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 – 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
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 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
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.
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Indianapolis, IN – John 5 And The Creatures just finished a leg of their It’s Alive Tour that included a stop at The Vogue in Indianapolis on February 21, 2018. Standout Story, an on-the-rise Indianapolis band with a strong following, opened the night. The foursome played to the
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Indianapolis, IN – On February 18, Stone Sour hit the stage in the Egyptian Room at The Old National Centre. Nashville-based The Dead Deads opened the night's events. With their trademark X’s over their eyes, the “Deads” (Meta, Johnnie, Dolly and Daisy) rocked the house, drawing the audience into their
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Indianapolis, IN – On February 17, Indianapolis experienced a mummy invasion… of the musical variety! A sold-out crowd at The Vogue was treated to upbeat, animated entertainment from two talented and spirited bands: headliner Here Come The Mummies and opener Sun Stereo. Both bands were comprised of a