This concert was a gift of metal. What this evening wound up being was a two-hour love-in celebrating metal with some of the best amongst the genre’s performers. Metal Allegiance and openers Venom Inc rocked Gramercy Theatre!
An enthusiastic crowd packed San Juan Capistrano, California’s Coach House to the rafters last Sunday as ‘90s rockers Gin Blossoms performed their hits, plus songs from the newly-released album Mixed Reality.
The last day of Midgardsblot ended with a pagan ceremony reenacting a sacrifice. Rad, right? We also caught amazing bands like headliners Watain and Ensiferum, not to mention Årabrot, Vanvidd and Resjemheia.
Day 2 of Midgardsblot hit and, as soon as the gate opened, we hit up Metal Yoga, an epic viking battle, and lots of great bands including Acyl, Kaunan, Apocalypse Orchestra, Nexion, Garmana, Rotting Christ and Dimmu Borgir.
On Monday, August 27th Smashing Pumpkins, along with Metric, brought the Shiny and Oh So Bright tour to Oakland, CA and rocked the Oracle Arena, making for an unforgettable evening.
Day one of Leeds Festival had plenty of highlights and here our some of our favourite moments from Day Two which was headlined by US pop-punk superstars Fall Out Boy.
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.
Judas Priest and Deep Purple are two bands synonymous with the genres of hard rock and heavy metal. Seeing them perform Hamilton, ON’s FirstOntario Centre on the same concert bill like this was a real treat.
The sound of Judas Priest and Deep Purple are unmistakable. And on August 22, at Tinley Park, IL’s Hollywood Casino Ampitheatre, these two monsters of sound dominated the night and made us remember why we love classic metal.
August Bank Holiday means only one thing for music fans and that is Reading/Leeds Festival. We joined the masses for a weekend of great music and comedy and picked out some of our highlights from day one.
In celebration of the forthcoming Cal Jam ‘18 festival, we caught a pop-up show at L.A.’s Hollywood Palladium featuring Taylor Hawkins’ band Chevy Metal and The Holy Shits, a moniker the Foo Fighters use for these surprise shows.
Midgardsblot is not your typical metal festival, it’s a cultural experience. Check out some of the highlights in photos, including the music of Mork, Abyssic and Bergtatt.
It was rock-palooza at Budweiser Stage, as Breaking Benjamin, Five Finger Death Punch, Nothing More and Bad Wolves put on a clinic for their Toronto audience.
While The Dead Daisies fall into the category of a relatively new band, the players in the group do not. Seeing them live is like watching a thirty-year-strong band perform. The group recently hit The Phoenix Concert Theatre for a show with Hookers & Blow.
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.
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.
Back on July 10th, at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA, we were super-fortunate to catch a rousing performance from The Longshot, the new side project from Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong.
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.
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.
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.