Managing Editor, USA (Portland, ME, USA)
- When he's not out in the woods, clomping around in streams, or looking at shiny rocks, you can find U.S. Editor and contributing photographer Nathan Katsiaficas in the photo pit, covering everything from heavy metal to punk, alternative, indie, and hip-hop.
Alt-rock heavyweights Imagine Dragons are supporting their 2017 release Evolve and we caught them at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine, along with opener Grace Vanderwaal.
Indie pop up-and-comers, Alvvays performed an intimate set before a sold-out crowd at Portland, Maine’s Port City Music Hall on Tuesday, May 29th.
After a four-year hiatus, Orange County metalcore legends Bleeding Through are back, and in a BIG way, with their new album Love Will Kill All.
British metalcore giants Bullet For My Valentine just wrapped up a run in the states with Florida’s Trivium -- holy nostalgia, batman -- this was a tour package that my younger, high school-era self had always dreamed of witnessing!
Indie pop giants Matt and Kim are wrapping up a trek in support of their upcoming release Almost Everyday. We caught up with the tour, including openers Tokyo Police Club, at the State Theatre.
Papa Roach are currently tearing their way across America on the “Crooked Teeth Tour” along with supporting acts Nothing More and Escape The Fate. We caught up with the guys at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine.
Doylestown, PA post-hardcore giants Circa Survive are presently on a run across North America with comrades Foxing and Hail The Sun and we caught their rowdy audience at Portland, Maine’s AURA.
Danish alternative act New Politics are on the final week of the Lost In Translation Tour, which features supporting acts Dreamers and The Wrecks. We caught up with them at Portland, Maine’s State Theatre.
We caught A Day To Remember crushing it on March 15th at Lowell’s Tsongas Center along with supporting act Papa Roach and openers Falling In Reverse and The Devil Wears Prada.
The Killthrax Tour, featuring Killswitch Engage and Anthrax wrapped up in Portland, ME with a crowded show at the State Theatre on March 6th.
The Decibel Magazine Tour featuring Norway's Enslaved, Wolves In The Throne Room, Myrkur, and Khemmis is currently in full swing. Fans packed into Boston's Royale for an early show.
The "Doomsday Tour," which sees UK metalcore giants Architects at the helm with supporting act Stick To Your Guns and opener Counterparts is currently in full swing and making its way across North America. We caught up with the tour as it came to The Palladium in Worcester, MA on February 18, 2018.
Lancaster, PA metalcore giants August Burns Red just wrapped up a massive run of North America in support of their latest release Phantom Anthem. We caught up with the tour in its final week as it hit The Palladium in Worcester, MA on a Friday night to play before a packed venue.
The mighty Black Label Society rolled into Portland, ME to play a sold out show at AURA nightclub on February 2nd with Corrosion of Conformity and Red Fang..
One of the UK's finest exports, Enter Shikari, are currently in the midst of a headlining run across North America. We caught up with them at The Sinclair with supporting acts Single Mothers and Milk Teeth.
On January 26, noise pop duo Sleigh Bells made their third stop on a headlining run in support of their latest release, the mini-album Kid Kruschev, which dropped this past November, at Portland, ME's newest venue, Aura.
On January 20, folk/bluegrass act The Devil Makes Three made their way to Portland, ME's venerable State Theatre to put on a show that was one hell of a good time!
On December 15, 2017, fans from all around New England and beyond gathered at the historic Palladium in Worcester, MA for a sold-out final performance from Vanna.
Rock/post-hardcore giants Thrice and Circa Survive are currently entering the final week of a co-headlining tour of North America. We caught up with the tour as it hit Boston's House of Blues on November 26, 2017 to play before a nearly sold out audience.
Progressive metal fans rejoice! Animals As Leaders and Periphery are currently melting faces across North America on a month-long co-headlining tour.