Sevendust brings “War” to the Q-Casino in Dubuque IA

It’s a rare treat for a national metal act to grace the banks of the Mississippi River in Dubuque, IA. Sevendust brought their show to the new Backwaters Stage outside the Q Casino on this last day of May, and I was lucky enough to Read More …

Rock 105.7 Spring Fling 2018 – Day Two

  Night two of Spring Fling on Peoria’s riverfront was an absolute success. The lines were long with fans waiting (not necessarily patiently, but they did pretty good) to see some of their favorite bands perform tonight.  The night started out with Burden of the Read More …

Rock 105.7 Spring Fling 2018 – Day One

      For an event that was just an idea in 2011, what took place May 17 & 18 on the Peoria Riverfront was pretty amazing. Rock 105.7 WIXO teamed up with the two biggest entities in Central Illinois music, Inked Entertainment, and the Read More …

The Struts One Night Only at The Castle Theatre in Bloomington , Il

Tuesday night, The Castle Theatre in Bloomington Illinois hosted a rock show that spanned 3 countries. Featured acts were Spirit Animal (Brooklyn, NY), The Glorious Sons (Kingston, Ontario), and The Struts (Derby, UK).   When the Struts finally took the stage, I knew my wait was Read More …

Buckcherry brings the Rock to The Block at Harrah’s Philly

  Buckcherry brings Classic Rock N Roll to Philly at e Block at Harrah’s !! Buckcherry rolled into the Philly area like an Mixed MMA fighter, providing a much needed  kick to our musical ass. This band is all about classic , in your face Read More …

Judas Priest on the FirePower Tour 2018 – Bloomington Il

    I admit, I had a few reservations about seeing Judas Priest at Grossinger’s Motor Arena Sunday night in Bloomington, Illinois. As a lifelong fan, I was concerned how I would feel with the notable absence of Lead Guitarist Glenn Tipton from the line-up. Read More …

Judah and the Lion’s “Going to Mars” Invades Philly

            From the moment I drove down the side street of The Fillmore to enter the parking facility, I saw a line of fans waiting to enter that stretched longer than I have ever seen before. Right then and there, Read More …

Walk the Moon’s “Press Restart” Tour Stops in Philly!

      Walk the Moon, in midst of their multi country “Press Restart” made way to The Fillmore Philly last night. The band, fronted by singer and keyboardist Nicholas Petricca accompanied by bassist Kevin Ray, drummer Sean Wauguman, and guitarist Eli Maiman create somewhat Read More …

Breaking Benjamin Hits the Road with New Music on the Way

      Breaking Benjamin hit the stage at Reading’s Santander Arena in support of Avenged Sevenfold’s “The Stage” World Tour. The band just released a new single “Red Cold River” for the first time since 2015’s “Dark Before Dawn” album. “Ember”, the bands’ new Read More …

Butch Walker brings Holiday Cheer to Chicago’s House of Blues

              The Christmas festivities were in full swing this week at the Chicago House of Blues. On the evening of Wednesday, December 20th each area of the venue was packed with party goers in their best holiday dress and Read More …