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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...
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    Vans Warped Tour recap: San Antonio

    The annual Vans Warped Tour ended Sunday night in Pomona, Calif. marking another successful run for the summer extravaganza that launched in 1995. Not to be outdone was the July 29 stop in San Antonio on the asphalt of the AT&T Center, as 67 bands performed on seven stages while temperatures...
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    Vans Warped Tour spotlight San Antonio: Municipal Waste

    The asphalt of San Antonio's AT&T Center became a wasteland last Saturday for a band that didn't waste time laying waste in various ways on the Vans Warped Tour. Virginia thrashers Municipal Waste, performing a slew of songs that clocked in at less than three minutes, and sometimes less than 6...
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    Vans Warped Tour spotlight San Antonio: j and the 9s

    If the Vans Warped Tour could be considered the summer festival version of the NCAA basketball tournament, j and the 9s would have been the last artist to get in among the 68-team field. Because while 67 bands enjoyed performing on seven stages across the AT&T Center parking lot last Saturday...
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    Vans Warped Tour spotlight San Antonio: Hatebreed

    Hatebreed has been coming to San Antonio for the better part of its two decades' worth of music, including once earlier this year. But the Connecticut metalcore band's visit last Saturday had a distinctively different Warped feel to it. A large reason the 2017 Vans Warped Tour may have had the...
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    Vans Warped Tour spotlight San Antonio: Shattered Sun

    For a band with plenty of pent-up anger aching to be released every day on stage, Shattered Sun was more than happy to unleash it at the closest show to its city of origin Saturday during the annual Vans Warped Tour. Eight days after the release of sophomore album The Evolution of Anger...
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    Vans Warped Tour spotlight San Antonio: Gwar

    Those vulgar creatures from outer space brought their brand of terrorizing metal to the AT&T Center's parking grounds Saturday night. But there was nothing ordinary about Gwar's latest San Antonio undertaking at the annual Vans Warped Tour.   Somewhere, Kathy Griffin is wondering...
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    Vans Warped Tour spotlight San Antonio: Barb Wire Dolls

    The Sunset Strip metal scene in Southern California may be a shadow of its former 1980s self. But that hardly matters to a punk band whose performance there two years ago tipped off an icon within the metal scene who's no longer with us. Lemmy Kilmister's vision, however, which spurred him to sign...
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    Vans Warped Tour spotlight San Antonio: Bad Cop/Bad Cop

    Known as a haven for discovering bands of various styles, the annual Vans Warped Tour rolled into the parking grounds of San Antonio's AT&T Center yesterday, unveiling many acts that were just as on fire as the 106-degree conditions through which they played. And via which their new, and perhaps...
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    DragonForce demonstrates a diversity of talent that reaches to infinity

    For a band with a reputation for some of the fastest guitar playing on the planet, DragonForce showed The Rock Box on Tuesday night that diversity can be a part of its name and game too. And not just in the music. Marking the fourth gig of its U.S. tour behind the May 19 release of Reaching Into...
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    Once Human blazes trail of death metal in support of DragonForce

    The Rock Box resides next to a set of railroad tracks, but the blaze of fury emanating from within the downtown San Antonio venue Tuesday night had nothing to do with trains. You can blame, or credit, the fairly new death-metal juggernaut Once Human. Making their San Antonio live debut on the fourth...
  • Best summer festivals and outdoor concerts in San Antonio 2017

    Best summer festivals and outdoor concerts in San Antonio 2017

    The best part of summer? The abundance of music festivals and being able to enjoy live music outside in the warm, sunny weather. The season is known for its big-name tours and festivals, and this year's already been a good one--and as we head into July, plenty of summer concerts are still to come in...
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    Wednesday 13 delightfully frightens Paper Tiger while expressing 'Condolences'

    His act is meant to spook and frighten in song. All to be taken with a grain of salt. These days, however, Wednesday 13 appears to be sorry for your loss, which is why he's offering his condolences. On Saturday night, he may as well have been apologizing for those who missed his headlining...
  • 'Into the Pit:' Interview with Wednesday 13

    'Into the Pit:' Interview with Wednesday 13

    Off stage, he can be as laid back and unassuming as heavy metal singers can get. He can even break out an acoustic guitar at home and play it for his cat. But once he hits the platform that causes fans to thrust their horns in the air, Joseph Poole transforms into the horror/goth persona known as...
  • Concerts and shows to check out July 4th weekend in San Antonio 2017

    Concerts and shows to check out July 4th weekend in San Antonio 2017

    The San Antonio area has a number of great entertainment opportunities during the July 4th holiday weekend. The area is bursting with a ton of great concerts in a wide variety of genres. Here are a few options. Roger Waters July 1 @ 8 p.m.AT&T Center, One AT&T Center Pkwy, San Antonio, TX...
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    Iron Maiden shows AT&T Center how they've written book (of souls) on live performances

    For a band whose latest album and stage show reflect the mysterious evaporation of the Mayan civilization in relation to today's world that claims lives at a dizzying rate, Iron Maiden appear intent on sticking around. All while extolling to its legion of fans the fact that everything they love...
  • As Iron Maiden prepares for its return to the AT&T Center on Saturday night, San Antonio fans voted for their favorite all-time tracks from

    San Antonio fans vote for all-time favorite Iron Maiden songs ahead of tonight's concert

    It used to be that platinum-selling records measured an artist's level of success. Nowadays, in an industry where selling 1 million copies of an album is pretty much relegated to Taylor Swift, longevity and sold-out arenas are more definable.    When it comes to Iron Maiden, you can...
  • Free July 4th events in San Antonio 2017

    Free July 4th events in San Antonio 2017

    San Antonio will celebrate Independence Day with 4th of July celebrations, parades, and fireworks that will be fun for the entire family. Independence Day celebration doesn't have to break the bank. Thankfully there are plenty of events throughout San Antonio with free admission (Keep in mind that...
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    Avenged Sevenfold provides explosive support for Metallica at Alamodome

    Not many bands are asked to join Metallica on tour because most couldn't hold a candle to the heavy metal geniuses. Avenged Sevenfold demonstrated Wednesday night at the Alamodome that a candle wouldn't even cut it. Their performance literally and figuratively lit up the stage. Sometimes appearing...
  • Family friendly July 4th events in San Antonio 2017

    Family friendly July 4th events in San Antonio 2017

    Now that you know where to catch fireworks on July 4th in San Antonio, we're going to give you the best events the Alamo City has to offer on or near the holiday. Known for being family friendly, there will be no shortage of 4th of July events for all the members of yours in San Antonio. Here are...
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