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Weezer & The Pixies // Live @ Riverbend Music Center // 7.6.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – A tremendous blast of classic alternative rock took Cincinnati by storm on July 6 as Riverbend Music Center hosted co-headliners Weezer and The Pixies for a night of lively music and fun.  Although these bands have played together in the past, this is their first full tour

Festival Preview: Louder Than Life 2018 // Louisville, KY // 9.28-30.18

Article by: Linda Carlson   Louder Than Life Festival, also known as The World's Largest Rock 'N' Roll Whiskey Festival, returns to Champions Park in Louisville for its fifth year at the end of September 2018 for three days of music, gourmet food, whiskey, bourbons and craft beers.  While past years’ festivals

Slayer // Live @ Riverbend Music Center // 6.6.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – It’s the end of an era.  Slayer, the thrash metal band that captivated loyal fans through nearly four decades of rising riffs, raging lyrics and heart-pounding concerts, are making their way through their Final World Tour, along with an incredible supporting lineup: Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament.  

Sevendust // Live @ Manchester Music Hall // 5.29.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall rocked out to four amazing bands on May 29th as the Sevendust “All I See Is War” Tour made its next-to-last tour stop in Lexington to a very enthusiastic crowd. Straight out of the gate, Madame Mayhem brought high octane energy to the

Ghost // Live @ The Taft Theatre // 5.11.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – It was early in Ghost’s 2018 Rats! On The Road Tour, which started on May 5, and the Taft Theatre was quickly sold-out to experience the theatrics of this Swedish heavy/doom metal band. The concert was a two-act show with a 15-minute intermission,

Jonathan Davis // Live @ Bogarts // 5.8.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – Jonathan Davis, lead singer of Korn, made a stop at Bogarts on May 8, 2018 during his spring solo tour to promote his upcoming album, Black Labyrinth.  Ten years in the making, the album represents a somber and complicated view of the

Halestorm & In This Moment // Live @ PNC Pavilion // 5.4.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – Halestorm, In This Moment, New Years Day and Stitched Up Heart are touring to promote the powerful vocals and presence of their leading ladies.  They were in Cincinnati performing at Riverbend’s PNC Pavilion on May 4, 2018 to a sell-out crowd of men

Morbid Angel // Live @ Bogarts // 4.24.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Cincinnati, OH – On April 24, 2018, Bogarts hosted an evening of death metal bands headlined by Morbid Angel, with enough head-banging energy to satisfy the staunchest metal enthusiast.  Not your ordinary Tuesday night fare. Five bands performed on this stop of Morbid Angel’s Kingdoms Disdained Tour,

Nightwish // Live @ The Madison Theater // 3.26.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Covington, KY – Across the Ohio river from Cincinnati OH sits sleepy, charming Covington KY.  Nestled among the streets lined with Art Deco-trimmed businesses is the Madison Theater, a former movie theater-turned concert venue that on March 26, 2018 played host to Finnish symphonic metal

Motionless In White // Live @ Manchester Music Hall // 3.11.18

Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson   Lexington, KY – Outside Manchester Music Hall, the queue of concert-goers stretched double-wide for more than a block, and the doors had already been open for 30 minutes.  Faithful fans were eager to see Motionless In White and openers Ice Nine Kills, Like Moths to Flames and Every Time I Die. 

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