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.
We caught up with UK post-metalcore giants Bring Me The Horizon, plus supporting acts Thrice and FEVER 333, as they came to play UMass Lowell’s Tsongas Center on February 1, 2019.
Alt-rock staples Walk The Moon and post-punk group Bear Hands delivered big time on a chilly Thursday night in Portland, Maine at the State Theatre for a nearly sold-out show.
We caught up with mainstream alt/rock giants Panic! At the Disco as they hit the hallowed grounds of Nashville, TN’s Bridgestone Arena with supporting act Two Feet, plus opener Betty Who.
Emo staples Silverstein, celebrating the 15-year anniversary of their debut, When Broken Is Easily Fixed, played at Portland’s Aura on January 10th with support from Hawthorne Heights, As Cities Burn and Capstan.
Alternative Rock act Young The Giant just wrapped up the first leg of their Mirror Master tour, named for their latest full-length. We caught the tour as it came to play a nearly sold-out State Theatre in Portland, Maine, with Toronto synth pop artist LIGHTS as support.
On November 1st, Bostonian metalheads turned out for black mass presided over by Polish blackened death metallers Behemoth. Currently in the midst of their Ecclesia Diabolica America tour, the band is accompanied by arguably the godfathers of melodic death metal, Sweden’s At The Gates and West Coast black metal act Wolves In The Throne Room.
Alternative rock mainstays, Goo Goo Dolls, are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their ground-breaking album Dizzy Up The Girl. We caught up with the band at a sold out House of Blues in Boston, MA.
On the hallowed grounds of Worcester, Massachusetts’ The Palladium, on the final day of the venue’s annual horror and metal-themed celebration Rock and Shock, we caught Trivium, Avatar and Light The Torch.
We hit the House of Blues in Boston, MA and caught Thrice, supporting their Epitaph Records debut Palms, accompanied by LA punks The Bronx and shoegaze act Teenage Wrist.
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats headlined the final show of the season at Portland, Maine’s Thompson’s Point on a foggy evening on September 15, 2018.
The boys of summer, All Time Low just wrapped up leg one of the “Summer Ever After Tour”, a co-headliner with emo heavyweights Dashboard Confessional. Check out out coverage from Maine State Pier.
We caught psychedelic experimental rockers The Flaming Lips and opening act, Mexican garage punk band Le Butcherettes, when they played a packed State Theatre in Portland, ME.
Punk rock legends Alkaline Trio are in the final week of the first leg of a massive North American tour with support from Ogikubo Station and Together Pangea. We caught the tour when it hit the House of Blues in Boston on August 18th.
On Tuesday August 7th, Glasgow’s finest, Franz Ferdinand, rocked Portland, ME’s State Theatre.
We caught up with the hottest tour of the summer, Vans Warped Tour, on its last coast-to-coast run as it came to Hartford, CT’s Xfinity Theatre on a hot summer day.
Fitz and The Tantrums just wrapped up a run with Mikky Ekko featuring a few dates with indie rockers X Ambassadors. We caught up with them at the picturesque seaside venue Thompson’s Point in Portland, Maine.
As the venerable Vans Warped Tour begins its final cross-country run, we give you seven of the best lesser-known bands on this year’s tour that you NEED to check out!
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.
Australian multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana made her way to a sold-out show at Portland, Maine’s State Theatre on May 30, 2018, and we captured the goodness, along with opener Reuben Stone.
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.