Heart: Rock Hall Three For All Tour- Aug 24 2016

Heart‘s legendary sisters and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, rolled into the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain view, CA on August 24, 2016.  As the center of the band since 1974, Ann & Nancy Wilson haven’t lost anything that made them oh so special then, and all these years later.  They bring their well-known ferocity, huge vocals and distinct guitar playing to the stage each and every time.  These ladies have proved that they are still true rock goddesses! The Rock [...]

The Best Jazz Festival hits New Orleans

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival   Story and Photos By: Paul Piazza There aren't many festivals that are comparible to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. This daytime event, which has been in existence since 1970, has 12 stages of continuous music. It happens annually during the last two weekends of April at the Fair Grounds Race Course, a 145 acre race track in New Orleans. This year was unique however, as weekend one began on the eve of the festival [...]

FILTER MAKES AMERICA HATE AGAIN

By: MAYA ELIAHOU In an uninhibited performance of raw, unprocessed sound, industrial rock band Filter kicked off their Make America Hate Again tour recently night at Slim’s in San Francisco. The show featured songs from their recently released album, Crazy Eyes. The performance began with deconstructed piano music intermixed with electronically distorted speeches from presidential candidate Donald Trump. The music was accompanied by projections and lighting effects, transforming the show from a performance to a multidimensional experience.   Filter opened with “Mother [...]

Candlebox

Candlebox Disappearing In Airports 2016 Tour By: Walter Morgan Photos By: Jenny Cash 4/16/16 At Slims Nightclub, san Francisco Kevin Martin – Vocals Dave Krusen – Drums Mike Leslie – Lead/Rhythm guitar Brian Quinn – Lead/Rhythm guitar Adam Kury – Bass When you think of the band Candlebox, many can remember how they burst on the music scene, in the Seattle based Alternative Grunge period. Formed in 1991, and putting out their self titled debut in 1993, that rocketed them to 4 Times Platinum success, many songs off that album, [...]

Otep and Lacey Sturm

There's nothing quite like live music, right? There's also nothing like an Otep show! Review from Phoenix Theater By: V De Montrond Photos from the Boardwalk by Alison Toon Petaluma's famous Phoenix Theater definitely had its' dose of metal madness the first weekend of April as headlining band Otep took the stage and delivered an adrenaline rush of a performance that included classic songs such as "Battle Ready," and "My Confession." I may have missed one count, but I'm pretty sure she drops [...]

Generation Axe

A Night Of Guitars Fox Theater, Oakland, California Story By: Walter Morgan photos by: Kevin Graft    "The Generation Axe show is a unique performance of five fiercely talented guitar players coming together to create a 6-string extravaganza that is sure to amaze and delight,” Steve Vai.   I had the pleasure of attending the 3rd concert of an exclusive 27 date U.S. 2016 Tour. Five of the best guitar players of our time on one stage. Playing individually, as well as a mixture of them [...]