Counting down to Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022

Blue Ridge Rock Festival is FINALLY only mere days away! If you know me or have read any of my articles (not even related to Blue Ridge) every other word out of my mouth since last year is “Blue Ridge”! Last year’s fest was one of the best weeks of my life and I’ve been […]

Sleeping With Sirens fills San Diego’s Observatory North Park

The CTRL+ALT+DLT Tour — including Sleeping With Sirens, Don Broco, Point North and Garzi — played a sold-out show at San Diego’s North Park Observatory. We saw Garzi earlier this year, when he supported Zero 9:36 on tour; he hit a few obstacles on that tour and didn’t have a band, but still performed with […]

Rob Zombie ignites Irvine, California with Freaks on Parade

Rob Zombie finally brought his Freaks on Parade Tour to SoCal, featuring an all-star lineup of supporting acts — Powerman5000, Static-X and Mudvanye. Kicking off the first of the southern California dates in Irvine at the Five Point Amphitheatre, Rob Zombie started his set with a few seconds of “California Love” by 2Pac before leading […]

Coheed and Cambria celebrates 20 years & new album in St. Louis

Out celebrating both the 20th anniversary of the band, as well as the release of their latest installment in their vast universe of creative progressive rock, Coheed and Cambria stopped off in Missouri at the Saint Louis Music Park on Sunday, August 7th on the Window of the Waking Mind Tour. Joining them were punk […]

Newly rebranded Rain City Drive drops self-titled album

Rain City Drive, we’ve been “Waiting On You”! This new release is technically the debut album of Rain City Drive, since their rebrand from ‘Slaves’ last October. The band released 2020 album, To Better Days, with Matt McAndrew as the new lead singer although this is their first release with the new name! I’ve been […]

Puscifer abducts Pittsburgh into alternate dimension

If you need a little help finding yourself, as well as a better understanding of the world and the things in it, well, Puscifer might be able to help you out with that… although you might find yourself even more lost than before. Fair warning. After a six-year hiatus, Maynard James Keenan’s project Puscifer brought […]

Aftershock spans four days for Fall 2022

The west coast’s biggest rock festival, Aftershock, is returning to Discovery Park this October 6th through 9th! And, 2022 is aiming to be the biggest edition of the festival yet by expanding to four days, adding a fourth stage and featuring over 90 bands! After last year’s attendance of 145,000, this year is looking to […]

Rain City Drive reveals “Waiting On You” single & album drop

Rain City Drive just released their latest single “Waiting On You”! Having just undergone a total rebrand in October to reflect their brand of positivity, Rain City Drive welcomes us into their new chapter. This band has gone through a lot of trials and tribulations, rebuilding from the ground up and always coming back stronger […]

Louisville’s Louder Than Life is larger than ever for 2022

The Louder Than Life 2022 lineup has finally been announced!! This is said to be the festival’s biggest year yet and rightfully so, because the lineup is just… wow! The fest will return to the Highland Festival Grounds in Louisville, Kentucky on September 22th through 25th. Four full days of INSANE rock bands?!? The lineup […]

Shinedown shakes Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV

Wow! What a show in Reno, Nevada! Shinedown and Ayron Jones put on a performance we will not forget in 2022. Let’s recap this show. At the beautiful Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, fans were lining up at the sold-out show. As you walked in, to the left there was a long line of fans […]

A night with the masked men of Magic Sword

It was a cold and frigid night in Nashville this past Tuesday as I made my way to one of the hottest venues in the city, Brooklyn Bowl. It would be a new experience for me, as this is the one place in the city I had yet to see a show. One part bowling […]

Reflecting on Papa Roach & their forthcoming ‘Kill The Noise’ LP

If you’ve been living under a rock, Papa Roach is one of the most soul-crushing established rock bands out there. Known best for their hit “Last Resort” off of the band’s first album, Infest, Papa Roach is here to stay. It was that album released in 2000 that helped the band climb to fame, featuring […]