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Alan D. Welding

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

Lucy Spraggan @ Pittsburgh’s Club Cafe (June 17)

UK’s Lucy Spraggan whose new (fifth!!) studio album Today Was a Good Day is truly one of a kind! Lucy – a four-time UK Top 40 artist – will be performing at Pittsburgh’s Club Cafe on June 17 Lucy Spraggan is in a good place and wants to share it with the world – earlier this week Lucy […]

Dhani Harrison premieres new film ‘IN///PARALIVE’ on Facebook today June 14/ @PPGPaintsArena Aug 1 w/ELO

Grammy award winning musician Dhani Harrison’s new film, IN///PARALIVE, which was recorded “in-the-round” at the legendary Henson Studios in Los Angeles, is streaming live today Friday June 14th on Harrison’s Facebook page ( at 12pm PST / 3pm EST. The film premieres just days before Harrison’s North American Summer tour kicks off with […]

EXNATIONS Releases New Single “John Hughes Movie Soundtrack” / July 12 Pittsburgh @BlackForgeCoffeeHouse

Self-proclaimed sad-pop act EXNATIONS has released a brand new single from their forthcoming EP Pink Haze. Fans can check out the vibrant “John Hughes Movie Soundtrack” now on Spotify. “John Hughes Movie Soundtrack” is the second track to be released from Pink Haze and follows “Tether,” which was previously featured on EARMILKand All Things Go. Pre-orders […]

Theatrical Metal Act RAVEN BLACK Releases New Single Ahead of National Tour with Static-X and DevilDriver/ July 9 @Jergels Pittsburgh

Theatrical metal band RAVEN BLACK are giving fans a teaser of the upcoming 2020 release Black with the release of “Risen from the Ashes,” available for streaming and download today. The single’s release comes just days before the band begins a massive tour alongside Static-X, DevilDriver, Dope and Wednesday 13 on the Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour. “It felt fitting […]

Swiss Army at Cattivo June 21st

Swiss Army & Friends Fri. Jun 21, 2019 at 7:00pm EDT7 days away Price: $12.00 21 and Over Join Swiss Army & friends on Friday June 21st at Cattivo! Featuring: Swiss Army, Lotus Kid, Bobby Mahoney & The Seventh Son, & Young Lungs! We’re gonna keep the party rolling after the show… […]


OUT NOW The Unforgettable Fire AVAILABLE HERE How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb AVAILABLE HERE Interscope Records/UMe today announce two new colored vinyl reissues from U2. Pressed on 180g vinyl, The Unforgettable Fire (1984) and How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004) will be released today June 7th 2019. The Unforgettable Fire Released nearly 35 years ago in October 1984, The Unforgettable Fire is the fourth studio album from […]

Chase Atlantic Headlining The Rex Theater

The Aussie band personally Chase Atlantic produces, performs, and conjures up dark, rhythmic alt-pop, punctuated by rock and R&B as well. Their stylish, distinctive sound has an undeniable groove and edge that highlights their knack for catchiness and hooks. Their sophomore album, PHASES, is due on 6/28 and is […]

Pittsburgh Profanity Free Rapper, Heartless

 Lendell Black, ubiquitously known as Heartless, is an American rapper and hip-hop artist. Hailing from Pittsburgh and brought up in the Homewood area, Heartless was drawn to music from a young age. And to this day, his passion and devotion towards music has only deepened. Heartless is popularly […]

I Prevail and Issues at Stage AE on 7/15

I Prevail and Issues are back on the road together this summer. The bands will appear at Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA on 7/15. Gold-certified Michigan band I Prevail dropped their 2019 sophomore album Trauma, out March 29 on Fearless Records. Check out the battering ram “Bow Down” […]

STATIC-X Pittsburgh July 9th @Jergel’s

STATIC-X will be out on the road and sharing the stage for the Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour with support from DevilDriver, Dope, Wednesday 13 and Raven Black. STATIC-X’s highly-anticipated Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour not only celebrates the 20th anniversary of the band’s platinum-selling debut, Wisconsin Death Trip but also serves […]

Shinedown Release GET UP EP Featuring Original, Piano, and Acoustic Versions of Hit Single “GET UP”/ In PGH July 10

Shinedown has released the GET UP EP via Atlantic Records, featuring a new acoustic version of their hit crossover anthem “GET UP,” along with the original song and the piano version. PRESS HERE to download/stream the GET UP EP and PRESS HERE to watch the stunning video for “GET UP (Piano Version),” which captures the camaraderie and spirit behind this […]