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When Legends Rise Tour: Godsmack, Volbeat, Stitched Up Heart 4/23/19

When Legends Rise Tour April 23rd, 2019 Godsmack, Volbeat, Stitched Up Heart Baxter Arena Omaha, Nebraska

Spring Invasion Tour: Motionless In White, Atreyu, Wilson 4/22/19

Spring Invasion Tour April 22nd, 2019 Motionless In White, Atreyu, Wilson Bourbon Theater Lincoln, Nebraska

How can you not have an incredible concert experience when three of the most energetic bands currently touring join forces for one phenomenal tour? Since their formation in 2010, Wilson have taken a grassroots approach to broadening their fan base […]

Ice Nine Kills, Afterlife, HAWK (This or the Apocalypse) 04/05/2019

March Into Madness Tour (off date) Ice Nine Kills, Afterlife, HAWK (This or the Apocalypse) April 5th, 2019 Sokol Underground Omaha, Nebraska SOLD OUT!

There’s no better way to spend a Friday night than with several hundred people sweating their asses off to some of the most brutal, rock, metal, and metalcore music currently touring […]

The Corey Taylor Experience 4/13/19

The Corey Taylor Experience Corey Taylor, The Cherry Bombs April 13th, 2019 Q Casino Dubuque, Iowa

700 miles round trip. Traveling across the entire state of Iowa. Getting lost and finding myself in Wisconsin. It was a long weekend, but well worth the trip to Dubuque, Iowa. I have many fond memories of one of […]

Mt. Joy, Wilderado 03/16/2019

Mt. Joy, Wilderado The Waiting Room Lounge SOLD OUT Omaha, Nebraska March 16th, 2019

Neither Wilderado or Mount Joy are bands that I would normally go out of my way to see. Tonight’s show is proof that I need to step out of my comfort zone when it comes to concerts. Thankfully I did though. […]

It Goes Up Tour, April 11th, 2019

It Goes Up Tour April 11th, 2019 Sokol Auditorium Omaha, Nebraska Tech N9NE, Dax, Krizz Kaliko, ¡Mayday!, and UBI of Ces Cru, and more…

Remaining tour dates;

4.12.19 – Sioux Falls, SD – The District 4.14.19 – Aberdeen, SD – The Dakota Event Center (DEC) 4.16.19 – Billings, MT – The Pub Station 4.17.19 – […]

Crucified Tour: SHIM, Madame Mayhem, The End In Red 03/05/2019

SHIM, Madame Mayhem, The End In Red Crucified Tour March 5th, 2019 Lookout Lounge Omaha, Nebraska

With tonight’s show, we’re just about a month shy of the 12th anniversary of the first time Shimon Moore debut with Sick Puppies in Omaha, Nebraska. When Shim left Sick Puppies in October of 2014, many of us wondered […]

Reneducation Tour: Okilly Dokilly, Playboy Manbaby 02/25/2019

Reneducation Tour Okilly Dokilly, Playboy Manbaby February 25th, 2019 The Lookout Lounge Omaha, Nebraska

It’s taken me a few weeks to finish this review. Honestly, I wasn’t sure how to even approach it. While both Okilly Dokilly, and Playboy Manbaby could be considered “parody” bands, each of these groups takes their music and stage shows […]

Madness and Mayhem Tour: Mushroomhead, Hellzapoppin, VentanA 02/19/2019

Madness and Mayhem Tour February 19th, 2019 Mushroomhead, Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow, VentanA The Waiting Room Lounge Omaha, Nebraska

This is what a metal show should be all about. It didn’t matter that there was nearly a foot of snow on the ground, or that it was a Tuesday night. Omaha was ready to rock. I’d […]

OZZFEST 2018 New Year’s Eve Spectacular Recap

It was the place to be, and a helluva way to ring in the New Year–a mind-blowing extravaganza with the titans of heavy music delivering one spectacular set after another, complete with massive eye-popping productions. The first-ever OZZFEST New Year’s Eve celebration (Monday, December 31) at The Forum in Los Angeles was all this and […]

Top 10 Concerts of 2018

2018 was a great year for live music. From intimate shows, to massive arena tours, this past year found me witnessing truly amazing performances. Some of these shows were the first time I’ve seen the bands live. Other were the 12th, 13th, even the 14th time. Regardless, each was a historic performance. I’ve included the […]

Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Bad Wolves, From Ashes to New: November 21st, 2018

Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Bad Wolves, From Ashes to New November 21st, 2018 Pinnacle Bank Arena Lincoln, Nebraska

I’ve been going to concerts for a very long time. I’ve seen hundreds of bands, and thousands of live performances. Shows like this though remind me of why I am, like so many others, addicted […]

The Disease Tour: Beartooth, Knocked Loose, Sylar 11/13/18

Beartooth, Knocked Loose, Sylar The Disease Tour November 13th, 2018 Sokol Auditorium Omaha, Nebraska

Mountain Man, The Dead Tongues 11/2/2018

Mountain Man The Dead Tongues Look At Me Don’t Look At Me Tour November 2nd, 2018 The Waiting Room Lounge Omaha, Nebraska

Sometimes, when we least expect it, we stumble upon amazing music. For me, that was the case with tonight’s show. A chilly November night found us at The Waiting Room for a concert […]

Ghost: A Pale Tour Named Death 11/06/2018

Ghost A Pale Tour Names Death November 6th, 2018 Orpheum Theater Omaha, Nebraska

What an absolutely delicious set. Tonight would mark my 5th time seeing Ghost since the band’s Omaha debut during the 2013 Hail to the King tour with Avenged Sevenfold and Deftones. Talking to other fans, I was in the minority though. One […]