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    In Photos: Electrifying performance by The Dead Daisies in Baltimore on must-see tour

    Rock N’ Roll is alive and well and goes by the name of The Dead Daisies. These high octane hard rockers tore up Rams Head Live in Baltimore Friday night with stellar musicianship and seemingly never-ending joyous energy in a truly exciting concert event for all in attendance. These boys know how to...
  • Foreigner rocks with 40th anniversary show in Pittsburgh

    Foreigner rocks with 40th anniversary show in Pittsburgh

    The summer concert season is often packed with classic acts entertaining fans of all ages, but for rock band Foreigner, this one is a little different--the band is celebrating their 40th anniversary, and they're doing it in style. Pittsburgh-area fans saw that firsthand with the band's stop last...
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    Fates Warning makes tour finale a homecoming to remember for San Antonio duo

    Ray Alder and Bobby Jarzombek have performed homecoming shows in San Antonio for several years, and it never gets old for Fates Warning's vocalist and drummer, respectively. The latest visit, however, had a little extra oomph to it.  Marking not only the end to a Texas three-step of dates that...
  • CJ E&M

    Eric Nam Plays a Sold Out show at Irving Plaza

    A few years ago, the people of NamNation were excited to hear that Eric Nam would be setting off on a U.S. tour. Then a blizzard hit the Northeast, the tour was subsequently cancelled  and there was no word of a reschedule date.  After waiting for over two years, fans were elated to hear that Eric...
  • Eagles of Death Metal rock, remember in Paris concert film

    Eagles of Death Metal rock, remember in Paris concert film

    On November 13, 2015 Paris—and the world—was outraged when terrorists stormed The Bataclan Theatre and opened fire, killing 89. Palm Desert, California rockers The Eagles of Death Metal were performing that night.  Singer / guitarist Jesse Hughes and his band managed to escape the carnage, but they...
  • Muse dominates summer concerts with Pittsburgh show

    Muse dominates summer concerts with Pittsburgh show

    Rock band Muse continues to give fans everything they want out of a live show. The band is on the road for the summer and stopped by Burgettstown's KeyBank Pavilion, with openers PVRIS and Thirty Seconds to Mars in tow. PVRIS kicked off the night with a strong, fun set of rock music. Frontwoman Lynn...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Photos: Harts tears through new album in first New York City show since 2015

    The last time Darren Hart, aka Harts, performed in New York City, he was a part of a huge list of Australian artists scheduled to play at CMJ’s Aussie BBQ in Oct. 2015. The Melbourne-based musician made his return to the big apple stage in Brooklyn on Saturday night at the Knitting Factory, as a...
  • Ryan Smith

    Deceased rule the night at Skeletunes

    It was a little early on in the show, and there wasn't much of a crowd just yet. The time was just after 9:30. Local costumed horror-themed band Lurking Corpses had just taken the stage, and the small crowd had already worked itself up into enough of a frenzy for one brave soul to try out...
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    Photos: Matchbox Twenty have surprise uninvited guests in Tucson

    The present tour marks the twentieth anniversary since Matchbox Twenty released their first album. The band splintered off from their present tour with Counting Crows to make a stop in Tucson. Little did they know what was going to happen with this particular show. The gates at AVA Amphitheater...
  • Sherri Crawford, Loud Girl Media

    Photos: 311 ignites House of Blues Myrtle Beach

    Alt-rockers 311 brought the eighteenth annual Unity Tour to House of Blues Myrtle Beach, with the same energy as the inaugural summer run nearly two decades ago. In fact, it may have been difficult for die-hard fans to discern which version of the band was present – save for the band playing songs...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Photos: Grace Mitchell wows in her New York City headlining debut

    Grace Mitchell is somewhat of an anomaly. The 19-year-old west coast guitarist and singer prefers an authentic, energy-driven rock and roll vibe rather than the usual teen pop lyrical banter that most artists her age use, even though she’s by no means a traditional rocker. Mitchell was headlining...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Photos: Blondie bust out the hits at homecoming New York City show

    Since breaking onto the scene in the late 1970s, Blondie have been a key part of New York City’s rebellious, musical culture just as much as artists like The Ramones or The Velvet Underground. The notable difference between the new wave/pop-punk group and their classic rock contemporaries is that...
  • Pete Roche

    Dropkick Murphys, Rancid jolt at Jacobs Pavilion in Cleveland

    Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica was jumping Sunday night (July 30) when two of punk’s preeminent acts brought their From Boston to Berkeley Tour to Cleveland. Popular Irish rockers Dropkick Murphys (from Quincy / Boston, Mass.) and rough ‘n’ tumble Rancid (from Berkeley, CA.) were co-headliners on a...
  • Pete Roche

    Photos: Earth, Wind & Fire, Chic sizzle in Cleveland

    Quicken Loans Arena was taken back in time—and transformed into a late 1970s discotheque—on July 29 when Earth, Wind & Fire and Chic brought their 2054 Tour to Cleveland. The collaborative tour finds two of the '70s greatest R&B / dance acts teaming up on a single ticket for a memorable...
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    Photos: Blackberry Smoke with The Cadillac Three play monumental southern rock in Tucson

    The Rialto Theatre brought two huge rising star bands in the southern rock and country genre to the stage: Blackberry Smoke and The Cadillac Three. If you have doubts about that statement, just ask the pumped-up fans at the show on July 21. Both bands have front men that know how to push the...
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    Photos: Tears for Fears brought back early days of MTV pop

    Tears For Fears (TFF) took a detour from their summer tour with Hall and Oates to make a stop in Tucson for their own concert at AVA Amphitheater on July 20. The duo, Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, were a part of the second British invasion in the 1980s on MTV. They have sold approximately 3...
  • Carmen Garza

    Photos: The summer belongs to Silversun Pickups

    The Comerica Theatre in Phoenix will never be the same after Silversun Pickups blew into town on July 18. The indie/alt rockers from Southern California are currently supporting the '90s mega band Third Eye Blind on their Summer of Gods tour with Ocean Park Standoff as opener.   Lead singer/lead...
  • Pete Roche

    Fans flock to Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio for 2017 Vans Warped Tour

    “Always be yourself!” exuded vocalist A.J. Channer at Blossom Music Center yesterday. “Don’t be who they tell you to be!  You don’t have to love someone else’s lifestyle, but you have to respect them as a fellow human being!” Channer and his band—the heavy-hitting Fire From the Gods—are one of...
  • Pete Roche

    2017 APMAs celebrate alt-rock talent, diversity, perseverance

    The Alternative Press Music Awards returned to Cleveland, Ohio for its fourth year Monday night at the Key Bank State Theatre in downtown’s historic Playhouse Square district. The 2016 APMAs were bumped from Quicken Loans Arena last summer by the Republican National Convention.  Undeterred, the...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Photos: My Morning Jacket and Gary Clark Jr. light up Forest Hills Stadium

    Even the cool aura that typically oozes out of Gary Clark Jr. and his colorful mix of Gibson and Epiphone guitars couldn’t help but cave into the sun’s heat that filled Forest Hills Stadium on Saturday. The outdoor venue in Queens welcomed the Austin bluesman and My Morning Jacket for a double...
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