Tag Archives: Altar Bar

Episode 305: Johannes Eckerström from Avatar and Madame Mayhem

In Episode 305 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we talk to Avatar vocalist Johannes Eckerström about their current US tour, Playing the Worlds Loudest Month Festivals and their new album Feathers & Flesh.  We are also joined by...

Avatar – Altar Bar – 5/8/2016

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with the circus sideshow that is Avatar.  Avatar, hailing from Gothenburg, Sweden is arguably one of the most entertaining bands to grace that stage at Altar Bar and they put on...

Metal Church – Altar Bar – 3/29/2016

  When Metal Church announced that they were reuniting with Mike Howe for a new album and tour fans of the legendary band were ecstatic and they came out in full force on March 29th to Pittsburgh’s Altar Bar...

Episode 301: Metal Church’s Mike Howe

In episode 301 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we talk to returning Metal Church vocalist Mike Howe.  Mike talks to us about his return to Metal Church, the new album – XI (available March 25th), and the upcoming tour...

Episode 292: Scott Stapp

In Episode 292 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we talk to Creed front-man and solo artist Scott Stapp. Scott is set to embark on a tour of the Eastern and Central United States in early-2016.  Scott talks to...

Episode 290: Levi Benton of Miss May I

In Episode 290 of the Iron City Rocks Podcast we talk to Levi Benton from Miss May I.  Levi talks to us about their current tour with Parkway Drive, Thy Art is Murder and In Hearts Wake, as well...

Amaranthe and Butcher Babies – Altar Bar – 11/10/2015

Photos and Review by Sean Benedict       The Massive Collision Tour featuring Amaranthe, Butcher Babies and Lullwater collided with Pittsburgh’s Altar Bar and delivered a diverse evening of great music to all who attended.  Opening the show...

The Darkness – Altar Bar – 10/24/2015

Photos and Review by Sean Benedict –    The Darkness blasted into the Altar Bar this past weekend on the Blast of our Kind tour and headlined an evening of some great rock-n-roll in front of a near capacity...

Episode 287: Jerry Only of the Misfits and Danny Blu of Echo Black

In Episode 287 we start off with an interview with the legendary Jerry Only from the Misfits.  Jerry talks to us about their current tour, the classic album Static Age and what having his son join the band.  The...

The Darkness’ Frankie Poullain

Thank you Frankie for taking the time to speak with us today. Whatever, just get on with it ….(just kidding!) The Darkness collectively has always followed in the British Glam tradition of bands like Sweet, Slade and Mott the...