Periphery blast Milwaukee with ‘Periphery III: Select Difficulty’

In a visit by one of the more progressive rock acts leading the genre, Periphery left a piece of the Periphery III: Select Difficulty in Milwaukee. A city known for its rock and metal roots, Periphery fans lined the halls of the vintage Turner Hall Ballroom for an explosive display of the best Periphery has.

Slipknot crush sixth Rock USA

Rock USA roared into its sixth year, Slipknot headlining the mid-July Friday night show. Ditching classic rock for this 3-day run, Rock USA recruited Slipknot, Disturbed, Alice in Chains, Five Finger Death Punch, and Shinedown for this go round.

Korn celebrates 21 years with debut album in Milwaukee

In a year of anniversaries, celebrations, and final tours, Korn adds themselves to the list reaching 21 years since the release of the self-titled debut Korn in 1994. The success of the original 20th anniversary shows prompted a quick October tour where fans got a full rundown of the entirety of Korn as well as a wider […]

Mastodon & Clutch shell out roaring Milwaukee performance

Two familiar names in the progressive-rock arena returned to the Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee. Mastodon and Clutch, a distinctive match for a co-headlining tour, are best known for their edgier take on rock and high intensity live performances.

A Sold-Out Northern Invasion shakes the Midwest

The ‘World’s Loudest Month’ music festival series is expanding to the upper Midwest with the inaugural and now annual ‘Northern Invasion’. Out of Somerset, Wisconsin, only a stones throw from Twin Cities, ‘Northern Invasion’ put the ‘World’s Loudest Month’ festival series on the map for a part of the country that was missing out on […]

August Burns Red rattles Milwaukee’s Eagles Club

Metalcore powerhouse and Milwaukee favorite, August Burns Red, returned to The Rave/Eagles Club breaking a bit of a dry spell for the genre in the area.

Slipknot, Korn slam Madison with “Prepare for Hell” tour

The boys from Iowa made a deafening return to Wisconsin over the weekend, their latest visit since 2012’s Knotfest in Somerset, WI. Beginning the current tour with the second round of Knotfest, this time in San Bernardino, CA, Slipknot will complete a multi-leg tour spanning the globe until early March 2015.

Black Label Society storm the Eagles Club, Milwaukee

Returning to Milwaukee hot off his stint with the Hendrix Experience tour, Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society revved up the Eagles Club for what is expected to be a destructive year in heavy metal music.

Restoring Force – Of Mice & Men

Restoring Force signals another direction of Of Mice & Men. Vastly different from their self titled album and more recently The Flood, Of Mice & Men have attached their signature screams with something borrowed from some of the more atmospheric indie bands on the other side of the music spectrum. “Public Service Announcement” opens strong […]

Gigantour battles tough crowd in Chicago

With the plethora of tours and massive festivals this summer, there’s little shortage of musical entertainment. If you’re into metal, of course there’s Gigantour, Megadeth’s seemingly annual summer tour boasting bands they’ve handpicked with themselves headlining. But this year it seems like they’ve run into some issues. The problem isn’t the bill, it’s the fans.

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