Category: Live Review

Happily Halloween: The Damned at Irving Plaza

The last time The Damned played Irving Plaza was in 2011, part of their 35th anniversary tour. Opting to play a Halloween show in Anaheim, Calif. instead that year, it was only a matter of time before they would make their way back to New York for the special day....

Dum Dum Girls Walk Dead on Halloween Eve

Halloween started early Thursday night. Bloody, smeared faces and gaping, flesh wounds on their body, Dee Dee, Jules, Sandy and Malia floated onstage as the undead at Brooklyn Bowl.  The Dum Dum Girls were fully zombified for Halloween Eve with guitarist Jules trickling wine down her chin for full horror...

Coming (Back) to America: The Boomtown Rats

Bob Geldof reached deep into his closet to wear something special for occasion: a snakeskin suit. Even though they’ve been playing throughout U.K. since May, The Boomtown Rats were returning to the United States for the first time in nearly 30 years. “We are the Boomtown Rats,” slithered Geldof, “and...

The Village Voice 4Knots Music Festival

For the fourth consecutive year, the Village Voice 4Knots Music Festival took over the South Street Seaport in New York City for seven hours of music on July 12. This year’s set up was different from years past with a Front/Row Stage set up in the middle of Fulton Street...

CMJ 2012: Artist Line-Up Announcement party

It’s about that time again folks! CMJ Music Marathon isn’t for another month but it’s definitely a time to get excited. Since the radio is dominated by pop music, it’s become hard to discover new bands or artists. Some would simply suggest a music recommendation service like Pandora or Spotify...

My Chemical Romance Burn Up Second New York Show

Hands raised, hundreds beckoned with chants of “M-C-R.”  Their thumps paid off as My Chemical Romance walked on stage for their second, sold-out New York City show Saturday night at Terminal 5, lighting up the impatient crowd with opener “Na Na Na.” “I have a theory,” said singer Gerard Way,...

3OH!3, Inner Party System and The Chain Gang of 1974

Dance, Electronica, Rap.  Know where I’m going with this?  Me neither, but  Chain Gang of 1974, Inner Party System and 3OH!3 put on one hell of a show.  Sadly, the venue sucks but what can ya do? All the shenanigans took place on November 22nd at Steppin Out in Virginia...

Lights In The Sky Over Red Rocks–NIN

I must admit that I am probably one of the biggest NIN geeks alive.  I get SOOO jacked up before a NIN show I can hardly contain myself……and I know I pester the shit out of my wife, family and co-workers for the few weeks leading up to the concert!...

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4.23.07  @ MERCURY LOUNGE It took a lot to separate me from the TV and a VH1 classic rewind of Damn Yankees last week. Tommy Shaw’s stonewashed man shorts and Ted Nugent’s kill it and grill it self were about to rope me in for a second time. Anyway, I...