Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Armored Saint and Wasp Get Ready to Deliver to the Fans in 2022

Iconic heavy metal outfit ARMORED SAINT will return to the stage this Fall as direct support to W.A.S.P.! The journey begins October 29th in Anaheim, California and will wind its way through over two dozen cities, coming to a close December 9th in San Francisco, California. Additional support will be provided by Michael Schenker on select dates […]

Kraken Music Fest to Take Over the Orlando Amphitheater

on FEBRUARY 19, 2022 With Performances By The Used, Less Than Jake, Story Of The Year, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Evergreen Terrace, We’re Wolves, and The Dev Orlando, FL – Kraken Music Fest is returning to Orlando for its biggest and most exciting year to date. Making a splash at The Orlando Amphitheater in Orlando, FL on Saturday, February 19, 2022, […]

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 […]

Feeling Great at the End of the I Feel Good Tour, Pitbull, Iggy Azalea, and DJ Laz Get Steamy in Tampa

Tampa has become synonymous with winning this year, and Pitbull ending his I Feel Good tour with Iggy Azalea and DJ Laz at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater was the trophy presentation for Latin-inspired pop music in 2021. These artists have been largely influential in one form or another, and for Pitbull, this is a way to […]

Gasparilla Music Festival Celebrates Year 10

The Gasparilla Music Festival Presented by Coppertail Brewing celebrated its 10th anniversary last weekend in Downtown Tampa. The festival took place at Citrus Hixon Park and Kiley Gardens. Unlike years past, the festival was held in October instead of the usual March dates. There was also the addition of Friday, making it a 3 day […]

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 […]

REO Speedwagon Continues to Roll With The Changes

REO Speedwagon rolled into town for a near sold out performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall on July 21, 2021. Fans were treated to a night of rocking remembrance as the band touched upon several of their releases and of course played their still to this day radio popular anthemic hits. Surprisingly for as much as […]

Zebra Shows Their Stripes and Their Chops In Largo

The legendary hard rocking power trio Zebra rocked the house with two shows this past weekend, June 5th & 6th, at the Central Park Performing Arts Center in Largo, FL. I do not use the term “legendary” lightly for the simple fact that this band has maintained their original member lineup dating back to 1975. […]