Photos: HELLYEAH – Duluth GA

Hellyeah - at Gwinett Arena, Duluth GA - 11 Oct 2014

**HELLYEAH at Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, GA, with Volbeat and Five Finger Death Punch** Heavy metal supergroup (members from Mudvayne, Nothingface, Pantera) HELLYEAH joined Volbeat and Five Finger Death Punch for a three-way metalfest at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth on Oct 11, in support of their fourth studio release, Blood for Blood […]

Photos: Five Finger Death Punch – Duluth, GA

11 Oct 2014, Duluth GA: Five Finger Death Punch -  Ivan Moody, vocals; Zoltan Bathory, guitars; Jason Hook, guitars; Chris Kael, bass; Jeremy Spencer, drums. At Gwinnett Arena, playing with Hellyeah and Volbeat.

Heavy metal powerhouse Five Finger Death Punch in Duluth, GA, on October 11 Scroll to end for full gallery.  Five Finger Death Punch, known familiarly to their devoted fans as 5FDP, continued their highly anticipated double-headliner tour with Volbeat at Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, GA. With five studio albums, an EP, and assorted singles and […]

Photos: Volbeat at Gwinnett Arena

Michael Poulsen - Volbeat - at Gwinnett Arena, Duluth GA - 11 Oct 2014

Danish metal band Volbeat played the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA, on October 11, in a triple bill with Hellyeah and Five Finger Death Punch Fronted by singer and guitarist Michael Poulsen, the band (Rob Caggiano on lead guitar,  Anders Kjølholm on bass, and Jon Larsen on drums) delivered a raucous set in […]

Photos: Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden – Charlotte NC


Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden on their double-headliner 2014 tour.  

Photos: Emily Kinney – Eddie’s Attic, Decatur GA


Emily Kinney, singer-songwriter who also plays Beth Greene on the AMC TV series “The Walking Dead,” played at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur, GA, on 8/23.

Photos: OneRepublic – Atlanta

OneRepublic - Aaron's Ampitheater at Lakewood - Atlanta, GA, 19 Aug 2014. On the "Native Summer" tour.

Colorado’s own OneRepublic played at Aaron’s Ampitheater (aka Lakewood) in Atlanta for their “Native Summer” tour on August 19.

Photos: Gipsy Kings – Atlanta

The Gipsy Kings - Chastain Park Ampitheater, Atlanta GA - 15 Aug 2014. Photo: Maryelle St. Clare

The Gipsy Kings and their “Spanish flamenco / Romani rhapsody meets salsa funk” style tore down the house at Chastain Park in Atlanta on August 15. Dancing in the aisles was not a figure of speech at this show. It was hard to see the stage sometimes because of the mass of bodies moving to […]

Photos: The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers - at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Alpharetta GA - 25 Jul 2014+

The Avett Brothers played at Verizon Wireless in Alpharetta on May 25 with special guest, the legendary Emmylou Harris, who made a surprise appearance for one song with them on stage.  

Geoff Tate’s Queensryche to change name after farewell tour

File this under not-too-surprising developments: Queensryche (the Geoff Tate one) will change their band name to “Operation: Mindcrime” after their final farewell tour this summer.

Photos: Buckcherry – Duluth GA


Charismatic front man Josh Todd  and fellow Buckcherry band mates (Keith Nelson and Stevie D., guitars; Kelly LeMieux, bass; Xavier Muriel, drums) , brought his animated, physical, and more than slightly NC-17 style to Wild Bill’s in Duluth on May 23, headlining a triple bill with Fozzy and Kickin Valentina.

Photos: Fozzy – Wild Bill’s – Duluth GA


Fozzy, fronted by former wrestling heavyweight champion turned rock star Chris Jericho, appeared at Wild Bill’s in Duluth on 5/23 in a tour to promote their latest album due out on July 22, Do You Wanna Start A War.

Collective Soul to play at Sarah Jones Scholarship Fund benefit

Georgia-born-and-bred Collective Soul will be playing at the Southern Ground Amphitheatre in Fayetteville on Saturday, May 31. This show is to benefit local charities and in particular the Sarah Jones Scholarship Fund. Sarah was the 27-year-old camera assistant who was killed here in Georgia on Feb. 20 while filming a scene for the Gregg Allman […]

Photos: Cher – Philips Arena, Atlanta


Cher at Philips Arena, Atlanta – 12 May 2014 – D2K Tour

Photos: Kickin Valentina – Duluth GA


Neil Young said it best: rock and roll can never die, and Kickin Valentina is doing their best to make sure of that.

Photos: Karmin – Center Stage – Atlanta


Infectious smiles and what seemed like a genuine surprise and appreciation of the reception given to them – it was practically impossible to leave this show feeling down or bored. Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan were in Atlanta in support of their latest release Pulses and performed a variety of songs from that album as […]

UPCOMING: Kickin Valentina, Fozzy, and Buckcherry


Kickin Valentina – one of our favorite up-and-coming Atlanta bands – will be opening for Buckcherry this Friday, 23 May, at Wild Bill’s in Duluth. KV is, to turn a phrase, for those who are ready to ROCK. This four-piece comprised of Heber Pampillon on guitar, Chris Taylor on bass, Jimmy Berdine on drums, and Joe Edwards’s […]

Pearl Jam – Fall 2014 tour dates announced

Pearl Jam - Fall 2014 tour

Pearl Jam will be performing at 10 additional dates around their headlining Austin City Limits gigs this October. ACL runs two weekends (Oct. 3-5 and 10-12), during which they’ll perform one night each weekend and will be at other venues from Cincinnati to Denver on either side of those appearances.  Tickets for general sale on […]

Photos: Christina Perri – “Head or Heart” tour – Atlanta


On a stage backdropped with twinkling fairy lights and before a pristine white mic festooned with flowers, Christina Perri brought her playful combination of smiles, empathetic stories of relationships gone from good to bad, boho tresses, and both wistful ballads and upbeat dance-y pop to Atlanta on April 30.Currently touring in support of her latest […]

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Another @PiggyD. Lighting pretty difficult for RZ-lots of red. Some are easier to normalize than others. — maryelle st. clare (@meowhouse) May 4, 2014   Let’s just call this one “Tongue.” @PiggyD with @RobZombie in Atlanta on 4/28. GREAT show. — maryelle st. clare (@meowhouse) May 3, 2014   Another beautiful & talented […]

Photos: Birdy – Buckhead Theatre, Atlanta

Birdy - at the Buckhead Theatre - Atlanta GA - 30 Apr 2014

**Birdy on an upward trajectory to the sky** Touring in support of her latest release Fire Within, Birdy brings a voice full of a soulful richness that belies her young age. She opened her set playing her first two songs on keys with two guitars backing, but the piano’s clearly audible tones are the star […]

Queensryche settles legal dispute over name


**The Tale of Two Queensryches has come to an end** After a two-year legal dispute, the question about “which Queensryche” gets to use the name has been settled. Geoff Tate, lead vocalist and quintessential front man of the original band out of Bellevue, WA, has after 30+ years lost the right to use the trademark […]

Exclusive: Freddy Scott, the man behind “This Is A Trent Reznor Song”

This Is A Trent Reznor Song

Freddy Scott, creator of “This Is A Trent Reznor Song,” talks admiration, inspiration, imitation, and famous teeth.   Trent Reznor has made a career out of being an innovator, a perfectionist, and a generally recognized-as-musical-genius leader in his field, but even he can be the target of some good-natured ribbing. In the video for “This Is […]

Photos: The Darcys – at The Masquerade, Atlanta


Walking into the show was a little surprising – this was a band who I knew was up for a Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year for Warring, against darlings-of-late Arcade Fire, no less; and yet they were to appear in the smallest of the venue’s three rooms. Well I was still early […]

Photos: Gary Numan – Mercy Lounge, Nashville

Gary Numan - Mercy Lounge, Nashville - 17 Mar 2014

I don’t know how this is going to end I don’t know how this is going to change I don’t know how this is going to feel But everything comes down to this