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Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival: 07-17-2012, Bonner Springs, KS

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival July 17th, 2012 Bonner Springs, Kansas Sandstone Amphitheater Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead, As I Lay Dying, Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandria, Whitechapel, Dirtfedd, Betraying the Martyrs, Upon a Burning Body, I the Breather

Anyone attending the 2012 Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem Festival was expecting a brutal show […]

Slipknot: 11-12-2005, Rockford, Ill

The Subliminal Versus Tour: The Final Volume Rockford, Illinois Rockford Metro Arena November 12, 2005

Setlist: People = Shit Eyeless The Blister Exists Before I Forget Disasterpiece Left Behind Drum Solo Pulse of the Maggots The Heretic Anthem Duality Spit It Out Wait and Bleed (sic) Surfacing

The time had almost reached 9:30pm when the […]

Murderdolls, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie: 10-06-2010, Independence, Mo

Halloween Hootenanny Tour Murderdolls, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie October 6th, 2010 Independence Event Center Independence, Missouri

The arena’s lights were shut off around a quarter of ten. This was all it took for the crowd to errupt into screams. Peircings the enamorous screams were the chords of Sawdust In the Blood. The intro for Educated […]

The Birthday Massacre: 08-21-2010‏, Omaha, Ne

The Birthday Massacre August 21st, 2010 Sokol Underground Omaha, Nebraska The Spectacular Massacre Tour

Figuring out how to start reviews is always a pain. Do I tell you about my short chat with Rhim about The Birthday Massacre going out with Otep? Or the amazing interview we did with Rainbow and Chibi about the […]

Uproar Festival 08-20-2010

Uproar Festival August 20th, 2010 Council Bluffs, Iowa Westfair Amphitheater

Parking was a breeze. Entry was a snap. This festival was running like a finely tuned machine. The vendors were set up at perfect locations and many of the 2nd stage bands were running their own merch booths. Even the autograph sessions with the […]

Hanzel und Gretyl: 03-06-2011, Omaha, Ne

SeXXX U 2 Death Tour March 6th, 2011 Omaha, Nebraska The Waiting Room

Tonight was going to be an amazing show. Local favorites Cursed By Moonlight and Army of In Between prepped the sold out crowd. Actually, close to 350 tickets were sold for tonight’s show, causing a near bursting capacity.

Female fronted Cursed […]

The Smashing Pumpkins: 10-11-2011, Omaha, Ne

October 11th, 2011 Omaha, Nebraska Slowdown The Other Side of the Kaleidyscope Tour SOLD OUT!

Omaha’s newest “it” venue, Slowdown, is not the venue you’d expect to see a band such as The Smashing Pumpkins. Even though the band is at the dusk of the height of their popularity, the 500 capacity venue was […]

Corey Taylor: 11-21-2011, Omaha, Ne

An Evening With Corey Taylor The Waiting Room Lounge November 21st, 2011 SOLD OUT

What a truly amazing concert. Corey “mothering fucking” Taylor had warned us early on in the evening that this wasn’t “going to be like an a evening with Charlie Sheen.” He elaborated by adding, “That was a fucking train wreck.” […]

The Birthday Massacre: 12-19-2011, Omaha, Ne

“Imaginary Monster’s” Tour Sokol Underground Omaha, Nebraska December 19th, 2011

Roughly 150 fans braved to chilly Nebraska winter for the chance to forget their real life problems and party with their Canadian friends; Chibi, Rainbow, Owen, Nate, Rhim and M. Falcore. Even though the show had poor promotion and Sokol Auditorium’s marquee wasn’t changed […]

Puscifer, Carina Round: 03-07-2012

March 7th, 2012 Omaha, Nebraska Omaha Civic Auditorium Conditions Of My Parole Tour

While many of the fans in attendance of tonight’s show were familiar with Carina Round’s inclusion in Puscifer, not many were aware of her original music. Carina dazzled the crowd with her half hour set, back by Matt “Junk” McJunkins on […]

Chevelle: 03-14-2012, Omaha, Ne

Chevelle, Middle Class Rut, Janus Hats Off To the Bull Tour March 14th, 2012 Sokol Auditorium Omaha, Nebraska SOLD OUT

Walking a few blocks from my car to the venue, I saw a Scalper sell two tickets for tonight’s show for 67 dollars a piece. Thus far, every show on Chevelle’s Hats Off to […]

Evanescence: 04-24-2012, Kansas City, Missouri‏

Evanescence Album Tour April 24th, 2012 Midland Theater AMC Kansas City, Missouri

It’s been a rough month and a day trip to Kansas City to see Evanescence was the perfect vacation solution. I’d been hoping for this opportunity since a second leg of the Evanescence Album Tour was announced. I always have such high […]

Marilyn Manson, The Pretty Reckless: 05-08-2012, Des Moines, Iowa

Hey Cruel World … Tour 2012

May 8th, 2012

Des Moines, Iowa

Val Air Ballroom

Sold Out

One never knows what to expect from a Marilyn Manson concert. Tonight’s show marked my 9th time seeing the band live, and each show has proven to be more intense than the previous, even when seeing back […]

In This Moment: 08-06-12, Omaha, Ne

Sokol Underground Omaha, Nebraska Blood Summer Tour August 6th, 2012

It has been just over a year since In This Moment had graced the stage of Sokol Underground and so many of us were eagerly anticipating another brilliant show. The band’s debut in Omaha had happened during Kittie’s Funeral For Yesterday tour with Walls […]

Otep: 08-07-2012, Lincoln, Ne

Otep Destroy to Create Tour Lincoln, Nebraska Knickerbockers August 7th, 2012

Tonight was a special night in Nebraska. Knickersbockers’ was turned into a playground for the misfits, heathens and heretics of Lincoln and the surrounding area. It was a night that we would remember for the rest of our lives. The midwest was in […]