Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – A short walking distance from the University of Cincinnati, Bogarts has been a staple of live music and entertainment since 1980. On August 10, the venue hosted an evening of deathcore metal bands, beginning with Deadculture, a local Cincinnati/Dayton band. Formed in July 2017,
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.
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
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,
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,
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Columbus, OH – Swedish heavy metal band Avatar kicked off its Avatar Country World Tour 2018 at Express Live in Columbus, Ohio on January 6, 2018 to a rowdy and enthused crowd. The band is promoting its recent release, Avatar Country. An Avatar concert is a feast for the senses that
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life hosted a multitude of heavy metal and rock bands over the September 30 / October 1 weekend. Nearly 40 bands rocked three stages at Champions Park in Louisville KY under sunny skies and cool, crisp autumn evenings…an absolutely perfect