FLOTSAM AND JETSAM And HAMMERFALL Begin North America Tour At West Palm Beach: A Truly Uncompromising Display Of Pure Metal

If I was to make a list of my favorite bands which also happen to be very underrated, and whose contributions to the universal landscape of music are unjustly overlooked, Flotsam and Jetsam would be at the very top. From ...

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KAMELOT Closes North American Tour With DELAIN and BATTLE BEAST Under A Rainy Fort Lauderdale’s Night

If you are a musician, you should be aware of the consequences of scheduling a performance on Mother’s Day, which also always falls on a Sunday (many won’t stay long as they must work next morning). And if on top ...

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TYR ,Orphaned Land, Ghost Ship Octavius and Aeternam hit NYC

Faroese folk metal band TÝR started their North American tour at Brooklyn’s The Knitting Factory, with special guests Orphaned Land, Ghost Ship Octavius, and Aeternam. While TYR is reinventing their sound, the band Orphaned Land has enjoyed a renaissance, especially ...

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Babymetal Kicks off U.S. Tour in Kansas City

This past Tuesday marked the beginning of Babymetal’s tour of the United States. That’s pretty damn special for humble ole Kansas City, as it seems that we never get to be the start of anyone’s tour. On top of that, Babymetal is ...

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Kings and Queens Tour – Dallas, TX

As I walked into Canton Hall in Deep Ellum in downtown Dallas, Texas, where Butcher Babies, and Nonpoint kicked off their Kings and Queens tour, I could hear the crowd talking, and getting pumped up. Everyone was waiting for co-headliner, Butcher ...

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Witch Casket – Hatred Index (Album Review)

When I was asked to review an album by a band from Southern California, I was expecting something influenced by Guns N’ Roses or Mötley Crüe. One quick look at the band name and logo quickly changed that: Witch Casket, ...

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Skindred, CKY, Danko Jones – Rock City, Nottingham – 21.04.18

Tonight sees ragga punk rockers Skindred play to a sold out Rock City. With the queue meandering down the street and across the road, it takes a long time to usher people through the bottle necked entrance. Because of this, ...

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Nightwish Closed Their North American Tour With A Fan-Acclaimed Supercharged Performance At Downtown Miami

If you are a metalhead living in Miami, you are pretty much doomed. The major port city on the Atlantic coast of South Florida is well-known for being a major center and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, ...

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Kiefer Sutherland brings his Country Music to Kansas City

    Though we are facing sleet and snow, the nice weather stayed with us long enough to enjoy an outdoor concert on Friday night. Though we were under a severe thunderstorm warning, and a tornado watch, even a cyclone ...

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The Gang Gets Dirty with Diarrhea Planet and The Darkness

Greetings again my playful patrons of the pit. It’s spring time in Kansas City, which means unpredictable weather, temperatures that can’t make up their mind, and of course, lots of great music. This rock n’ roll adventure took us to ...

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