Lavender Tour: A Detroit Show Review

by Kyle Brown What happens when three rising stars in the music industry decide to tour together? If you answered a show that had three artists that could have been headlining acts, you answered correctly. The Majestic Theater in Detroit, Michigan played host to the Lavender tour. The tour in name of Jake Scott's upcoming … Continue reading Lavender Tour: A Detroit Show Review

50 years of metal: Judas Priest shows no signs of rust

If you call yourself a metalhead and have no idea who Judas Priest is, you may not be as metal as you think you are. Judas Priest is now 50 years into the music industry, and from what I could tell, still going as strong as it was all those years back. Having gone through … Continue reading 50 years of metal: Judas Priest shows no signs of rust

Live Review: The Toadies with Nashville Pussy and Reverend Horton Heat

Royal Oak Music Theater played host to the Toadies this past Wednesday in Royal Oak, Michigan. The band is on tour to celebrate the 25th (and then some) anniversary of their platinum debut ‘Rubberneck’ with Nashville Pussy and Reverend Horton Heat opening. After having to re-schedule two times, a third set time was a success. … Continue reading Live Review: The Toadies with Nashville Pussy and Reverend Horton Heat

V**GRA BOYS RELEASE NEW ALBUM CAVE WORLD OUT NOW

Stockholm post-punk band Vgra Boys (= "ia" because spam FILTERS) have released their third studio album Cave World via YEAR0001. Produced by past collaborators Pelle Gunnerfeldt (The Hives, The Knife, etc.) and DJ HaydnFollowing, Cave World’s cultivated amalgamation of focused writing, astute humor, and sharp production serve to solidify the band’s position as the apex … Continue reading V**GRA BOYS RELEASE NEW ALBUM CAVE WORLD OUT NOW

BLINK-182 RETURNS FOR MASSIVE GLOBAL TOUR & NEW MUSIC REUNITING MARK, TOM, AND TRAVIS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY 10 YEARS

Special Guests Include Turnstile in North America, Rise Against in Australia, The Story So Far in United Kingdom & Europe and Wallows in Latin AmericaTickets On Sale Starting Monday, October 17 at 10 AM at blink182.com New Single “Edging” Coming Friday, October 14 Multi-platinum, award winning group blink-182 have announced their biggest tour ever, a colossal global … Continue reading BLINK-182 RETURNS FOR MASSIVE GLOBAL TOUR & NEW MUSIC REUNITING MARK, TOM, AND TRAVIS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY 10 YEARS

renforshort’s dear amelia tour

The night started off with Justus Bennetts, who released five singles in 2021 alone and amassed a large TikTok following, absolutely bringing his A-game, and immediately won over the crowd. The energy exuding from him instantly transferred to the crowd and everyone was dancing and jumping around with him. Performing original tracks alongside a few … Continue reading renforshort’s dear amelia tour

Los Angeles’ The Sweet Kill Announce Debut LP with Synth-Soaked Post-Punk Single “Darkness”

Watch the Video Darknesshttps://youtu.be/iwDiMYhMcAQ The Sweet Kill have just announced the release of their debut LP Darkness with their newest video-single by the same name. The Sweet Kill is a one-man post-punk project which focuses on the more dark and gothic side of the genre. Perpetually recording and producing at his own SHADOW ZONE SOUND … Continue reading Los Angeles’ The Sweet Kill Announce Debut LP with Synth-Soaked Post-Punk Single “Darkness”

Fedd the God: Vinyl Verse Summer Tour Review

Fedd the God rocked the Pavilion at Star Lake this past Sunday August 28th in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. The Vinyl Verse Summer Tour, headlined by Wiz Khalifa and Logic, hit the road in late July with openers Fedd along with DJ Drama, C Dot Castro, and 24Kgoldn. The tour's only stop in PA kicked off the … Continue reading Fedd the God: Vinyl Verse Summer Tour Review

Kehlani: Blue Water Road Trip Tour Review

Kehlani made her tenth stop at Robert Morris University’s UPMC Event Center on her Blue Water Road Trip tour following the release of her much anticipated seventh album, Blue Water Road. Her North American tour hits 28 cities with openers Rico Nasty and Destin Conrad before heading to Europe for an additional 15 shows. Although … Continue reading Kehlani: Blue Water Road Trip Tour Review

Hayley Kiyoko: All 4 Nothing tour Review

By Kyle Brown Hot off a new album release, Hayley Kiyoko took the stage as a special guest to the Lauv: All 4 Nothing Tour around 8pm Saturday night. This was the third stop on the tour, in the beautiful venue of Meadow Brook Amphitheater. The venue, set back in a wooded area, offered plenty … Continue reading Hayley Kiyoko: All 4 Nothing tour Review

Toronto Supergroup UWUW Announce Debut LP with Lead Single “Scattered Ashes”

Self Titled Album Releases October 21, 2022-------------------Public Stream Scattered AshesUWUW (pronounced you-you) have just announced the release of their debut, self-titled LP with their lead single Scattered Ashes. With some of Toronto’s most experienced and revered musicians making this project possible, it’s no wonder why the sonic presence of this project demands your attention and … Continue reading Toronto Supergroup UWUW Announce Debut LP with Lead Single “Scattered Ashes”

Elder Rocks Millvale’s Mr. Smalls for a Night of Progressive Metal

By Nick Razum At the Mr. Smalls theater in Millvale, Elder came to town with Ruby the Hatchet and Dreadnought to show Pittsburgh a night of progressive metal and hard rock. The metal heads came out in spades for some head banging and the bands came to rock.  Dreadnought started off the night with some … Continue reading Elder Rocks Millvale’s Mr. Smalls for a Night of Progressive Metal

Four Chord Music Festival Announces Addition Of STATE CHAMPS and Allister To The Lineup

FourChordMusicFestival.com Festival expands to two days. Also featuring All Time Low, Bad Religion, Descendants, Jimmy Eat World, Pennywise, The Story So Far, The Starting Line, Silverstein, The Maine, and many more. September 9 & 10, 2022 at Wild Things Park Four Chord Music Festival announces the addition of STATE CHAMPS and Allister (celebrating the 20 year … Continue reading Four Chord Music Festival Announces Addition Of STATE CHAMPS and Allister To The Lineup

Need a pick me up? Sad Summer Fest is here to help!

2022 Sad Summer Fest poster. Pittsburgh will play host to what is being called the replacement to Warped Tour. This “replacement”, is Sad Summer Fest. Contrary to the tour’s name, Sad Summer Fest is here to give a day long festival of music that will bring a lot of fun and entertainment to anyone is … Continue reading Need a pick me up? Sad Summer Fest is here to help!

Toronto Music Scene Stalwart Chad Ross (Quest for Fire / Comet Control) Releases Psych-Folk Solo Album as C.ROSS

Stream Skull Creator on all Streaming Services (July 13) https://orcd.co/skullcreator Watch the Video Wrong Side of the Sky https://youtu.be/uQXUONB75FQ “Skull Creator” is the new solo record by Canadian singer/guitarist C.Ross, better known as Chad Ross, who currently fronts Toronto psych rockers Comet Control (Teepee Records). The new record features eight genre-stradling songs of americana tinged … Continue reading Toronto Music Scene Stalwart Chad Ross (Quest for Fire / Comet Control) Releases Psych-Folk Solo Album as C.ROSS

Behold, The Band CAMINO

Photos + words: Ryan Carcia The Band CAMINO took the stage at Stage AE in Pittsburgh for a special performance on their “The Tour CAMINO” tour. The venue was absolutely packed on both the lower and upper levels as fans lined up hours before the show began for a clear view of the stage and, … Continue reading Behold, The Band CAMINO

The ROLE MODEL Concert Experience

Photos and review by: Ryan Carcia ROLE MODEL is as good as it gets in the bedroom pop spectrum of music. He’s currently on the road promoting his 2022 album Rx, and with shows being in high demand all over the country, I had to see one of them for myself. The show began with … Continue reading The ROLE MODEL Concert Experience

Wallows’ Tell Me That It’s Over Tour Comes to Pittsburgh

Photos and review by: Abigail McNatt After a long two years of cancellations and reschedules, we have finally reached the time where shows are back and in full force. The last time Wallows was in Pittsburgh was in February 2020, just before the whole world shut down. Since then, they have had quite the glow … Continue reading Wallows’ Tell Me That It’s Over Tour Comes to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh-based Rapper | Producer Sets out on European Tour

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Producer, rapper and musician Gallo Locknez sets out on his firstEuropean tour this summer. Teaming up with longtime friend and collaborator, DJ Swissivory (DMX) for stops in Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Croatia at the end of June 2022. “I’m thrilled to be teaming up with Swissivory on this tour. We are really … Continue reading Pittsburgh-based Rapper | Producer Sets out on European Tour

Kahone Concept announces new pop infused release “Amicably”.

Listen here // Watch hereKahone Concept is a pop/indie artist from Pittsburgh, PA. Taking aesthetic inspirationfrom 70’s pop culture and retro-futurism, he is aimed to encompass his songs in a manner that is a reflection of not just a musical act, but his life as a whole, describing his project as “the story of a … Continue reading Kahone Concept announces new pop infused release “Amicably”.

2 Shadows Share ‘Bring The Cold Inside’ EP

Vancouver, BC Canada based Metalcore band 2 Shadows have released their debut EP ‘Bring The Cold Inside’ on Rock Shop Records. They are also sharing the video for lead track ‘Boulevard Of Broken Dreams’ that features Ryan Hayes of Righteous Vendetta on guest vocals.  The song has been added to key Rock & Metal playlists at Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon … Continue reading 2 Shadows Share ‘Bring The Cold Inside’ EP

ELYNE Drops New Single “Call It Home” Dedicated to Fans

Music is something unstoppable, something you can connect with, Elyne’s brand new single “Call It Home” is now available across all the platforms. “This song is an hymn to music itself and to the people who have believed and still believe in our music and in what we do. It’s amazing to see how people … Continue reading ELYNE Drops New Single “Call It Home” Dedicated to Fans

Sigrid: A look into her Sophmore album ‘How To Let Go’

Sigrids' Sophmore album cover Written by Kyle Brown Twenty five year old Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid, has put out her much anticipated sophomore album ‘How To Let Go’. The album follows up her debut album, Sucker Punch from 2019, where she flew to stardom with songs like the song Sucker Punch and Don't Kill My Vibe. … Continue reading Sigrid: A look into her Sophmore album ‘How To Let Go’

Attention Photographers and Writers!

Are you looking to get some writing or photography experience in the music industry? You're in luck! Pittsburgh Music Magazine is searching for talented photographers and writers to add to our team! If you've got an interest in live music photography, show reviews and/or reviewing music releases, this is the opportunity for you. This is … Continue reading Attention Photographers and Writers!

Ryan Browand – North to South Release

Ryan Browand, a young artist hailing from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania has released his first project titled North To South. A 4 track body of work that was produced entirely by himself. This 4 track project is a test of the waters with different tracks that have different sounds but present an overall perspective of where Ryan … Continue reading Ryan Browand – North to South Release

DUSTY GRANT Releases Official Music Video for Poignant Debut Single, “Oceans”!

April 8, 2022 - Wichita, KS based, Dark Rock artist DUSTY GRANT has revealed the official music video for the debut single from his newly, fully formed band, "Oceans"! Written and produced by GRANT and JASON CATLETT (with additional production duties as well as recorded and mixed by CHRIS DAWSON) with mastering by MIKE KALAJIAN, the music video for "Oceans" was directed … Continue reading DUSTY GRANT Releases Official Music Video for Poignant Debut Single, “Oceans”!

Home Invasion Signs to Deciduous Records, Releases “Porch Light”

Home Invasion is an atmospheric blackened blues duo from North Dakota. Combining elements of post-rock, country, black metal, and spoken word, the band tells the harrowing story of the events that took place on the night of December 5th, 1986. Through rabbit hole loops and unsettling aesthetics, Home Invasion’s live installments create an environment that can … Continue reading Home Invasion Signs to Deciduous Records, Releases “Porch Light”

SOCIETY 1 Releases Official Music Video for New Single, “I Never Saw You”!

LA Based Industrial Metal band SOCIETY 1 has released the official music video for their new single, "I Never Saw You." Written by Matt Zane, "I Never Saw You" is off of the band's final album with the late bassist, Black Level Six, out NOW! "The album is in memory of DV 'Dirt' Karloff. It is the last album we … Continue reading SOCIETY 1 Releases Official Music Video for New Single, “I Never Saw You”!

Jamie Stoffa Reflects On Hard Times With “Try To Forget”

Jamie Stoffa is a genre-bending multi-instrumentalist based out of Washington, D.C. who blends elements of pop, rock, and post-hardcore with modern production to create a signature sound that is unique and evocative.  Jamie has released his latest single “Try to Forget.” “The song is about a time in my life when I was alone in a … Continue reading Jamie Stoffa Reflects On Hard Times With “Try To Forget”

Alternative Rockers ASAVA Get Personal, Therapeutic with “25”

ASAVA is an alternative rock band formed in 2017 in Canton, Ohio. A group of childhood friends with dreams of rocking legendary stages, ASAVA has come out swinging with their new hard-hitting new single, “25". The song was birthed out of a low point for the band. "I started writing this song in the Summer of 2020 just … Continue reading Alternative Rockers ASAVA Get Personal, Therapeutic with “25”