Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright Louisville, KY - It was Friday, July 13th, the first day of the Forecastle Festival weekend and the Wailers were playing a late night after-party. The lady at the door pointed to my Bob Marley and the Wailers tour t-shirt and asked me if
Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar NEWPORT NEWS, VA- The South continues to to rise, this time with the strains of song from Virginia's own homegrown favorites, Richmond's The Trongone Band. Delivering southern rock with a natural ease, brothers Andrew and Johnny Trongone accompanied by Chip Hale and Ben White stopped
Article and Photos by: Andrea Chvatal Jacksonville, FL – As Cities Burn stopped at the intimate venue Jack Rabbit last Friday evening, and they brought along friends for an evening filled with grooving tunes. Our local opener for the night was Conjure, a grunge/alternative 4-piece rock band from Jacksonville. Their high enthusiasm and home-town crowd
Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar VA BEACH, VA: The metal worshipping masses united one last time to pay tribute to one of the legendary “Big Four” thrash metal bands on their farewell tour... and four other bands stepped up to lend support during this historical event. An early evening in
Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright Louisville, KY -- The very large guy standing next to me wearing a black Parkway Drive tour t-shirt looked at me and said,"Hold on!" He didn't mean "stop," he literally meant "hold on," to something, anything that would brace me against the impending onslaught.
Article and Photos by: Steven Principato Brooklyn, NY -- Rapidly selling out one of Brooklyn's largest halls, Warsaw - as they do every time they are in town, The Melvins stood ready to fulfill their annual obligation to the rapidly growing parade of devout disciples wrapping around the block. Currently on
Article and Photos by: Steven Principato New York, NY -- Wrapping up a brief tour in the states that began last week at Austin’s Levitation fest, Electric Wizard with special guests, Cough, brought crushing doom upon the spacious halls of Time Square’s premiere venue, The PlayStation Theater. Infrequently touring the Americas, Electric Wizard
Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright Louisville, KY -- Described as Tex-Mex, Americana, even traditional neo-country, which frankly sounds like a contradictory description, the Mavericks first came to international attention when their second and third albums both broke into the top 10 Country Album charts in the United States and Canada, going