Shinedown has been making their rounds through the United States. Touring earlier in the year with Three Day’s Grace and POD landed them a full house in Madison, Wisconsin even after the departure of Three Day’s Grace frontman Adam Gontier. British rock powerhouse, Bush, join them for a short stint before the chaos of summer [...]
After being briefley dethroned as modern day punk kings, Green Day has finally made their way back into the spotlight, this time in a more positive fashion. Having to postpone many tour dates due to troubles with vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong the band was facing some tough times, but after a few weeks off everything [...]
It’s getting harder and harder for bands in the heavy-alternative and metal-core genres to break through and be successful. What does it really take to be a top dog in this industry?
Lots of bands put out greatest hits and live albums in between major releases to spice up their sales before the start of a new album. Most of the time these end up being poorly done re-releases of the band’s best songs with little to no new material. This actually gets kind of annoying with [...]
Music photographers know all about pit bags and non-pit bags. In fact, illuminoise. even touched on the topic a bit in our review of the Vanguard Quovio 41. Some bags are just too big for active pit use and illuminoise. came to the conclusion, as do many other music photographers, that backpacks are not approved for pit [...]
The 2012 fall season at The Rave in Milwaukee is playing host to some very popular and crowd drawing rap artists. Dotting this October weekend was ASAP Rocky and a few friends he brought along to get the crowd going before his big debut in Milwaukee.
Instrumental guitar virtuoso Steve Vai stormed The Pabst Theater in Milwaukee late in the month for yet another fantastic performance dotting the fall season in the Midwest. Supported by singer/songwriter Beverly McClellan and here eye-popping blues rooted vocals, the Milwaukee crowd was witness to two great musicians in one historic venue.
10 Years has been busy in the past few months. They’ve release a new CD to generally positive reviews and have set out on a tour to compliment it. Minus The Machine, the 2012 follow up to Feeding the Wolves, has had some success since it’s release in August, though it did not manage to beat previous chart [...]
Milwaukee has become somewhat of a second home to country musician Phil Vassar. Returning time after time to what seems to be one of his favorite places to perform, Phil Vassar has created a special crowd in the Milwaukee area. And those special fans have returned to Phil time after time, fueling this very cozy [...]
2012 has boasted some pretty large festivals and tour collaborations, but the coming together of rock super groups KISS and Mötley Crüe is one of the biggest yet. Marketed as simply “The Tour”, KISS and Mötley Crüe draw curiosity with just the tour name itself, not to mention their own household names. And a tour on such a [...]