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Alan D. Welding

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

Dashboard Confessional Announces ‘The Best Ones Of The Best Ones,’ Massive 20th Celebration U.S. Tour With Full Album Plays/PGH DATE 3/7

DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL ANNOUNCES THE BEST ONES OF THE BEST ONES: FIRST-EVER CAREER-SPANNING COMPILATION OUT JANUARY 31st, 2020, PRE-ORDER NOWANNOUNCES 2020 20TH CELEBRATION TOURIncludes Full Album Plays of The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most & A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar in Select CitiesOfficial Dashboard Confessional Reverb Shop Launching September […]

CLUTCH RELEASE BRAND NEW 2019 STUDIO RECORDING OF CLASSIC SINGLE “ELECTRIC WORRY”/ SEPT 21 in Erie

Clutch announce the release of “Electric Worry.” The single is the third in a series of new studio recordings that comprise the newly launched Weathermaker Vault Series and the first new official music Clutch is making available since the release of their critically acclaimed album, Book Of Bad Decisions.The new live video uses footage from […]

Strange Ranger @ Mr. Smalls on 9/19

Strange Ranger is going on tour in support of their just-released new album Remembering The Rockets, including a 9/19 date at Mr. Smalls. Remembering The Rockets, an album reflecting frontman Isaac Eiger’s anxiety about the chaotic and ecologically collapsing world has received universal acclaim for its hypnotic, shimmering sound and […]

AVRIL LAVIGNE ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN “HEAD ABOVE WATER” TOUR / OCT 8 @Roxian Theater Pittsburgh

Grammy-nominated, pop-rock icon Avril Lavigne has announced her first tour in 5 years. The 15-date North American “Head Above Water” tour will kick off on September 14 in Seattle, WA and will hit cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Boston before concluding in Philadelphia, PA on October 11. The tour is […]

KORN SHARE NEW SONG “CAN YOU HEAR ME” & ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING DRAMATIZED PODCAST SERIES ‘THE NOTHING’

KORN has shared “Can You Hear Me,” the latest single from their widely anticipated new album THE NOTHING, set for release September 13th via Elektra Records / Roadrunner Records.  The new track arrives alongside the announcement of the band’s groundbreaking dramatized anthology podcast series, ‘The Nothing,’ which was written and […]

The Bros. Landreth @ Thunderbird Music Hall, Oct. 16th

The Bros. Landreth will release their sophomore album ’87, Sept. 27th via Birthday Cake/The Orchard, performing at the Thunderbird Music Hall on Oct. 16th.  The Winnipeg brothers, Joey & Dave, premiered a new single, “Good Love”, last week via Billboard, who called it, “impeccable songwriting with ear-grabbing guitar riffs, infectious percussion, […]

STARCRAWLER in Pittsburgh @ Club Cafe on 10/28

Up-and-coming Los Angeles rock band Starcrawler, fronted by the enigmatic nineteen-year-old frontwoman Arrow de Wilde have announced their sophomore LP Devour You (out 10/11 on Rough Trade) and recently wrapped up support tours with The Distillers, then with Beck, Cage The Elephant, and Spoon. Now they are taking […]

JUST ANNOUNCED: Trolls LIVE! Tour Coming to Pittsburgh! Poppy, Branch and All Their Trolls Friends Take Over PPG Paints Arena, March 27-29, 2020

Trolls LIVE! Tour Coming to Pittsburgh Poppy, Branch and All Their Trolls Friends Take Over PPG Paints Arena, March 27-29 PITTSBURGH, PA (September 3, 2019) – Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch and all their Trolls friends come to life on stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first ever live tour! Jam-packed […]

SPIRIT Presents: Signals Midwest PIN Record Release Show September 1, 2019

Organizers at SPIRIT proudly present Signals Midwest on tour supporting their new album PIN. The performance will be held downstairs in Spirit Lodge at 9:00pm on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Supporting Signals Midwest (https://www.lauren-records.com/artists/signals-midwest) will be Nightmarathons (https://www.facebook.com/nightmarathons/), World’s Scariest Police Chases (https://www.facebook.com/wspolicechases/), and One If By Land […]

Sure Sure (w/ Half Alive) at Stage AE on 10/7

“‘Warm Animals’ displays a youthful enthusiasm featuring an unrestrained and vibrant instrumental section.” –Earmilk“[What’s It Like?] is one of our most anticipated releases of the summer” -The Wild Honey Pie“In a sense, Sure Sure’s latest feels like a heart-to-heart with your oldest friend; comforting, familiar, but leaving you with […]