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  • Perfume Genius preaches love and lust to a sold out SF crowd

    Perfume Genius preaches love and lust to a sold out SF crowd

    In the first of two sold out shows at The Independent in San Francisco on July 18, the always charismatic Perfume Genius (Mike Hadreas) put forth an intensely emotional, yet uplifting performance with the help of opening vocalist Serpentwithfeet.   Armed with merely a mic, a keyboard and sometimes a...
  • Review: AFI dig deep for show at The Fillmore Detroit

    Review: AFI dig deep for show at The Fillmore Detroit

    On Saturday, July 15, AFI played the second show of their co-headlining tour with Circa Survive at the Fillmore Detroit. The quartet played a 17 song set that managed to hit on every aspect of their catalog and was highlighted by a number of deep tracks. Toledo band Citizen opened the show with a...
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    Queen still 'Killer' with Adam Lambert in Chicago

    Iconic rockers Queen returned to Chicago, performing as Queen + Adam Lambert, filling the United Center for an evening of classic rock that included their greatest hits. Hitting the stage a little after 8 p.m., most of the sold-out audience had found their seats before the lights dimmed, obviously...
  • Alex Jimenez

    Photos: Ween play their first show at Red Rocks since 2009

    Although slate colored clouds swirled in the sky and a light drizzle trickled down intermittently, it would take a lot more than a little rain to deter the Ween faithful from seeing their favorite band at Red Rocks. Ween has perhaps one of the most devoted cult followings in the nation, the show...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Photos: Umphrey’s McGee power through the rain at Central Park SummerStage

    Umphrey’s McGee’s two-set performance at Central Park SummerStage on Friday evening was about as night-and-day opposite of an experience as the sold out crowd could have imagined. Fresh off their three-night residency at Red Rocks Amphitheatre last weekend, the popular prog-rock jam band were at...
  • Review: 311 introduces new music in intimate show at The Fillmore

    Review: 311 introduces new music in intimate show at The Fillmore

    Reggae rock band 311 brought their Unity Tour 2017 to The Fillmore Detroit on Sunday where they took the stage alongside openers The Skints and New Politics.The band just released their twelfth studio album Mosaic last week. The album is a hit among both critics and fans and the band pulled out a...
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    Photos: Air brings out Beck during tour-ending show at The Greek

    One of the biggest songs by the influential French electronic duo Air asks a simple but pointed question: How Does It Make You Feel? Based on the crowd’s reaction following their touring-closing performance at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday night, the answer is completely enraptured. On...
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    Iron Maiden shows AT&T Center how they've written book (of souls) on live performances

    For a band whose latest album and stage show reflect the mysterious evaporation of the Mayan civilization in relation to today's world that claims lives at a dizzying rate, Iron Maiden appear intent on sticking around. All while extolling to its legion of fans the fact that everything they love...
  • Matt Farley

    Photos: Ryan Adams returns to Red Rocks

    The Ryan Adams faithful gathered at Red Rocks on Tuesday (June 20). A cloud billowed to the left of Creation Rock; every now and again lightning flashed and a few drops of rain sprinkled, refreshing after the 95-degree day. While there were no pinball machines or classic video games, stacks of...
  • Review: The Birthday Massacre light up a damp NYC

    Review: The Birthday Massacre light up a damp NYC

    Around this time last year, Canadian synth-pop group The Birthday Massacre started working on their new studio album Under Your Spell. After some help from their fans via their successful Pledgemusic campaign, the 11-track album, which debuted at number two on the Heatseekers Albums chart, finally...
  • Phoenix plays incredible show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles

    Phoenix plays incredible show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles

    French rock band Phoenix are in the midst of their tour in support of their latest album, Ti Amo, which was just released earlier this month on June 9. Their tour kicked off two weeks ago at Red Rocks in Colorado, where they braved the rain and played a memorable show at one of the best venues in...
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    Metallica hardwired to show Alamodome why they still rule metal world

    The kings of metal invaded San Antonio on Wednesday night for their first visit in nearly eight years, poised to demonstrate how they've been hardwired to rule the metal landscape for 36 years.   James. Kirk. Lars. Robert.    Very few bands have members known the world over with no last names...
  • William Pankey

    Raucous and aggressive, A Giant Dog lives up to their name in LA (Photos)

    To say that the live reputation of Austin weirdo hard rock glam band A Giant Dog precedes them is an understatement. Blessed with a sound that mixes the filthiest aspects of ‘70s hedonism with ferocious riffs ripped straight from the playbook of the guitar gods, A Giant Dog has slowly become a rock...
  • Daniel DeSlover

    Bonnaroo photos: U2 is not a festival band, and that's a good thing

    U2 made history last night when they took the stage at Bonnaroo, playing only their second ever festival, and first in the U.S. — a fact Bono proudly recalled to the audience near the start of their 2-hour show. The rarity of such a legendary band playing festivals made the event rather monumental...
  • Marianne Meyer

    Review: Air bring bright lights, electronic power to Strathmore Music Center

    The Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Md. (a short drive from Washington, D.C.) is an exquisite, modern concert hall that hosts performances by international artists from all musical genres, but skews classical; after all, the venue’s partners include the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and The...
  • Allen Jimenez

    Celtic Woman Voices of Angels tour descends on Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    The Celtic Woman Voices of Angels tour descended on Red Rocks Amphitheatre Tuesday evening June 6, 2017, in a vibrant musical display of talent and culture. There could be no better place to enjoy this unique and beautiful musical journey than this iconic Rocky Mountain venue. Celtic Woman had its...
  • Miles Chrisinger

    Photos: Roger Waters wows Denver audiences with Pink Floyd classics and powerful production

    Legendary Pink Floyd bassist and founding member Roger Waters was in Denver Saturday night for the first of a two-night run in the Mile High City. Waters is currently on his Us + Them tour, or you might really call it a crusade, one where you get to hear classic Pink Floyd songs and some of Waters...
  • Ryan Adams gives the people what they want at packed Greek Theatre show

    Ryan Adams gives the people what they want at packed Greek Theatre show

    Ryan Adams possesses an enchanting tongue. If you happen to hear it at the right time in your life, it will stick with you forever. His tales of personal struggle, relationship crises and forlorn romanticism strike a near-perfect balance of “woe is me” and “f*** the world.” On Saturday night at The...
  • Kevin Staunton

    Photos and video: Trey Anastasio Band perform choice covers and fan favorites at Red Rocks

    It’s been nearly eight years since Trey Anastasio took the hallowed stage of Red Rocks. While that performance was with Phish, this time around Trey played to a sold out crowd at the famed venue with his amazing eight-piece band. With the unofficial start of summer just the weekend before it really...
  • Review: Seether pack Saint Andrews for second show

    Review: Seether pack Saint Andrews for second show

    This week, Seether played back to back shows in Detroit at Saint Andrews Hall on Wednesday and Thursday with Letters from the Fire and Detroit's own Kaleido. The band is out touring behind their new release Poison the Parish, which features new hit single "Let You Down." Thursday's Saint Andrews...
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