Articles By: Randy Cook

Tom Keifer, L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat are Bringing The Sonic Slam 2022 Tour To Florida

Tom Keifer is fired up to tour for 2022 and he’s bringing along some veteran bands to provide support. L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat will join the #keiferband when they hit Florida this weekend starting in Melbourne on Friday, then Ormond Beach on Saturday night then hitting Fort Myers Sunday night for what they’ve dubbed the “Sonic Slam” […]

Pour Some Shout at the Devil on Me

The Stadium Tour Review from a Fan in the Stands by Randy Cook Never in my life had it taken three years from the date of a concert announcement for the day of the show to finally arrive but that is where I find myself this July 8th morning. The “Stadium Tour” featuring co-headliners Def […]

Purple Gurl Reigns and Surprises Many At The Saint Petersburg Pier

On June 25th, 2022 after the ST. Pete Pride Parade of 2022, My friend Brian and I happened back to the St. Pete Pier where we saw the concert the night before and discovered more bands were playing this evening. We headed to the stage area as the local, all female Purple Gurl was announced and they immediately started […]

ST. Petersburg Thrives With Pride

After a fantastic Friday night of music and art in St. Petersburg, thousands once again hit the streets for the annual Pride Parade and Randy Cook was out there capturing images of the attendees and the events.

Todrick Hall and Pussy Riot Headline an Amazing Night of St. Pete Pride

By Brian Craig & Randy Cook Florida’s largest LGBTQ+ Pride celebration in St. Petersburg, FL is back and bigger than ever for the 20th anniversary of St. Pete Pride Month. Prior to the world shutting down for the COVID pandemic, the last iteration of this event’s parade drew over 265K attendees. This year’s celebration is sure […]

Head Banging on the High Seas on the Monsters Of Rock Cruise (MORC)

After returning home from the Monsters of Rock Cruise (MoRC) on February 14th, I had spent a solid four and a half days after work organizing my photos into a daily chronological order. I was able to post a photo gallery of my favorite shots from each day as a daily best of before leaving […]

Getting Jinjer With It At Jannus Live

We metalheads were in for quite the treat on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 as the Ukrainian metalcore band Jinjer took over Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, FL. I was so excited when this show got announced that I bought my ticket the day they went on sale, as I was certain there was no way […]

30 Years Of Slave To The Grind With Sebastian Bach In Orlando

On Sunday, November 7th, 2021, Sebastian Bach brought his Slave to the Grind 30th Anniversary tour to Hard Rock Live in Orlando Florida. This tour is a celebration of the iconic sophomore Skid Row release where Sebastian was their lead singer at the time. Opening the show were the hard rockers Kaleido, based out of […]

The Dead Daisies In Full Bloom at Jannus Live

The Dead Daisies brought their ‘Like No Other – US Tour 2021’ to Janus Live in St. Petersburg, FL on Saturday, September 25thin support of their latest studio release ‘Holy Ground’ from earlier this year.  Also on the bill was The Black Moods and metal comedian extraordinaire Don Jamieson. I had purposefully gone into this […]

Judas Priest Celebrates its 50th at “Warlando” in Orlando

The Warlando Metal Festival featuring the legendary Judas Priest as the headliner thundered into the Orlando Amphitheater on Saturday, September 11th, 2021. With a stacked lineup that would make any metal head quiver with anticipation, I was giddy once I found out I was headed to cover the festival. Judas Priest was touring in support […]