Outbreak Festival 2022: Day Three

The third and final day of Outbreak Fest was the attendee-proclaimed “Cali Day” of the festival. Seven of the bands — roughly a third of the artists to take the stage that day — originated from California. Of the seven California-based bands, three of them — Ceremony, Deafheaven and Touché Amoré — played the final […]

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 […]

Outbreak Festival 2022: Day Two

Day Two of Outbreak Fest was an emotional rollercoaster. In order to fully understand the energy contained inside the Bowlers Exhibition Center on the morning of the second day, it needs to be known that the news of the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade had broken the day prior. As it turns […]

Back-to-back nights of the Remade in Misery Tour in SoCal

Two nights of Misery in SoCal! We were able to go to not one, but two shows on Sirius XM’s Remade in Misery Tour, which included Memphis May Fire, From Ashes To New, Rain City Drive and Wolves At The Gate! We went to the shows at The Glass House in Pomona and then San Diego’s SOMA. The […]

Ice Nine Kills releases video for “The Shower Scene”

Horror fans, rejoice! Ice Nine Kills has released a new video for “The Shower Scene” to continue their Sliver Scream 2: Welcome To Horrorwood anthology. Naturally, the music video (and song) is based on the Alfred Hitchcock film, Psycho. This movie is a classic, so I won’t go into what it is about; if you […]

Outbreak Festival 2022: Day One

Excitement was high for the 10 Year Anniversary celebration of Outbreak Fest! Fans flocked to Bowlers Exhibition Center in Manchester to experience the largest hardcore music festival in the United Kingdom.  It was a repeated sentiment that this particular edition of the festival was one worth coming out for. Not only was this a massive […]

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 […]

Furnace Fest returns to Birmingham, AL for fall 2022

Furnace Fest returns to Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 25th. The weekend will be packed with performances from over 90 bands of several sub-genres under the rock label across three different stages. Headliners for the festival include The Ghost Inside, New Found Glory, Alexisonfire, Thrice, Manchester Orchestra, Mastodon, […]

Anthrax, Black Label Society & Hatebreed take over Las Vegas

When our bands are playing in Vegas, it’s a mother/daughter road trip! Anthrax, Black Label Society and Hatebreed rolled into The Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq Promenade on the Vegas Strip on July 28th — this is our new favorite venue! You can grub while knockin’ down a few pins and enjoy a concert all at the […]

Rage Against the Machine & Run The Jewels wake up Buffalo

Rage Against the Machine moved into Buffalo with the fury of a Lake Erie storm on Monday, July 25th… I make this metaphor to convey the elemental fury with which this band demolishes an arena.  There are few acts today that match their energy and this show is 30 years after their first album came […]

Rise Against with The Used & Senses Fail in San Diego

Walking up to Petco Park was like going back 20 years in time… everyone was garbed out in their best emo and punk rock attire, a style ubiquitous throughout the 00s. It made me want to grab a Mickey’s and bounce around town aimlessly like in my high school days. Now, there are fans of […]

Rob Zombie’s Freaks On Parade Tour sets off in St. Louis

Rob Zombie brought a packed lineup of artists to the opening show of his Freaks On Parade 2022 tour in Saint Louis. Teaming up with the ever-elusive heavy metal legend Mudvayne, this show is guaranteed to be a high octane thrill of a time. Starting the show was late 90s rock staple, Powerman5000. The band […]

Machine Gun Kelly takes Mainstream Sellout Tour to Oakland

On Tuesday July 19th, Machine Gun Kelly’s Mainstream Sellout Tour hit Oakland Arena with special guests Avril Lavigne and WILLOW. The anticipation for this tour was extremely high due to all three artists releasing new albums prior to hitting the road together, all featuring a collab of some sort, as well as Colson Baker (aka, […]

Slipknot returns with second single off ‘The End So Far’

Slipknot is back with a new single from their upcoming album, The End So Far. The album will be the band’s seventh studio release and if its two lead singles are any indication of what’s to come, all Slipknot fans should be really excited. The second song off The End So Far is called “The […]