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Alan D. Welding

COO/EIC Pittsburgh Music Magazine, Photographer, Rhetoric and Journalism Teacher, musician, artist, writer, tattoo enthusiast, animal lover.

Liquid Death Greatest Hates headbangers like “Fire Your Marketing Guy” and “Get Slaughtered On Shark Tank” on Spotify and YouTube NOW

Starting May 1, fans will be able to listen to Greatest Hates headbangers like “Fire Your Marketing Guy” and “Get Slaughtered On Shark Tank” on Spotify and YouTube.  To create the album, Liquid Death worked with Gus Rios (Malevolent Creation, Divine Empire, Upon Infliction), Matt Laplant (Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, Nonpoint, Skindred, Malevolent Creation, etc.), Seth Ringler (Upon Infliction), Torin Ridgeway (Arsis), and Jim Malone (Arsis).  Liquid Death’s album just hit Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/album/35MCONvg1s2g8KqgxEEnAw?si=RTMkAAQ9QOOlj5Kn-w5SaQ. […]

PRESALE ALERT: Andrea Bocelli Returns to Pittsburgh

Saturday December 5, 2020 8:00 PM  As a prayer of hope, Andrea Bocelli returns to the United States this Holiday Season.  Stops include his first career performance on December 3rd in St. Louis, MO, additional stops include performances in Pittsburgh, Detroit, Philadelphia, the tenor’s first back-to-back concerts in […]

JAMES TAYLOR POSTPONES HIS US TOUR WITH JACKSON BROWNE

Due to the unprecedented circumstances surrounding COVID-19, James Taylor and His All-Star Band, with special guest Jackson Browne, have announced their upcoming US Tour will be postponed.  James’s June 21st show at Fenway Park with Brandi Carlile and Shawn Colvin has also been postponed. We are examining various time periods […]

CODE ORANGE SHARE NEW SONG “SULFUR SURROUNDING”/ Record Release Party at The Roxian on Saturday

GRAMMY nominated band Code Orange have shared “Sulfur Surrounding,” the third new track to be released off their forthcoming album, UNDERNEATH, due out Friday, March 13th [Album Art / Tracklist Below]. “Sulfur Surrounding” is available today on all streaming platforms with an animated music video created by Code Orange’s own Eric ‘Shade’ Balderose streaming […]

THE DARKNESS Easter Is Canceled Tour 5/15 @Rex Theater

THE DARKNESS KICKS OFF NORTH AMERICAN LEG OF THEIR EASTER IS CANCELLEDHEADLINING WORLD TOUR ON APRIL13th Band Will Play New Album “Easter Is Cancelled” In Full Followed By Set of All The Hits and More  Multi-platinum selling UK rock band THE DARKNESS – frontman Justin Hawkins, guitarist Dan Hawkins, bassist Frankie Poullain and drummer Rufus Taylor – released Easter […]

REVIEW: The Nothing Happens Tour at Mr. Smalls Theatre

Words and photos: Abigail McNatt Following the release of their debut album, Nothing Happens in 2019, Wallows hit the road to celebrate their album’s success. On February 26th, the tour came to Mr. Smalls Theatre, just on the outskirts of Pittsburgh. As an opener, they brought along Penelope Isles from the UK. Penelope Isles could […]

Metallica: A Note from James

Dear Metallica Family, It pains me to write this, but I have to let all of you know that I cannot make it to Sonic Temple in Columbus and Louder Than Life in Louisville this year. As part of my continuing effort to get and stay healthy, I have critical recovery events […]

TOOL Announces Spring Tour Dates

TOOL, who recently took home the GRAMMY Award® for Best Metal Performance for the song “7empest,” has added an extensive Spring tour for North America. The tour news arrives as the Los Angeles-based band wraps up a sold out Australasian tour, with the final two shows of the […]