MGM Music Hall
It’s not the ’90s heyday-era of Bush, but they played the big shed down in Mansfield late last summer and tonight they pulled a good number of people ...
While the saga of bands who dissolved shortly after their heyday only to resurrect themselves a couple of decades later has played out in a variety of ways, Pixies was one of the first of the big alt.rock bands of the ’90s to give it another go. Now deep into the second phase of their reunion ... read more
MGM Music Hall became a cauldron of molten metal the day before millions of turkeys were reduced to bare carcasses, with Swedish Viking metal band Amon Amarth leading the charge. You have to admire a band that can get an audience to mime as though they are powering a ship, and I think that’s ... read more
Not many performers have the vocal range or theatrical flair that King Diamond has, a self-avowed Satanist that (along with Alice Cooper and Kiss) influenced a large forest-full of Scandinavian metal bands to streak their faces with black and white paint. After Mercyful Fate sputtered to an ... read more
When you’ve got fifty years of doing something under your belt, sometimes that wear and tear mileage racks up. This past May the Judas Priest show was canceled just hours before the start time as Rob Halford’s voice was shot, and almost exactly a year ago guitarist Richie Faulkner suffered ... read more
Bands can be a crucial link to a specific time and place for people, the records hitting you at an age when it all made sense and communicated directly to you. I’m a bit older than the audience for The Mars Volta (and also for their precursor, At The Drive-In) but that feeling of “holy ... read more