Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar Virginia Beach, VA -- We are all familiar with the songs that put Kansas on the charts in a big way during the 1970's... “Carry on Wayward Son,” “Dust in the Wind,” and "Point of Know Return,” to mention just a few. This prog
Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright Louisville, KY - Marilyn Manson took a break from this summer’s, “Twins of Evil: The Second Coming Tour,” co-headlining with Rob Zombie, to play four solo shows that fell right in the middle of “…Evil.” Sunday night’s performance at the Palace Theater also fell right
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
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 NORFOLK, VA- The front doors were literally shaking at the NorVa on Tuesday ... and metal layered upon metal continued to shake the very structure of the building as a 5 band lineup plowed through the evening, leaving the audience sweaty and exhausted and
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.