After an extensive tour of Europe and Asia earlier in 2014, Deep Purple is currently touring North America in support of their 19th studio CD, Now What!?. On one of their last shows on this US trek, the band stopped by the Mayo Center in Morristown NJ on August 24, 2014. Deep Purple are the forefathers of heavy metal and wrote the book on steel belted screams and driving soulful riffs.
As part of this summer’s acclaimed tour celebrating the four decades which KISS has spent filling arenas across the world, Def Leppard arrived at the Midflorida Credit Union Ampitheatre in Tampa, Florida, prepared with a fan favorite set and formidable levels of nostalgia.
Do you want a concert where the band’s songs have monstrous licks, catchy hooks, and infectious grooves? Do you want it performed while smoke pours up from underneath stage and fireworks shoot at you from every direction? Do you want it all on the same stage…. in one night?
The classic rock band, Night Ranger rolled into New York City at BB King’s Blues Club to support their rocking new CD, Open Road, which came out June 10th.
California based rockers, Tesla, just back from performing some of the biggest rock festivals in Europe, returned to the states to play at Irving Plaza in New York on June 18th to a packed house. This tour comes on the heels of their long awaited new studio CD, Simplicity.
California Breed is an explosive new trio that includes Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple and Black Sabbath fame on bass, Jason Bonham of Black Country Communion and the son of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham on drums and a stellar newcomer, Andrew Watts, on guitar.
On April 4th, I ventured to Milwaukee’s storied Turner Hall Ballroom to witness the live spectacle that is Annie Clark. Better known by her stage name, St. Vincent, Clark has just released her fourth studio album, St. Vincent, to critical acclaim. Armed with high expectations and a more than adequate knowledge of her catalog, I made myself comfortable about three rows from the stage. The band entered the stage and immediately laid down the groove in the darkness, before a light eventually reveals the Matriarch of the evening, Miss Annie Clark.
Disciples of the Christian rock band Stryper came out in full force on Saturday April 12th to Stage 48 in New York to hear the gospel of rock!
Jake E. Lee is best known for his work in Badlands and as guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne on Bark at the Moon and The Ultimate Sin albums. But now he is out on his own with his new band Red Dragon Cartel.
Ratt invaded the House of Blues in Anaheim CA on Thursday January 23rd, during the NAMM convention.