American Tour With THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER & MUNICIPAL WASTE

 Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT are proud to announce their North American 2020 tour. The 30-date trek will kick-off in Phoenix on April 20th and will make stops in Austin, Mexico, and Toronto before concluding in Anaheim on May 28th. Joining them on ...

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ALICE COOPER ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2020 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

TOUR FEATURES TESLA AND SPECIAL GUEST LITA FORD Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has announced his Summer 2020 tour plans. Cooper will be touring North America with Tesla and special guest Lita Ford. Cooper has extended his “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show, which debuted in ...

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THE DARKNESS KICKS OFF NORTH AMERICAN LEG OF THEIR EASTER IS CANCELLED HEADLINING WORLD TOUR ON APRIL 13th

Band Will Play New Album “Easter Is Cancelled” In Full Followed By Set of All The Hits and More  LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 14, 2020 – Multi-platinum selling UK rock band THE DARKNESS – frontman Justin Hawkins, guitarist Dan Hawkins, bassist Frankie Poullain and drummer Rufus Taylor – ...

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AWOLNATION RELEASES “CALIFORNIA HALO BLUE” / “DRIVE”

Los Angeles, CA – November 29, 2019:  Following the excitement and enthusiasm surrounding the launch of the fastest growing song at Alternative Radio – “The Best” – the first single off their upcoming album, AWOLNATION has readied even more new ...

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Styx’s Dennis DeYoung Celebrates 40 Years of Grand Illusion

Dennis DeYoung with the famous Mr. Roboto mask at the Hoyt Sherman Place. Photo by Josh Chaikin The historic Hoyt Sherman Place was treated to an evening of classic rock on Friday night, with former Styx front-man, Dennis DeYoung, and ...

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Joe Bonamassa Brings the Blues to the Land of Jazz

Kansas City is known for many things: fountains, BBQ, Patrick Mahomes (go Chiefs!), and Jazz. The jazz district is famous through the music community, through film, and song. Bonamassa tipped his hat to the famed 18th and Vine district with ...

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