Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Hollywood Undead, Rise Against and Friends at the KINK! Musical Festival

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  There’s something about a festival that makes life seem complete. At the Kink Music Festival, there was a certain community aspect. Regardless of who you ran into, you instantly knew you shared a bare minimum of two things: a love of rock music, and the will to enjoy it for 12 hours straight. Thousands […]

Theory of a Deadman w/ Pop Evil, Aranda & Artifas

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After covering concerts for a year and a half in Orlando, it’s a pretty big surprise that I haven’t found my way to the Beacham yet. Located in the heart of downtown, the Beacham is the best place to catch a show without having to go to Theme Park Land. If I was going to […]

Busby Death Chair: Guaranteed to Ruin Your Day


Tradition is important, some choose to carry a flame of tradition by copying what their mentors or idols have done in the past, while others decide to take what they have learned and make some tweaks to things. Busby Death Chair took what they liked, took what the learned, they added some barley and hops […]

Adults of the Korn

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  I love going to themed shows – shows motivated by anything other than “Come check out our new Album!” Korn came to Orlando’s Hard Rock on Thursday with a mission: to reward their day one fans by playing their debut album, Korn, in its entirety. This tour was a special one for Korn – […]

Yes, There are Ghost(s) in Ybor City


On Sunday night in Tampa, Ghost, (formerly known as Ghost B.C. in the US), performed at the Ritz in historic Ybor City during the North American and European “Black to the Future” Tour. It was the perfect collaboration of venue and artist, as The Ritz has a gothic mystique all its own and has been […]

St. Pete Psychic Warfare with Clutch

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Clutch, Corrosion of Conformity, The Shrine – Jannus Live, October 4th, 2015 Psychic Warfare is real … Clutch and Corrosion of Conformity (C.O.C) brought the hard rocking grooves to Jannus Live in St Pete Sunday night on what was just the second date of the first run of shows for Clutch since releasing their latest […]

Nothing More Breaks Out

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  Nothing More played in front of a packed house at the State Theatre in Saint Petersburg during its Monster Energy Outbreak Tour stop on Wednesday night. Rocket Sports and Entertainment, specifically this author, has been following Nothing More since their sparsely attended appearance at Rockville in Jacksonville in 2013. That first show was unforgettable […]

City Walkin’ with Three Days Grace

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The Hard Rock Live inside of Universal’s City Walk opened its doors to a double-header of hard rockers on Friday night as We Are Harlot and Three Days Grace showed a glimpse of the genre’s past, present, and future.  What You Need to Know Three Days Grace parted ways with acclaimed frontman Adam Gontier back […]

Anthrax and Motorhead in Mickeyland

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Motorhead, Anthrax and Crobot each brought their own brand of moshing to Mickeyland at the House of Blues in Orlando on Friday night. Over 2,000 people packed the sold out venue and stood shoulder to shoulder, unless they were smashing shoulders, as the pit was straight outta old school. Crobot started the show at 8 […]

Summer Nights in Tampa Bay With Van Halen

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  Van Halen at the Mid Florida Credit Union Amp Some concerts are concerts, some concerts are shows, and then some concerts are events. But Sunday’s performance by Van Halen at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, (“MFCUA”), in Tampa was a combination of all three, and I think that many in attendance that Sunday night, […]