Milwaukee welcome Alice In Chains on shortened tour

Returning to Milwaukee on their near-month long summer tour, Alice In Chains spiced up the persistently lacking Rave/Eagles Ballroom lineup. August seems to be a turning point for many indoor venues fighting for talent during the summer months and Alice In Chains helped return the Eagles Ballroom to the powerhouse of rock they are during […]

A regrouped Van Halen electrify Chicago with summer tour

2015 marks the return of a full fledged Van Halen tour. Launching the two-leg run spanning the States and Canada, Van Halen regroups after having cancelled 31 tour dates on their 2012 tour in support of A Different Kind Of Truth. The 2015 North American Tour opened on July 5 and concludes on October 4. 

Judas Priest, Lynryd Skynyrd unmatched by torrential rain

Wisconsin festivals have fared pretty well this year avoiding inclement weather in exchange for cooler temperatures, or in some cases, scalding ones. However, night two of Oshkosh’s Rock USA did not have that privilege, instead experiencing near torrential rains on and off throughout the evening.

Rock USA fires away at 5th year in Oshkosh

Now in its fifth year, Rock USA, the sister festival to the long-running Country USA music festival in Oshkosh, WI, pressed on into 2015 with Alice Cooper and Queensryche beginning a chilly and wet week of classic rock with other headliners Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, and Def Leppard.

Florida Georgia Line accompany Big Bang, kick of Summerfest

The unofficial start of The Big Gig kicked off Tuesday the 23rd with a sold-out performance from the Rolling Stones, but Summerfest went full steam on their opening night with the annual Big Bang fireworks display, ground headliners Magic!, The Dirty Heads, Bastille, Sheryl Crow, and festival amphitheater headliner Florida Georgia Line.

A weekend with My Morning Jacket, Milwaukee

With fresh new May 2015 release The Waterfall and a two day weekend planned for Milwaukee, My Morning Jacket rode a dashing return to a city that never tires of the psychedelic alt-rock outfit lead by Jim James.

Rob Zombie performs for enthralled Milwaukee audience

Due to soon release a sixth and self-described “best album yet”, the intimidating and audacious industrial heavy metal staple Rob Zombie has fired up his Super Monster Sex Action tour to stir up some gleeing diehard fans.

John Mellencamp’s ‘Plain Spoken’ turns to Milwaukee

John Mellencamp has made his rounds to Milwaukee on not so distant tours. The ‘Plain Spoken’ tour following the release of his 2014 Plain Spoken album returned to the Riverside Theater in a near-sold out show that felt nothing less than the rush of good feelings expected with Mellencamp’s timeless singles.

A night with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Pabst Theater

Blossoming from speculation of a solo album post-Oasis break up, Noel Gallagher has delivered once again with not one, but two solo albums with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. Returning to tour supporting the March 2015 LP Chasing Yesterday, Gallagher and his High Flying Birds are making waves with more than just covers of “Champagne Supernova” and […]

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.

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