Gemini Syndrome Tears Down Iowa!

There is something that is definitely need to be said about just taking over at a club in the Midwest.  Especially when a well-known, well-respected band that is becoming a major influence in the mainstream rock world does this simply because they want to be Read More …

The Beer Run Tour Celebrates ‘Murica in Des Moines!

On July 3rd, The Beer Run Tour headlined by ska-masters Reel Big Fish stormed and danced on through the Simon Estes Amphitheater in Des Moines, Iowa.  The Expendables, The Queers, and Tunnel Vision served as special guests for this fun-filled, action packed tour!  Roughly 2,000 Read More …

Direct Support Act 101: Starring Saving Abel!

It is officially July 1st, 2017 and I received a few text messages in regards to the Puddle Of Mudd concert with special guests Saving Abel show that commenced at the Surf Ballroom.  It was one of those things where I was just making conversation Read More …

“Abominate The World Tour” featuring Doyle and Davey Suicide Leaves Iowa for Dead!

There is something to be said about a living legend in the punk/metal world when they come to an intimate venue such as Spicoli’s Rockade in Waterloo, Iowa that leaves a lasting impression on the audience.  Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein left a trail of corpses Read More …

“Hearts In Hell” Tour featuring Stitched Up Heart and Hell Or Highwater Scorches Iowa!

There is something to be said about seeing a performance in a club setting.  It’s more intimate, there is that level of connection between the band/recording artist and the fanbase that is definitely personal, and it also gives a local band or two another opportunity Read More …

Never Say Die, VYCES, and Era 9 Tear Down Iowa!

There is something refreshing about going to see several bands that are willing to make the sacrifices necessary in order to try to make it to the next level or to absolutely make it to the big time.  There is toil, blood, sweat, and tears Read More …

Skillet Delivers Riveting Performance at Steamboat Days 2017

Skillet came to Burlington, Iowa’s Steamboat Days festival on June 15, 2017 as part of their Unleashed Tour.  Hot, humid 95 degree temperatures and a plethora of bugs did nothing to damper the enthusiasm as the crowd arrived early for their chance to see the Read More …

The Acacia Strain Destroys It In Iowa!

Very soon, you will be seeing a review of The Acacia Strain’s upcoming release entitled “Gravebloom”, which is due out June 30th via Rise Records.  Not only that, but you will get to see our interview with Griffin Landa, who is the bass player for Read More …