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SnoCore Tour; Army of Anyone, HURT, Dropping Daylight 01/21/2007

Saturday January 21, 2007 La Zona Rosa Second night of SnoCore ‘07 Dropping Daylight, HURT, Army of Anyone Review by Micah Hargrave

As usual, we arrived early to assure front row access, only to find that we could have waited an hour longer, foregone the thirty degree temperatures and rain outside, and walked right to […]

Darkhorse Tour 2010; Nickelback, Breaking Benjamin, Shinedown, Sick Puppies 05/25/2010

Darkhorse Tour May 25th, 2010 Nickelback, Breaking Benjamin, Shinedown, Sick Puppies Century Link Center Omaha, Nebraska

With four bands playing the tour, the show started with the band from Down Under; Sick Puppies. As the lights went down on Nickelback’s main video screen, the album-cover from Tri-Polar came across. During their performance, Sick Puppies mentioned […]

No Sun / No Moon Tour; November 2nd, 2017

No Sun / No Moon Tour November 2nd, 2017 The Slowdown Omaha, Nebraska The Devil Wears Prada, Veil of Maya, Silent Planet, Thousand Below

Omaha loves its metal shows, even on a Thursday night. The Omaha music scene doesn’t get a steady injection of heavy metal very often, so it’s always a must to check […]

Marilyn Manson 04-28-1999

Marilyn Manson Nashville Pussy Rock Is Dead Tour April 28th, 1999 Five Seasons Center Cedar Rapids, Iowa

‘When Marilyn Manson discovered someone had placed a large smiley face on the front of the pulpit used for “Antichrist Superstar”, he became upset and left the stage ending the performance. Riots ensued, leading to arrests. Soon after […]

STARSET 09/15/2017

Starset Vessels Tour 2017 September 15th, 2017 Sioux City, Iowa Anthem at Hard Rock Casino

If tonight’s show was the first time you’ve attended one of Starset’s Demonstrations, you witnessed one of their best performances. Tonight marked my 12th time seeing Starset on stage, and it was without a doubt their best performance. In only […]

Half God Half Devil Tour 08/05/2017 In This Moment, Motionless In White, Vimic, Little Miss Nasty

Half God Half Devil Tour August 5th, 2017 Pinnacle Bank Arena Lincoln, Nebraska In This Moment, Motionless In White, Vimic, Little Miss Nasty

All good things must come to an end, even when we do our best to keep that ending at bay. Tonight’s performance would be the last date of the Half God Half […]

Chevelle, Black Map, Dinosaur Pile Up 7/29/2017

Chevelle, Black Map, Dinosaur Pile Up July 29th, 2017 Sumtur Amphitheater Papillion, Nebraksa

It’s always a great show when Chevelle comes to town, especially when it’s an outdoor concert at an amphitheater. The history I have with Chevelle goes back nearly 15 years and 14 concert performances. Ozzfest 2002 was my first introduction to the […]

Dashboard Confessional, All American Rejects, Social Animals 7/16/17

Dashboard Confessional, after several years of success, still know exactly what reaches out to an audience. That much is clear in the array of ages and backgrounds the crowd came from. I had fully expected the large number of pre-teen girls still fawning over Chris Carrabba, “world’s cutest guy” according to Good Clean Fun. However […]

3Teeth, Plack Blague, Fifi Nono 07/23/2017

Shutdown.exe Tour July 23rd, 2017 The Waiting Room Omaha, Ne 3Teeth, Plack Blague, Fifi Nono

Omaha’s music scene can be very fickle. July was a hot month for the Omaha metro and surrounding areas, with several massive touring passing through. Hellyeah recently sold out their show at The Waiting Room. Iron Maiden and Ghost’s stop […]

Long Way Home Tour: Goo Goo Dolls, Phillip Phillips 07/21/2017

Long Way Home Tour Goo Goo Dolls, Phillip Phillips 07/21/2017 Stir Concert Cove Council Bluffs, Iowa

Not even the 100 degree heat index was able to keep several thousand fans from packing into Harrah’s Stir Concert Cove for the venue’s 3rd straight night of concerts. With remnants of glitter and confetti still lingering around the […]

The Rage & Rapture Tour: Blondie, Garbage, John Doe & Exene 07/19/2017

The Rage & Rapture Tour Stir Concert Cove Council Bluffs, Iowa Blondie, Garbage, John Doe & Exene Cervenka July 19th, 2017

Tonight was the night I’d been waiting for. Not only were Garbage returning to the Omaha Metro Area, but I would finally get the chance to see Blondie too. As an added bonus, Punk […]

In This Moment, Motionless In White, Vimic, Little Miss Nasty 07/12/2017

Half God/Half Devil Tour July 12th, 2017 U.S. Cellular Center Cedar Rapids, Iowa In This Moment, Motionless In White, Vimic, Little Miss Nasty

It’s nothing new to have someone ask me why I would travel so far to a concert. Why wouldn’t I though? Isn’t that was fans do? A 5 hour drive to see […]

Hellyeah, KYNG, Righteous Vedetta: Omaha, Ne 07/07/2017

Unden!able Tour Hellyeah, KYNG, Righteous Vedetta Omaha, Ne The Waiting Room SOLD OUT! 07/07/2017

Hellyeah Setlist: ! (intro) X Demons in the Dirt Sangre por Sangre (Blood for Blood) Moth Cross to Bier (Cradle of Bones) Human Be Unden!able War in Me Say When Love Falls Startariot Grave I Don’t Care Anymore (Phil Collins cover) […]

Lifelines Tour: I Prevail, Startset, Vamps: May 15th, 2017

Lifelines Tour May 15th, 2017 I Prevail, Starset, Vamps Sokol Auditorium Omaha, Nebraska

I didn’t know what I was walking into as I crossed the threshold of Sokol Auditorium, but I had high expectations. Since the first Northern Invasion of 2015, I’ve made it a habit to see at least one of the festival’s bands […]

Northern Invasion 2017

Northern Invasion May 13th, 14th, 2017 Somerset Amphitheatre Somerset, Wisconsin

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 *Sleep Signals, *As Lions, *Dinosaur Pile Up, *Wage Wars, *Rival Sons, Dorothy, *Citizen Zero, *Of Mice & Men, *I Prevail, Volumes, *The Struts, *The Story So Far, Every Time I Die, *The Pretty Reckless, *Sum 41, The Dillinger Escape Plan, *Bush, […]