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Rockfest Kansas City 05-14-2016

Rockfest 2016 Kansas City, Missouri Liberty Memorial Park May 14th, 2016 Disturbed, Ghost, Seether, Drowning Pool, Escape the Fate, Hellyeah, Like A Storm, Jackyl, Pop Evil, Red Sun Rising, Saint Asonia, Sevendust, Sixx:A.M., Trivium, The Veer Union

RockFest was unexpected in many ways. I didn’t know what we would find there, but I was surprised […]

Ghost: Popestar Tour 10-05-2016

Ghost Popestar Tour 2016 October 5th, 2016 Paramount Theater Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Tonight’s show would be my 4th time seeing Ghost live, my 3rd so far this year. Whether a headlining gig, or a shorter festival set, Ghost had yet to disappoint me with their live show. I had no doubt that tonight’s set would […]

Audiotopsy 09-29-2016

Audiotopsy September 29th, 2016 Shamrock’s Pub & Grill Omaha, Nebraska

For those of you who aren’t away, let’s give you some background on the band. Audiotopsy are an American alternative metal supergroup, consisting of Skrape lead vocalist Billy Keeton, former Mudvayne/Hellyeah guitarist Greg Tribbett, former Mudvayne bass player Perry Stern, and former Mudvayne drummer Matthew […]

Dope, Flaw, Motograter: 09-22-2016

Dope, Flaw, Motograter The Reunion Tour September 22nd, 2016 Sokol Underground Omaha, Nebraska

Dope’s Reunion tour was more than just a few bands getting back together after a few years apart. It was the return of the bands who’s music had helped introduce so many of us to the genre that would shape our lives […]

KORN, Breaking Benjamin, Silver Snakes: 09-25-2016

Korn Breaking Benjamin Silver Snakes The Nocturnal Underground Tour September 25th, 2016 Baxter Arena Omaha, Nebraska

Sometimes it takes a rock concert to remind you how amazing your life is and how lucky you really are. For me, that rock concert would be The Nocturnal Underground Tour’s stop in Omaha. Tonight’s show would be 13th […]

PIG, En Esch: American Excess Tour 09-25-2016

<PIG> En Esch September 25th, 2016 American Excess Tour 2016 Sokol Underground Omaha, Nebraska

Raymond Watts finally returns to Omaha. Watts, the founding and sole member of the post-industrial music project PIG, had taken an extended hiatus after his departure from KMFDM almost a decade ago, leaving many of us wondered if PIG would ever […]

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 […]