Category Archives: Review

DVD Review: Journey – Live In Japan 2017: Escape + Frontiers

The Budokan has been the site of many historic performances in Rock.  Deep Purple’s Made in Japan, Cheep Trick’s At Budokan, Ozzy Osbourne, Eric Clapton, the Doobie Brothers and the list of legendary performances goes on for miles.  On...

DVD Review: Foreigner – Live at the Rainbow ’78

I’m probably not alone in saying that the only time I have seen Foreigner live is with the more current lineup with Kelly Hansen. My only experience with Lou Gramm live is watching the band’s DVD All Access Tonight...

America – Byham Theatre – 2/21/2019

By Frank Harrington Photos: Steve Kalinsky shootstothrill.com The Pittsburgh Cultural District was buzzing with excitement for days but nothing could prepare the audience for two celebrity sightings in one night under one roof. Legendary 70’s rockers America who are...

Album Review: The Neal Morse Band – The Great Adventure

The Neal Morse Band is back with another massive concept record spanning two discs similar to that of 2016’s “The Similitude Of  A Dream”. The last line of lyric in that record was “Let the great adventure now begin”...

DVD Review: The Rolling Stones – Voodoo Lounge Uncut

The Rolling Stones’ Voodoo Lounge tour took them to  at Miami’s Joe Robbie Stadium on November 25, 1994 just one day after Thanksgiving.  The lights go dark, the house music stops and you hear “Ladies and gentleman, Whoopi Goldberg!” ...

DVD Review: Steven Wilson’s Home Invasion: In Concert At The Royal Albert Hall

I’ve been to live concerts as well as watching convert films across almost ever genre of music I can think of. I can’t think of anyone I’ve seen play a wah pedal with their hand. Steven Wilson’s new release...

Album Review: Greta Van Fleet – Anthem Of The Peaceful Army

It isn’t often a band draws the type of hype that Greta Van Fleet has generated over the last two years. Vocalist Joshua Kiszka, his brother and guitarist Jacob Kiszka, his brother and bassist Samuel Kiszka along with drummer...

Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin – KeyBank Pavilion – 8/14/18

Five Finger Death Punch: Opening the show with riff heavy song “Lift Me Up”, the crowd was ready to do a lot of singing and chanting along with front-man Ivan Moody. The band played in front of a giant...

CD Review: Allman Brothers Band – Fillmore East, February 1970

If you had a chance to see The Allman Brothers Band in 1970 opening for the Grateful Dead, chances are your memory of the show might be a little cloudy to say the least. Playing three nights at the...

Smashing Pumpkins with Metric – PPG Paints Arena – 8/4/2018

By Dave Kasiorek ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Lights. Camera. Smashing Pumpkins. The show put on by the Smashing Pumpkins at PPG Paints Arena on August 4th was one of theatrics, precision, and finesse. 30 years into their musical...