Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Happy Birthday to Us! 3 Years Hollow, Islander, Gemini Syndrome, and Nonpoint at the State Theatre in St. Pete

(photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

3 Years Hollow, Islander, Gemini Syndrome, and Nonpoint performed at the State Theatre in St. Pete on November 12, 2014 and provided the bang for your buck that their fans expected. 3 Years Hollow took the dimly-lit stage at 8:30 and got the crowd primed for the show by playing a solid set of their […]

Primus Sucks!

(photo by Frank Colucci)

Primus & The Chocolate Factory with The Fungi Ensemble – November 9th Hard Rock, Orlando FL and November 12th Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater FL. Take a journey into the minds of Les Claypool, Larry “Ler” LaLond and Tim “Herb” Alexander and their take on the 1971 soundtrack to everybody’s favorite movie about candy, Willy Wonka […]

Matisyahu Rocks the Blues

Matisyahu (photo Will Ogburn)

Matisyahu Rocks the Blues.   The House of Blues in Orlando that is.   On Tuesday October 11, Matisyahu and friends stopped in Orlando to say hello to Mickey and to play in front of friends and his musical family.   Walking in to the House of Blues for the first time, the venue really […]

A Judas Priest and a Steel Panther

Judas Priest frontman ROB HALFORD (photo TRAVIS FAILEY / RSEN)

  A Priest and a Panther walk into a bar and blow everyone’s doors off.  Judas Priest and Steel Panther performed on Wednesday night at the Hard Rock Cafe in Orlando and it was a memorable night for many in attendance, including myself.  This wasn’t my first time seeing Judas Priest or Steel Panther, but it […]

The New Monsters Rock Orlando

ZOLTAN BATHORY - FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, VOLBEAT, NOTHING MORE AND HELL YEAH ROCKED CFE ARENA IN ORLANDO

PROSPECTING FOR GOLD: 2010 AND BEYOND

Chester Bennington - LINKIN PARK (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

JJ Jackson Says: Back in the 1990s, when my voice was falsetto and my face was naked, I promised myself I wouldn’t be that guy. You know what guy I am talking about. The guy that swears the music from his time was superior to all others, especially in comparison to modern music. I remember […]

Eyes Set To Kill & Scare Don’t Fear = A Surprise at the State

ALEXIA RODRIGUEZ (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

    Scare Don’t Fear and Eyes Set to Kill have been making their way across the country on the Little Liar Tour and on Saturday night, they made their way to the State Theatre in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Initially, I wasn’t sure about covering these two bands because I hadn’t heard much from them […]

Rockstar Energy Drink: Uproar Festival 2014

CHACHI RIOT - POP EVIL (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

    The 2014 version of the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Tour stormed into the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater in Tampa on Saturday. This year’s tour consisted of up and coming bands like Sons of Revelry and established hitmakers in Godsmack and Seether. The festival stage promptly opened at 2:25pm with the “Battle of the […]

A Wall of Sound and Nails

Trent Reznor NINE INCH NAILS (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

Coheadliners Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails & Chris Cornell and Soundgarden rock in Tampa one for the ages

Carnivores Rock A Diamond

Chester Bennington - LINKIN PARK (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

    The Carnivores Tour:  A show for all ages came to Legends/George A. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.  Three well known and very successful bands,  A Fire Inside (“AFI”), 30 Seconds To Mars and Linkin Park provided their fans with a memorable performance under the sun, moon and stars  on a field known more for Hall […]