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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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Counterparts, Can’t Swim, Chamber & Static Dress – Rock City Beta, Nottingham – 14.02.20

It’s February 14th, and what better place to spend Valentine’s day than in a compact room full of sweaty peers? Tonight’s bill is a veritable feast, from heavy moshable break downs to sing-along-at-the-top-of-your-voices pop punk. First up are newbies Static ...

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Sumo Cyco Storms through Dallas Texas

It was a cold and rainy winter night as I approached the Gas Monkey Bar and Grill where Sumo Cyco was going to perform tonight. I knew that they were going to give us an incredible night of some punk ...

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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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Tool lands at American Airlines Center

Maynard at the American Airlines Center. Photo by Craig Youngblood It was a cold and rainy winter afternoon in Dallas, Texas as I turned on the street where the American Airlines Center sits. Upon approaching the venue, you could see ...

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Epica Live at Webster Hall, NYC Jan 12th, 2020

 Epica have been doing the rounds, promoting the 10 year anniversary of their album Design Your Universe. Epica, who just got off the 70 Tons of Metal Cruise two days prior to their show in New York City. This was their first New ...

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Electric Wizard: Bringing Doom to NYC

 For 25 years, Electric Wizard has captured the imagination of many people throughout the world. With an extensive body of work and a cult base following, many of  “the chosen few” in attendance entered the Brooklyn Steel venue as if ...

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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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King Diamond in NYC

The legendary and one and only King Diamond blessed Brooklyn, New York with one of his rare appearances. The event was held at elaborate King’s Theater was a sold-out  It is great to see in 2019 an audience to see ...

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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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