ALL Show Review

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 Aug 26, 2018
The 2018 edition of Toronto’s Festival of Beer boasted over 90 vendors and 416 different beers, meaning there was sure to be something to everyone’s taste. Oh, and Dwayne Gretzky rocked the crowd too, eh!?
on Aug 25, 2018
Los Angeles-based female-fronted metal act, Fate DeStroyed, made their live debut at Malone’s and concertgoers left thinking “Wow!”. Rarely does a debut show go off so well.
on Aug 24, 2018
South Africa’s Women’s Day in Johannesburg saw Brochella bring one of the best lineups together, performing the old and the new. The evening featured Riddlebreak, Only Forever, Red Helen and more local favourites!
on Aug 23, 2018
Throughout the years, Outside Lands has continued to prove that it is at the top of its game, seamlessly bringing excellent talent, food, and beverages together for a one of a kind experience. For the first year, PureGrainAudio was in attendance to take photos and notes! Looking back, here are seven of the top moments of the weekend.
on Aug 21, 2018
Last Saturday, at Budweiser Stage in Toronto, droves of rock fans congregated for a night of “Southern Rock Legends” as Lynyrd Skynyrd rode into town along with friends ZZ Top and 38 Special.
on Aug 20, 2018
Day three of Bloodstock Open Air saw the like of At The Gates, Watain, Fozzy and headliners Nightwish sign off this year's event in superb style. Check out the photos and review here.
on Aug 19, 2018
Day two of Bloodstock Open Air saw Combichrist, Venom Inc., Cannibal Corpse and more set things up nicely for an epic headline set from Gorjira. Check out the photos and review here.
on Aug 18, 2018
Delivering on its promise to be the “most extreme tour of the year”, we caught up with the Summer Slaughter Tour in Berkeley, CA on August 10th and watched as Between The Buried And Me, Born of Osiris, Erra, & co. levelled the venue.
on Aug 17, 2018
Taylor Swift, along with her opening acts Camila Cabello and Charli XCX, recently hit Toronto’s Rogers Centre as part of the “Reputation Stadium Tour” and once again proved why she’s the consummate rockstar.
on Aug 16, 2018
Day one of Bloodstock Open Air saw 15,000 metal fans enjoy a day of pure heavy metal that included the likes of Lovebites, Emperor and headliners Judas Priest.
on Aug 16, 2018
Last Wednesday The Smashing Pumpkins rolled through Toronto and stopped at Scotiabank Arena on their “Shiny And Oh So Bright” tour. Local rockers Metric opened ahead of things getting old-school.
on Aug 14, 2018
On Tuesday August 7th, Glasgow’s finest, Franz Ferdinand, rocked Portland, ME’s State Theatre.
on Aug 14, 2018
The 6-string whirlwind that is Zakk Wylde brought his Black Label Society machine to town for a makeup date from their postponed January 2018 gig, along with Corrosion of Conformity and NOLA’s EyeHateGod.
on Aug 13, 2018
Celebrating music, comedy, art and culinary eats, the three-day Kaaboo Del Mar extravaganza hits the shores of sunny San Diego on September 14th!
on Aug 13, 2018
On August, 1st, guitar legend Jeff Beck, of The Yardbirds, fame treated fans at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage to an awesome night of classic rock. Joining him were Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson of Heart.
on Aug 11, 2018
Here’s our recap of four highlights, and one lowlight, from the August 4th event at Fort York in Toronto, featuring The National, Father John Misty, Jenny Lewis, Julien Baker, and Dan Edmond.
on Aug 10, 2018
Thousands of fans all in Iron Maiden t-shirts descend on Manchester Arena as the heavy metal legends roll into town on the Legacy Of The Beast tour. Check out our photos and review of this perfect heavy metal display here.
on Aug 10, 2018
For the second time this year, Alter Bridge front man Myles Kennedy returned to London with his Year of the Tiger tour. This time, though, he was supported by a full band to enhance the experience.
on Aug 08, 2018
Reggie’s Live in Chicago is well known for the wide variety of performances, but specifically for supporting the death, speed and thrash metal scenes. We hit the venue for Havok’s North American tour supported by Bloodletter, Texas Toast Chainsaw Massacre, Extinction A.D. and Jungle Rot.
on Aug 08, 2018


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