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  • 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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    Metallica hardwired to show Alamodome why they still rule metal world

    The kings of metal invaded San Antonio on Wednesday night for their first visit in nearly eight years, poised to demonstrate how they've been hardwired to rule the metal landscape for 36 years.   James. Kirk. Lars. Robert.    Very few bands have members known the world over with no last names...
  • Where to watch July 4th fireworks in San Antonio 2017

    Where to watch July 4th fireworks in San Antonio 2017

    Welcome to San Antonio, where the spirit of America reigns supreme in this town. There will be no shortage of 4th of July events in the Alamo City, and most of these events will have fireworks that will light up the city sky. So if you’re looking for a great fireworks display in San Antonio, give...
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    Doyle's plethora of punishing 'love songs' miss out on Misfits variety

    One look at the imposing figure of Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein crunching out guitar riffs doesn't exactly conjure up images of dance-able, mushy songs. But that's what the crowd Saturday night at The Rock Box witnessed and heard. At least, according to the vocalist who delivered them...
  • 'Into the Pit' interview with Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein

    'Into the Pit' interview with Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein

    Whether he's known as the longtime guitarist of punk legends Misfits, as a solo artist, the "Vegan Monster" or simply a man with war paint who shreds in the gym and on guitar, one thing is for certain: Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein turns heads wherever he goes. Although Doyle can be a man of few...
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    River City Rockfest 2017 highlights

    The world's loudest month is complete, and San Antonio's fifth annual River City Rockfest once again etched its name into American concert festival lore. Featuring headliners Def Leppard, a slew of other bands, the Hellzapoppin Freak Show and, for the first time two main stages, fans set an...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Fozzy

    Two days before making his River City Rockfest debut as Fozzy's fired-up frontman, World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Chris Jericho described San Antonio to AXS as "a great Rock N' Roll town, a great Chris Jericho town." The proof came four hours into a scorching day of humidity at the...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Godsmack

    They weren't the official headliners of the fifth annual River City Rockfest on Saturday. Nor were they touring in support of a new album. But for many of the officially announced Rockfest-record crowd of 27,950 that persevered through up to 12 hours of metal in ungodly humidity outside the...
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    Five must-see artists at 2017 River City Rockfest

    In less than 24 hours, San Antonio will be in a hysteria while "rock, rocking till it drops." But while a majority of the expected 25,000-plus fans figure to be well-versed in headliners Def Leppard, there are plenty of other acts at Saturday's fifth annual River City Rockfest that will employ three...
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    Complete 2017 River City Rockfest set times and lineup

    Memorial Day weekend is always a time to remember and reflect on those who served this nation and to honor their legacy. In San Antonio, it's also a time to rock. The fifth annual River City Rockfest is drawing ever so closer, with this Saturday's lineup on the AT&T Center's parking grounds...
  • Free family events for Mother's Day in San Antonio 2017

    Free family events for Mother's Day in San Antonio 2017

    Mother's Day is next weekend and the city of San Antonio is bursting with a number of fun events and activities this week. Many of these are open to those of all ages and some of them are also free for all. Here are just a few options to take advantage of. Market Square Mother's Day Celebration May...
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    Momentous hometown reunion for The Union Underground at SiestaFest

    It's not often a group with one full-length album to its credit could be so revered by a certain segment of metalheads. Especially when that disc came out 17 years ago and the band has been dormant for much of the time since. The catch-22 with such acts that do choose to return, eventually, is the...
  • Earth, Wind and Fire team up with Nile Rodgers for Dallas concert

    Earth, Wind and Fire team up with Nile Rodgers for Dallas concert

    Some of the most legendary rock bands in history are coming to Dallas this summer. Live Nation Dallas reported that Earth, Wind & Fire and Chic Plot Joint featuring Nile Rodgers are coming to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on July 23. Tickets for this concert went on sale on Friday...
  • Best Mother's Day brunch in San Antonio 2017

    Best Mother's Day brunch in San Antonio 2017

    Nobody has to explain why San Antonio is a great city to spend Mother’s Day. With its numerous things to do, mom will be in for a treat on her special day in the Alamo City; but one of the main staples of this special holiday is taking your mom out to brunch, and, this is the area where San Antonio...
  • Best bars and restaurants to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Antonio 2017

    Best bars and restaurants to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Antonio 2017

    You should already know that San Antonio is a city that comes out to party on Cinco de Mayo. The bars and restaurants around the Alamo City will be packed with revelers looking to drink and be merry on this holiday that celebrates Mexican heritage, and if you’re looking for the perfect spot for a...
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    Testament unleashes surprises while uniting Alamo City's brotherhood of thrash

    Currently celebrating 30 years since its debut album The Legacy, Testament has consistently marked its territory as one of the pioneers of thrash metal -- lack of accompanying Big 4 moniker notwithstanding. In recent memory, that has proven true on land and sea. But the two-time alums of the...
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    Prong punishes Aztec Theatre in support of Testament, Sepultura

    Although he's been bringing Prong to San Antonio for more than two decades, it was just last year that Tommy Victor conceded, "I can't really say that we've had fantastic shows" here. Judging by the way he rocked out and carried himself on stage Saturday night at the Aztec Theatre -- and the...
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