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Gojira – Albany, New York – Live Review + Photos – October 30, 2021

There is a reasonable case to be made that Gojira may be the most transformative, influential and important band in heavy music over the course of the past twenty-five years. Much like ground breaking heavy bands before them such as Slayer and Metallica, Gojira have steadily pushed the envelope of not only their own music […]

Alice Cooper/Ace Frehley (KISS): Boston, Massachusetts – September 21, 2021

Alice Cooper, touring on his latest record, 2021’s Detroit Stories, brought all of the bombast, spectacle and over the top rock n’ roll he’s world famous for this past week to the waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts. This time around Alice brought one of his legendary friends in the industry, Ace Frehley of KISS, along for […]

SEVENDUST: Worcester, MA (United States) – September 11, 2021

Sevendust have made their bones over the past decade primarily on the backs of both their wildly entertaining live shows as well as their contiguous relationship with their fervid fan base. Although some of the band’s studio efforts in recent years, such as 2013’s Cold Day Memory and 2018’s Kill the Flaw each contained their […]


Despite the members of Avatar still being relatively young, the Gothenburg, Sweden based metal outfit has been plying their unique wares in the world of music for over twenty years now. What may be potentially even more surprising is the fact that Avatar have continuously evolved record-to-record in the same vein as some of the […]

IRON MAIDEN at the PNC Pavilion, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA on 22/7/19

  Iron Maiden continue to prove that if “Father Time” is actually knocking on their proverbial metal doors, the band must be opening up that doorway and having Eddie beat the ever-living crap out of him time and time again. The band continued the current U.S. leg of their Legacy of the Beast tour at […]

Foals, House of Blues Boston 19/4/19

Foals – House of Blues – Boston, Massachusetts (United States) – April 19, 2019 Foals are one of the most beloved rock bands throughout Europe. However, like many of their British counterparts, Foals level of overseas success hasn’t quite translated to the U.S. market. Whether or not Foals ends up being one of the few […]

Hatebreed at the College Street Music Hall, New Haven, CT (United States) on 20/4/19

Hatebreed – College Street Music Hall – New Haven, CT (United States) – April 20, 2019 Hatebreed brought the first leg of their 25th anniversary tour to an epic conclusion this past weekend as they celebrated the occasion with thousands of their hometown Connecticut fans at the College Street Music Hall in downtown New Haven. […]

Tesla at The House of Blues, Boston, MA (United States) 16/4/19

Sacramento, California rockers Tesla pulled their tour bus up to the House of Blues this past Tuesday for the purpose of unleashing the same type of high energy, blues based rock and roll performance on Boston that served as the precipice behind the band’s initial rise to fame. Although Tesla has sold over fifteen million […]

KISS at TD Garden – Boston, Massachusetts (United States) on 26/3/19

KISS – TD Garden – Boston, Massachusetts (United States) – March 26, 2019 It’s almost hard not to muster a chuckle or two while contemplating whether or not Kiss’s current End of the Road World Tour will undoubtedly be the rock icon’s swan song in terms of live performance. This skepticism is rooted primarily in […]

All That Remains at the Palladium, Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) on 2/3/19

All That Remains – The Palladium – Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) – March 2, 2019 This past weekend All That Remains delivered an impassioned performance at the Worcester Palladium that assured their legion of fans that the Springfield, Massachusetts metal-core outfit are here to stay despite the recent tragedy within their own ranks. Just beginning to […]

DISTURBED at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT (United States)

Disturbed – Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, Connecticut (United States) – February 23. 2018 There are probably three arena-level rock bands in the U.S. today that seem to inspire as much loyalty from their fervid fan bases as they do vitriol from their legion of haters. These are the butt of everyone’s rock jokes for […]

Dorothy at the Paradise Rock Club, Boston, Massachusetts (USA) on 2/15/19

Dorothy – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, Massachusetts (United States) – February 15, 2019 It would be far too easy to categorize Dorothy as yet another throw back 70’s band trying to live off the music of such revered acts as Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane and Fleetwood Mac. This would certainly be a simple narrative […]

SEVENDUST at The House of Blues, Boston Massachusetts, 14/2/19

We sent Robert Forte along to photograph and review SEVENDUST at The House Of Blues in Boston Massachusetts, USA the other night to get the scoop on what to expect when they come to Australia in April. Dates at the bottom of this piece. SEVENDUST AUSTRALIA & NZ TOUR 2019 – TICKETS – www.mjrpresents.com Sevendust […]

SOULFLY at the Brighton Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts on 2/10/2019

Max Cavalera – Soulfly – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA (United States) – 2/1/2019 Max Cavalera and Soulfly continue to prove to both fans and critics alike that he and the band are still more than capable of creating earth shattering heavy music that rivals anything being put out today. Whether you want to […]

FEVER 333 at the Tsongas Center, Lowell, Massachusetts on 1/2/19

Fever 333 – Tsongas Center – Lowell, Massachusetts (United States) – February 1, 2019 Any headlining act opting to bring Fever 333 on tour might be doing so, in part, as a measure to ensure that they never take a night off themselves.   The Southern California trio deliver a ferocious sonic bludgeoning in a live […]

Ghost at the Wang Theatre, Boston, MA 14/12/18

    Ghost / Wang Theatre – Boston, MA (USA) – 14/12/2018 As 2018 comes to a close the band Ghost, hailing from the south eastern enclave of Linkoping, Sweden, continue to ride a high few acts in the worlds of hard rock and heavy metal can lay claim to. Tobias Forge, aka Cardinal Copia, […]

SLAYER at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, NH USA 26/7/18

Slayer – Bank of New Pavilion – Gilford, NH – USA Nearly four decades into their existence, Slayer are still playing to as many sold out crowds as they ever did back in the golden age of thrash and speed metal in the 1980’s. The heavy metal community worldwide should consider themselves lucky that classic thrash […]

ROYAL BLOOD at the Fillmore, Charlotte, NC on 14/6/18

According to the concert tracking and ticketing website Songkick, British rock duo Royal Blood travelled over 236,000 miles over the course of two and a half years, basically performing the same ten songs from their self-titled record to legions of adoring fans spanning the globe. By the end of Royal Blood’s initial tour cycle in […]

ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT at The International, Knoxville, Tennessee 8/6/18

This past Friday Anthrax and Testament took some time off from supporting Slayer on the thrash legend’s final world tour to deliver a night of sweat, speed and metal their stable of Knoxville, Tennessee area devotees will likely remember for decades to come.  Although the night ultimately provided a platform to celebrate all things metal, […]

GHOST at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Asheville, NC on 22/5/18

Scandinavian metal icons Ghost have been rocketing toward superstardom since rising from the darkness of their hometown of Linköping, Sweden back over a decade ago. Ghost deftly combines the bombast and spectacle of 1980’s era arena legends such as Iron Maiden, the shock and horror of fellow Norseman King Diamond as well as the mystery, […]

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