Category Archives: Review

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...

DVD Review: The Rolling Stones – From The Vault: No Security – San Jose 1999

It is always impressive when a band films the final nights of a tour. There is no margin for error. If you get a mic squeak, flubbed note, lyric wrong, or anything else there and you can’t go back...

DVD Review: Tommy Shaw and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra – Sing for the Day

In the 2016 Styx performed with Cleveland’s Contemporary Youth Orchestra and that brilliant performance was captures on the film One with Everything: Styx and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra.  The CYO is no stranger to working with rock musicians and...

DVD: Scream for Me Sarajevo

We have all be bummed when our favorite band announces a tour and skips our town. Imagine if the whole world skipped your town.  From 1992 to 1995, while we in the Western Hemisphere were worried about the invasion...

Slayer – KeyBank Pavilion – 6/9/2018

By Frank Harrington. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Why did the farmer start a thrash metal band? He was tired of Hall & Oates (say it like haulin’ oats for comedic effect and a credit to comedian Neil Hamburger...